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Department of Mechanical Engineering research

Our research activities and expertise include design and manufacturing, machine systems, solid mechanics, materials, and thermo-fluids.

Our research centres

Most of our research projects are carried out in one of our established centres. Our work ranges from fundamental investigations to applied research. We work with industry and other universities worldwide on the latest innovations in research.

Our Institutes, units and groups

As well as our research centres, much of our core research in the Department is linked to Institutes, units and groups

Our research impact

The research we carry out results in long-lasting benefits for industry, society and the environment.

Our projects

Find out about some of the projects we're currently working on.

Open ankle models project

3d computer model of ankle bones including tibia, fibula, talus, calcaneus, and navicular.

We are developing a new open-source simulation tool to improve our understanding and treatment of ankle injury.

Join our team

Whether you are starting your research career or looking for a change, we may have the right opportunity for you.