Areas of expertise

Explore our specialist capabilities and areas of expertise

 

  • Metal casting torch

    Advanced Casting Science and Technologies

    Progressing casting technologies towards sustainable design and manufacturing

  • Flight control system

    Aeronautical Systems

    The design and optimisation of aeronautical systems for greener and more efficient aircraft

  • Aero structure assembly

    Aerospace Manufacturing

    The enhancement of aircraft materials, assembly and automation for aerospace manufacturing

  • Welding sparks

    Aerospace Materials

    Developing materials for aeronautical applications to ultimately lower emissions by aircraft

  • Airplane wing design graphic

    Aerospace Structures

    The development of aero-structures using advanced materials to extend service life of aircraft

  • Stethoscope

    Ageing & Chronic Disease

    Turning medical innovation into practical, beneficial healthcare solutions for the elderly

  • Supermarket produce from above

    Agrifood Systems

    Delivering a secure food supply in the face of population, environmental and economic trends and constraints

  • Air quality and climate change at Cranfield

    Air

    Air quality and climate change are two major environmental challenges facing society

  • Airplane accident investigation

    Air Transport Safety & Investigation

    Education, training and research on the number one priority for the aviation industry: safety

  • New aircraft design

    Aircraft Design

    Working towards environmentally friendly and cost effective aviation in the civil and military arenas

  • Airplane wing

    Airworthiness

    Improving airworthiness compliance from the design process through life to in-service aircraft maintenance

  • Bioinformatics diagram

    Applied Informatics

    The application of informatics in the environmental, agricultural and biological fields

  • Army tank driving

    Armour systems

    Our work and expertise as one of the primary light armour test facilities in the world

  • Intelligent automation centre

    Autonomous Systems

    The use of autonomous vehicles for search and rescue, mapping, crop-spraying, mine clearance and more

  • Airplane transport management

    Aviation Management & Operations

    Innovation and new business modelling for a more customer focused air transport industry