The development, characterisation and toxicological evaluation of nanomaterials for the improvement of quality of life
The manipulation of materials at the atomic scale where properties can be significantly altered by the inclusion or omission of just a few atoms
Our research offers new insights into the functioning, and responses, of the natural environment to stresses and pressures.
Testing, training and research in off-road vehicle engineering and dynamics
Exploiting current and new sources of oil and gas through the development of novel solutions for exploration and transport
The optimisation of vehicle ride and handling performance for driver safety and comfort
The use of programming, modelling, simulation, computer graphics, wargaming and other synthetic environments for the defence sector
We address areas of plant and crop science and plant-microbe associations that are critical to crop production and quality.
Enhancing our understanding of gas turbines for power generation and potential new opportunities for future use
An internationally recognised centre of excellence in ultra precision machines and processes
Optimising processes and equipment for efficient individual performance, and overall system performance
Combining expertise in manufacturing, innovation, and cost and through-life engineering for lean and creative product and service design
Minimising cost and increasing scale and efficiency in renewable energies such as wind, wave, tidal, solar, biofuels and biomass
Over 60 years of research and expertise in safety, resilience, risk and reliability
Developing sensor technologies, from inception through to prototype manufacturing and evaluation