Department of Engineering

  • Leonardo da Vinci: the first systematic study of friction

  • UK steel can survive if it transforms itself, say researchers

  • Biomedical Engineering new perspectives for clinical solutions

  • Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering 2016

  • PhD student Sakthy Selvakumaran is on the Forbes 30 under 30 list

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Latest news

Leonardo da Vinci: the first systematic study of friction

05 May 2016

Friction is immensely important to us, without it, for example, yet it is only 50 years since a special word – ‘tribology’ – was first coined to describe its study.

Inside Big Ben: why the world's most famous clock will soon lose its bong

29 Apr 2016

London is soon going to lose one of its most familiar sounds when the world-famous Big Ben falls silent for repairs. 

Professor Lord Mair makes maiden speech at House of Lords

28 Apr 2016

Professor Lord Mair, head of the Department of Engineering’s Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC), made his maiden speech to the House of Lords.