Department of Engineering

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Undergraduate Study

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Graduate Study

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Latest news

University teaching awards honour excellence

01 Jul 2015

Professor Jim Woodhouse is one of thirteen inspirational academics who have been honoured for the outstanding quality and approach to their teaching. 

Institute for Manufacturing: Design Show 2015

30 Jun 2015

Teams of third-year MET students presented designs and business plans at the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) Design Show 2015.

A novel switching mechanism for adhesion

24 Jun 2015

Lizbeth Prieto-López, PhD student working with Professor John Williams is designing a novel switching mechanism for adhesion that uses Van der Waals forces. ​