Faculty of Engineering



Advanced Manufacturing Technology

AMT conducts research at the forefront of manufacturing science and technology working in close cooperation with a number of strategic industrial partners and research centres worldwide. 

Advanced Materials

Advanced Materials

AMRG is building a dynamic, interactive community in materials research to advance technical excellence through collaborative, innovative research in science and engineering.

Architecture, Culture and Tectonics

Architecture, Culture and Tectonics

ACT focuses on architectural humanities, culture, design and tectonics.


Buildings, Energy and Environment

BEE aims to inform the sustainable practice of architecture and engineering, in order to enhance the quality of the built environment through world leading fundamental and applied collaborative research.



The group aims to solve important clinical and biological problems through the application of multi-scale characterisation and modelling.

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Bioprocess, Environmental and Chemical Technologies

BECT group specialises in sustainable manufacturing and treatment of chemicals and materials from renewable resources.


Centre for Additive Manufacturing

CfAM focuses on next generation multifunctional Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology.


Centre for Structural Engineering and Informatics

CSEI is a major centre for research in structural engineering, construction materials, engineering design and construction informatics leading to solutions that contribute toward modern, resilient and sustainable societies.


Cleaner Fossil Energy and Carbon Capture Technologies

CFE&CCT's primary incentive is to develop new, innovative methods to reduce fossil fuel emissions that are causing irreversible damage to the earth’s atmosphere.



Advanced fibre composites of processign and performance are the two main areas of focus. Research is applied within a number of sectors including automotive, aerospace, wind energy, power generation and medicine.


Environment, People and Design

ePAD aims to address critical local and global issues that seek to improve the quality of life, health and wellbeing of individuals primarily within the built and natural environment.


Fluids and Thermal Engineering

FLUTE have expertise in experimental fluid mechanics, computational fluids dynamics (CFD), two-phase flow and heat transfer enhancement, as well as thermodynamics and systems including internal combustion engines, HVAC and refrigeration, gas and oil process, thermal management and heat exchangers.

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Food, Water, Waste

FWW work across a wide range of industries including food, bio-products, waste and resource management, wastewater and agriculture to deliver sustainable and resilient solutions to global challenges in the areas of food, water and resource security.


Gas Turbine and Transmissions Centre

G2TRC focusses on developing new technologies, analysising methods and understanding for existing and future gas turbine core and transmissions architectures.


Geohazards and Earth Processes

GEP focusses on Earth process research, covering science, observation, modelling, impacts on and risks to infrastructure, with a focus on how those processes create hazards.


George Green Institute for Electromagnetics Research

GGIEMR are experts in photonic and optoelectronic simulation, simulation for electromagnetic compatibility and power quality, and the transmission line modelling method (TLM).


Human Factors

Human Factors Research Group (HFRG) apply human factors theory, methods and approaches across a wide range of application areas such as design for usability, efficiency, effectiveness and wellbeing for individuals, teams and organisations.


Microwave Process Engineering

MPE have research in mining and minerals, energy, polymers and advanced materials, food and bio-products, to deliver technical, environmental and economic process benefits.


Nottingham Centre for Geomechanics

NCG has expertise in civil, materials, and mining engineering, and also mathematics to solve all forms of soil and rock-related problems in engineering design and construction. 


Nottingham Geospatial Institute

NGI specialise in satellite navigation and positioning systems, photogrammetry and remote sensing, geospatial intelligence, location based services, semantic, reasoning and cognition.


Nottingham Transport Engineering Centre

Research focuses on road asphalt, dock, airport and rail pavements, wider transportation infrastructure, asset management and maintenance, sustainability and the environment.


Optics and Photonics

OAP has strong work in Instrumentation engineering, the science of optical and ultrasonic waves - the creation, detection and manipulation of waves, and light/ultrasound/matter interactions - exploiting the way light and ultrasound.


Power Electronics, Machines and Control

PEMC's research is in power electronic systems, electrical machine technologies, drivers and controls, and power electronic integration.


Resilience Engineering

The group is developing modelling techniques to predict ways of improving the design, maintenance, and operation of engineering systems in order to reduce the frequency and consequences of failure. 



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