Faculty of Engineering

Impact Success Stories

 Browse our case studies to see how our research is making an impact in the UK and beyond. 

A close up of the hydrogen pyrolysis system

New pyrolysis techniques informing fuel additives and UK energy policy

A white unbranded passenger plane flying above the clouds

Developing global standards for aircraft electrical power systems

A mound of plastic bottles crushed together

Driving global changes in the power industry for a low carbon future



MicroHammer pilot processing plant

Microwave breakthrough reducing energy consumption in copper extraction

The FLARE robot working on an aircraft engine

The robots bringing about a revolution in on-wing engine maintenance for Rolls-Royce

Machinery at the Promethean Particles plant

Promethean Particles collaborates with power giant in race to cut carbon emissions



A man setting up the Pulse device inside a room

Nottingham on the Pulse of construction energy efficiency

SRAS - a non destructive evaluation technique

A paradigm shift in evaluating materials integrity

A gloved hand holding a catheter

Bacteria resistant coatings to reduce infection



The Human machine interface simulator at the university

Advancing the design of Human-Machine Interfaces (HMIs) for vehicles

A woman taking notes in the Multiphase Flow Laboratory at the university

Designing safer pipes to prevent environmental disasters

Two people examining a composite structure

Automating composite pre-forming for the automotive industry



A 3D printed structure

Removing barriers for the commercial uptake of the 3D printing revolution

A Laser Doppler Imaging device

Burns scanner speeds up treatment and recovery for children and adults

A baby wearing the Surepulse cap to monitor its heartbeat

Increasing newborn babies' life chances in the first few golden minutes



A pregnant woman wearing the wireless foetal device

World’s first wireless foetal monitor makes childbirth safer for mums and babies

Evolvable Assembly Systems in action

Radical approach to aircraft assembly to help the UK’s defence capability

An outdoor modern structure

Designing innovative and beautiful temporary structures



A dinosaur skeleton

Transforming museum visitors’ experience across the globe

Three cross sections of bone showing different stages of osteoporosis

Porous microspheres to help reduce osteoporotic fractures and repair bone




Faculty of Engineering

The University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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