Faculty of Engineering

Engineering Research at Nottingham

The Faculty of Engineering seeks to benefit society, industry and academia by producing world-leading research in challenging areas, and sharing this knowledge to solve global issues.

Our research underpins the University's Beacons of Excellence, Global Research Themes and Research Priority Areas.

The Faculty showcases research through 22 Research Groups, Impact studies, Fellowships programmes, Services for Business and much more. Our ability to focus the depth and range of our research, international and business partnerships and, not least, the inspirational people who are dedicated to driving innovation that will ultimately change lives.

Nottingham is a UK Top 15 Engineering Faculty: THE World University Rankings 2018


Discovery. For the world

Research Groups

Research Groups

We're built upon 22 research groups that highlight our research capabilities within the Faculty.

Centres and Institues

Centres and Institutes

Our Centres and Institutes provide focused areas of research to support particular outcomes.



Making our research valuable and effective to our local and wider communities.



Early Career Researchers are regarded as an essential part of The University of Nottingham and they are vital to the growth and diversification of the research portfolio, both within core engineering disciplines and in interdisciplinary areas of research.


Postgraduate Opportunities

With access to state-of-the-art facilities, as an engineering PhD student you could be working alongside leading scholars from around the world.



The Faculty has an extremely strong record for collaboration with industry to solve specific technology problems and develop new products.

Services for Business

Services for Business

From industry-led projects to guest lecture and mentoring, employers can reach the best service and make use of our extensive resources and equipment.


Beacons of Excellence

Our beacons champion our field-leading responses to global challenges. They drive significant inward investment by increasing collaboration, strengthening networks, attracting diverse funding, and raising the reputation of our world-leading research.


World-class research

Research Priority Areas

We have identified a variety of Research Priority Areas. These clusters of excellence and expertise further encourage a collaborative, integrated approach to delivering solutions for real-world issues.



Faculty of Engineering

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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