The Engineer Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2019

Thursday, 07 November 2019
University wins three out of seven categories in last night’s Engineer Awards

The Faculty of Engineering provides leadership in key priority areas, enables collaboration, strengthens networks and partnerships, attracts diverse funding and raises the reputation of our world-leading research, which was highlighted in last night’s ‘The Engineer Collaborate to Innovate Awards’, with them winning no less than three out of seven categories.

The night celebrated innovations across sectors including medical; automotive; aerospace and manufacturing, with this year’s event being timed to coincide with the Royal Academy of Engineering’s This is Engineering Day (an initiative aimed at raising awareness of how engineers shaped our world).

Full details of the University’s winning entries - together with their competitors for each award - are available at: Winners Announced

This winners of this year’s energy and environment category – led by a team from Nottingham University – have pioneered community energy network technology.  
The winner in the Information, Data & Connectivity category combines satellite technology and a bespoke sensor package to enhance structural safety for bridges and buildings.
The winner of this year’s Manufacturing Technology – a collaboration between the University of Nottingham with Promethean Particles and others – will make sustainable nanoparticles for billions of devices.

Read the full story on GeoSHM here.

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The University of Nottingham is a research-intensive university with a proud heritage, consistently ranked among the world's top 100. Studying at the University of Nottingham is a life-changing experience and we pride ourselves on unlocking the potential of our 44,000 students - Nottingham was named both Sports and International University of the Year in the 2019 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, was awarded gold in the TEF 2017 and features in the top 25 of all three major UK rankings. We have a pioneering spirit, expressed in the vision of our founder Sir Jesse Boot, which has seen us lead the way in establishing campuses in China and Malaysia - part of a globally connected network of education, research and industrial engagement. We are ranked eighth for research power in the UK according to REF 2014. We have six beacons of research excellence helping to transform lives and change the world; we are also a major employer, proud of our Athena SWAN silver award, and a key industry partner- locally and globally.

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