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Faculty of Engineering enjoys two weeks full of awards

Over the last two weeks the University of Nottingham’s Engineering faculty has won a spate of awards for their innovations. The awards span a number of areas, including healthcare and housing, demonstrating the far-reaching impact of the University’s research. Professor Barrie Hayes-Gill and Professor John Crowe from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering picked …

Nottingham technology, Pulse, proposed as new alternative test in UK government consultation for construction industry

A new airtightness test for buildings, developed by the University of Nottingham, has been mooted in a government consultation as an alternative test to be added to the construction process. The testing of airtightness is needed to help establish and minimise the infiltration of cold air into buildings and the loss of heated air out …

Professor Clare wins Royal Academy of Engineering research chair to further work into the future of aircraft repairs

Manufacturing Engineering professor Adam Clare has been awarded a Research Chair by the Royal Academy of Engineering. The Academy’s Research Chair scheme aims to strengthen the links between industry and academia by supporting exceptional academics to undertake use-inspired research that meets the needs of industrial partners. The prestigious position is co-sponsored by Rolls-Royce and will …

Gold standard skills – interview with Aircraft Maintenance champion Haydn Jakes

    Engineering student Haydn Jakes became a gold medal winner over Summer, competing for Team UK in the WorldSkills 2019 competition held in Kazan, Russia. Designed by industry experts, the WorldSkills UK competitions equip apprentices and students with the world-class skills needed to help UK businesses better compete globally. The WorldSkills competition originated after …

Nottingham researchers help 88 pianists reach new world record

Their website – 88 Pianists – and their twitter feed – @88pianists – say it all. WE DID IT! 88 Pianists have set an unbreakable world record! We were featured on The One Show on Tuesday 20th August 2019.  Researchers from the Faculty of Engineering played an integral role in setting the world record for …

#INWED19: Annalisa Ferrante

To mark International Women in Engineering Day on Sunday 23 June, we spoke to some of the inspirational women here at the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering. Introducing… Annalisa Ferrante PhD student  Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering   What inspired you into your career in engineering?  I’ve always been interested in science generally speaking …

#INWED19: Liliana De Lillo

To mark International Women in Engineering Day on Sunday 23 June, we spoke to some of the inspirational women here at the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering. Introducing… Liliana De Lillo  The first ever female Principal Research Fellow for the Power Electronics, Machines and Control Research Group. What inspired you into your career in …

#INWED19: Achinie Warusevitane

To mark International Women in Engineering Day on Sunday 23 June, we spoke to some of the inspirational women here at the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering. Introducing… Achinie Warusevitane   PhD Student Gas Turbine and Transmissions Research Group What inspired you into your career in engineering?  Since childhood, I was always fascinated about how technology …

#INWED19: Sarah Davidson

To mark International Women in Engineering Day on Sunday 23 June, we spoke to some of the inspirational women here at the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering. Introducing… Sarah Davidson Associate Professor  Department of Architecture and Built Environment  What inspired you into your career in engineering?  I really wanted to work in the construction …

#INWED19: Linhui Fan

To mark International Women in Engineering Day on Sunday 23 June, we spoke to some of the inspirational women here at the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering. Introducing… Linhui Fan PhD Student   Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering  What inspired you into your career in engineering?  The promising and bright future of engineering, the …