Mechanical engineering is at the forefront of revolutionising technology through innovations in robotics, sustainable energy, advanced manufacturing, and smart systems. Learn more about our research and see examples of our strategic areas: Mech Eng Research Capabilities


Medical Robotics research

Applied Mechanics

Delivering research across a wide range of topics and academic disciplines, our work includes analytical, experimental and numerical modelling.

Applied Mechanics Division

Mechanics of Materials research

Mechanics of Materials

We focus on understanding and predicting the deformation and failure behaviour of a range of materials from metals, ceramics, polymers and composites to adhesives and soft solids.

Mechanics of Materials Division

Guillermo Rein


With an internationally leading record over the last four decades in pure and applied research, we combine experimental and computational modelling studies at  a fundamental level.

Thermofluids division