Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Associate Dean for Enterprise for the Faculty of Engineering



+44 (0)20 7594 7069p.cawley




Ms Nina Hancock +44 (0)20 7594 7068




568City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Professor Cawley leads the Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) research group ( He is the lead academic in the EPSRC-industry funded UK Research Centre in NDE (RCNDE) that has its headquarters at Imperial (

The driving motivation of Professor Cawley's work is to solve real industrial inspection problems, achieved by conducting thorough scientific research. His work spans fundamental scientific studies through to the transfer of technology to industry.  He collaborates and consults with numerous industrial partners, and technology he has developed is now being exploited by two spin-out companies (Guided Ultrasonics Ltd ( Permasense Ltd ( and through two other licence agreements.