The Department of Engineering Science has an international reputation for its research in all the major branches of engineering, and in emerging areas such as biomedical engineering, energy and the environment. The major theme underlying our research portfolio is the application of cutting-edge science to generate new technology, using a mixture of theory and experiment. We place a strong emphasis on inter-disciplinary and collaborative work, both within engineering science and across the physical, medical and life sciences. The Department has an excellent record of engagement with industry, and of translating research results into real-world applications, and has generated numerous successful spin-out companies.


Biomedical Engineering

Chemical & Process

Chemical & Process Engineering

Civil & Offshore

Civil & Offshore Engineering

Electrical & Opto-electronic

Electrical & Opto-Electronic Engineering


Energy Engineering

Information, Control & Vision

Information, Control & Vision

Solid Mechanics and Materials

Solid Mechanics & Materials Engineering

Thermofluids & Turbomachinery

Thermofluids & Turbomachinery