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. We place a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary and collaborative work, both within engineering science and across the physical, medical and life sciences. The Department also has an excellent record of engagement with industry, and has generated numerous successful spin-out companies.

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.