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Research

Centre for Engineering

Designing the world of the future

Our experienced academics have worked closely with industry to design and improve processes and services with the latest research.

Research groups

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Advanced materials manufacturing

Specialising in materials science, manufacturing systems, logistics and more to solve engineering problems.

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Sensors and Control

The Sensors and Control research group promotes basic and applied research employing leading edge digital sensor and communication technologies.

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Computational modelling

The Computational Modelling research group, consisting of academics based within the School of Engineering and the Built Environment, conducts research in a variety of subject areas.

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Global Environmental Challenges

The Global Environmental Challenges Research Group addresses global social-environmental challenges and opportunities at various scales.

Research projects

We are currently working on a number of projects within the Centre of Engineering. View them all on our project page. You can also see our individual research groups to see a filtered list of projects aligned to our specialisms.

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PhD opportunities

Ready to make an exciting contribution to knowledge? Find out about PhD courses, including advice from doctoral researchers and guidance on fees and applications.

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Research staff

Birmingham City University is home to a wealth of knowledge and experienced staff who have worked with industry to solve problems.

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News and events

The Centre of Engineering runs a variety of research seminars, conferences and more across its research centres. View our latest events and how our research impacts the wider world.

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Contact Us

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  • Research collaborations

  • PhD enquiries

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If you have any questions about our research, current projects or research events feel free to get in touch.

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Research collaborations

Interested in a research collaboration or consultancy? Contact our team and we'll attempt to link you with an academic who're alligned with your interests.

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PhD Enquiries

Thinking about studying a PhD in Engineering? Our team will be happy to answer any questions you have. First, take a look at the PhD section on the website and your course page for more information.

PhD enquiries