Work in this area is carried out in the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment (CEBE).

We have more recently focused on developing research strength in a number of key areas including digital media technologies, cyber security and software engineering.

The growing quality of this was evidenced by one third of the publications from this research being judged as internationally excellent in REF 2014. 


Vehicle Crash Testing

Our research in this area has led to significant impacts on the professional practices of the global vehicle crash testing industry. This case study was also named one of the top 20 REF 2014 Impact Case Studies in computer science. The technology developed by Prof Cham Athwal and his team enables faster and more intuitive analysis of vehicle crash test data.

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Research in this area is conducted within the following centres:

The Academy for Enterprise Systems

Research in this academy directly informs our teaching in systems integration and cloud computing among other areas.

The Academy for Enterprise Systems

The Centre for Software Engineering

The Centre undertakes research to make strong connections between theories of software and engineering practice.

The Centre for Software Engineering

The Centre for Cyber Security 

Research in this centre is focused on allying the technological, economic or societal implications to combat cyber threats by new security and privacy practices.

The Centre for Cyber Security

Digital Media Technology Lab

The Digital Media Technology Lab engages in research across digital image and video processing, digital audio processing and digital media distribution.

Digital Media Technology