School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

World-leading research contributes directly to all of the activities of the School, from the undergraduate degree curricula through a range of MSc and Doctoral Training programmes, to an extensive portfolio of Industrial Collaborations.

Research is organised into school-wide research groups which include: Dynamics and Control, encompassing structural and nonlinear dynamics, aerodynamics, robust control, earthquake engineering, soil mechanics and the BLADE experimental testing facilities; Composite Materials (ACCIS), including leadership of the National Composites Centre; Applied Mechanics, which involves design, structural integrity evaluation and process engineering, including the Nuclear Research Centre; Systems Engineering, including the collaborative Systems Centre; Water and Environmental Engineering, with links to the University’s Cabot Institute) and Robotics, including the collaborative Bristol Robotics Laboratory.

Major strategic industrial partnerships exist with companies such as Rolls-Royce, AgustaWestland Helicopters, Airbus, GE Aviation, EdF Energy and Vestas.


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