Engineering is everywhere, from the buildings we live and work in to the products we use every day. Mechanical and Construction Engineering explores a wide range of areas, including research into advanced materials, product development, environment and energy, and many more.

Prospective PhD students: Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil/PhD or MSc by research exist in all the areas identified above. Further information may be obtained from The Graduate School.

Visiting scholars: We welcome visiting academics - please contact Professor Khamid Mahkamov

To access research outputs in this area and others, please visit Northumbria Research Link.

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Other Research Areas:

Faculty Education Research Group

This cross-disciplinary group supports educational and pedagogic research, ranging from small projects with an immediate impact on the student experience, through to funded collaborative projects with external partners generating high impact outputs.

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Industry-Academia Partnership

The Industry-Academia Partnership is based upon the premise that strategic linkages between industry and academia can improve quality and foster innovation and entrepreneurship within engineering, in turn enhancing employability and boosting economic development through application-inspired research and innovation.

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Joint Academic Development Centre on new generation biofuels for future clean energy and transport

This project will initiate joint research on the development and application of advanced biofuels for road and off-road vehicles.

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