Research

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.


Click each research area below to find out more about our work:

Future Engineering

Researchers within our Future Engineering multidisciplinary research theme are exploring what technologies will be heating our homes and driving our cars in 20 years time.

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