Mechanical Engineering Community

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Welcome to your Mechanical Engineering Community: a network for alumni, students, faculty and friends from the School of Mechanical Engineering and part of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Community.

Whether a student, recent graduate or seasoned alumnus, let us know where you are and what you are doing.



Contact us

EPS Alumni Office
College of Engineering and
Physical Sciences
Gisbert Kapp
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom

Connect with us today to keep up to date with the latest news, find old friends or join us at one of our events.

Community news

Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi, becomes Honorary Professor in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi, Dean of Engineering at Taylor's University, Malaysia, was appointed Honorary Professor of the University of Birmingham, this summer.

New Staff in Mechanical Engineering, March - July 2014

A round-up of new mechanical engineering faculty March - July 2014

Formula Student Team from Hefei University of Technology, China visit UBRacing at Birmingham

The University of Birmingham's Formula Student racing team recently hosted the Chinese Formula Student Champions and collaboration partners Hefei University of Technology (HFUT). HFUT were crowned Champions of the Chinese competition in March and were invited to participate in the UK version of Formula Student by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. .

UBRacing at Formula Student 2014

2014 marked the 17th year of UBRacing and saw the team attend the 16th Formula Student UK competition. Out of 97 competing student teams in the Class 1 events, UBRacing finished with an overall placing of 19th and 6th out of the UK teams! Pippi Hornsby, outgoing Head of Media for UBRacing and new Mechanical Engineering graduate tells us more.





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Alumni profiles

  • Mahyuddin Ayob
    Project Engineer, United Engineers Malaysia Group Ltd. (MSc Operations Management 2013)
  • Jonathan Marshall
    Head of Vehicle Science for the Sahara Force India Formula One Team (MEng & Man Lang DIS (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, Manufacture and Management with French, with Diploma in Industrial Studies 2001)
  • Alex Hall
    Lead Engineer, Jaguar Land Rover (MEng Mechanical and Automotive Engineering 2010)
  • Philippa King-Smith
    Business Development Manager BEng, Ardmac Performance Contracting Ltd (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (2001)
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