Mechanical Engineering - news and events

News items and events listings relating to the School of Mechanical Engineering.

Richard Burden MP visits Mechanical Engineering ahead of Formula Student 2015

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Richard Burden MP (Lab, Northfield), a former government adviser on motorsport, visited UBRacing, the University's formula student team as they were making final preparations for this year's Formula Student competition that takes place this month.

Carl Hingley receives Papin Prize at inaugural Higher Education Technicians' Summit

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Carl Hingley, Senior Automotive Technician at The University of Birmingham's School of Mechanical Engineering recieves Papin Prize in recognition of his contributions as a technician at the inaugural 2015 Higher Education Technicians' Summit on Tuesday 30 June.

Carl Hingley receives the British Empire Medal for services to Mechanical Engineering

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Mr Carl Hingley, long serving member of staff at The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at University of Birmingham recognised in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours for services to Mechanical Engineering.

The first 'hot fire' testing trials of a 3D printed monolithic ceramic thruster

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have confirmed successful trials of the first 3D printed ceramic catalyst bed which could significantly improve the efficiency and longevity of space travel.

£400k Innovate UK collaborative project to reduce CO2 emissions

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A collaborative £400k Innovate UK (IPD11) project between the University of Birmingham and Hubbard Products Ltd, led by Dearman Engine Company Ltd, will commence in July 2015. The project will deliver a cost-effective zero emissions auxiliary system for power and cooling to reduce CO2 emissions of refrigerated trucks and air-conditioned buses, in addition to other emissions benefits.

Guardian League Tables 2016

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Mechanical Engineering at Birmingham has risen from 13th to 6th in the Guardian League Table 2016.

The Complete University Guide

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Mechanical Engineering at Birmingham has risen from 16th to 9th in the Complete University Guide 2016.

Engineering and Physical Sciences students win Engineering Challenge

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A group of students from the Schools of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering, Mathematics, and Mechanical Engineering were victorious in the Engineering Challenge at the last National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition in November 2014.

UBRacing Update - March 2015

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UBRacing have been incredibly busy so far this year with new design developments underway and the chasis in progress. Daisy Partlow and Iestyn Stead tell us more.

Welcome to WISE – Women in Science and Engineering Society

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The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Society are the newest student group to join the EPS Community. They work to provide as many events and opportunities as possible to members across the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences to integrate, form networks and to help inspire the next generation of female scientists and engineers. Annabel Fitzgerald tells us more.
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