Mechanical Engineering - news and events

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

Highview Cryogenic Storage Pilot Plant Arrives at the University of Birmingham

Highview Cryogenic Storage Pilot Plant Arrives at the University of Birmingham
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Over 300 researchers and senior scientists in academia and industry attended the first UK Energy Storage Research Conference (UKES2014) on Tuesday 25 – Thursday 27 November 2014. The University of Birmingham concluded the conference with a tour of the Birmingham Centre for Cryogenic Energy Storage, and a preview of the installation of the Cryogenic Storage pilot plant, set to take shape on the University's campus in spring 2015.

New Staff in Mechanical Engineering, July - October 2014

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

University of Birmingham Research Triumphs at IET Innovation Awards

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Talented PhD student, Mohammad Esgandari, has been nominated for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Innovation Award for his pioneering Partitioned Brake Pad concept.

UBRacing Update - November 2014

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The UoB's students may well be hearing the term UBR a lot more often this year. What is UBR you ask? Well this is the University of Birmingham's Formula Student Team: UB Racing.

The Mechanical Engineering degree programmes offered at Birmingham have scored highly in the National Student Survey (NSS).

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Mechanical Engineering student satisfaction at the University of Birmingham

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

Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi, becomes Honorary Professor in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
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Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi, Dean of Engineering at Taylor's University, Malaysia, was appointed Honorary Professor of the University of Birmingham, this summer.

Research grants/awards in Mechanical Engineering March-July 2014

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Find out more about our latest research successes between May and July 2014.

New Staff in Mechanical Engineering, March - July 2014

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

Industrial teaching collaboration in Mechanical Engineering

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Within the Mechanical Design B module offered to Year 3 Mechanical Engineering students Dr. Mozafar Saadat, Senior Lecturer and module co-ordinator, collaborated with Moog Controls Ltd, part of the global company Moog Aerospace in order to enrich the students' design learning experience by providing an industrially relevant case study and real-life engineering experience.

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

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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. .
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