Our focus on complex real-world challenges means we work with companies including:

  • BAE Systems
  • Qinetiq
  • DSTL
  • ITASCA
  • ESI
  • 3D Systems (CRDM)
  • Quadra Solutions Ltd
  • NT CADCAM Ltd
  • Croft Filters Ltd

A significant portfolio of industrially-driven collaboration in the fields of engineering design and advanced manufacturing, especially with SMEs.

Our work is also enabled through the Lancaster Product Development Unit and - in the area of sustainable & green technologies - by the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation.

Our main research areas include:

  • smart sensors for structural integrity and durability monitoring
  • composite materials and structures
  • component design and optimisation
  • additive manufacturing and laser-based production techniques
  • multiscale modelling of materials and production processes.