School of Engineering

The School of Engineering at Ulster University boasts a strong research portfolio covering areas that include biomaterials, healthcare technologies, materials characterization, nanomaterials, photocatalysis, plasma physics, control electronics and advanced composite manufacturing.  A healthy balance of theoretical and applied multidisciplinary activities facilitate successful research impacting highly important global challenge areas and in turn promoting healthy and sustainable futures for all citizens.

Engineering Research at Ulster is administered primarily within the School of Engineering which is based at the University’s Belfast Campus. A further spoke of engineering research activity has been established in the North West of the province at the Magee campus (Derry/Londonderry) - activity at that campus is primarily affiliated with the School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systems.

  • Engineering at Ulster brings together a +120 strong multi-disciplinary group of researchers (academic, contract researchers and PhD Researchers) from a range of disciplines to undertake various forms of advanced engineering research in a number of key challenge areas. This work is undertaken in the School of Engineering using our world class facilities.

PhD Researchers form an integral part of the research environment within the School, currently there are over 60 PhD Researchers working alongside academics and Post-Doctoral Researchers.

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Focusing on the development of nanotechnology, clean technology, tissue engineering, composites, metal forming and connected health technologies....