Engineering Research Centres

We have an excellent research profile and strong international collaborations.

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


One of the most advanced and innovative Nanotechnology / Bio Engineering Centres in Europe today.

Advanced Future Materials & Manufacturing

This overarching group builds on core competencies through mainly the School of Engineering but also in computing, built environment and business building on multi-disciplinary and core competencies leading to research activities in the advanced materials and manufacturing arena.

PhD opportunities in Engineering

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About Our Engineering Research

About the Engineering Research

Engineering Research @Ulster is based on a legacy of more than 25 years of activity in dedicated subject areas ranging from biomedical engineering to advanced materials.

PhD Opportunities

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Engineering research staff

Meet the staff, students and visitors behind our engineering research.

Contact Engineering Research

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Our research is published in books, journal articles and reports, read them here.

Engineering Annual Reports

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Project Showcase


A cutting-edge £6 million research project into low-cost technologies for safe drinking water in developing regions.


A collaborative research project focusing on cardiovascular medicine.