Student projects

  • Heading Moonward

    Author: Nick Doughty - What is the first thing that comes to ones' mind when you think of going to the moon? Reminiscent memories of the monstrous Saturn 5 rockets used to take the Apollo astronauts to our closest celestial...

  • Video Production for your Student Project

    Author: Franco Botes -  When people ask what I do, I say that I’m an engineer, completing the second year of my PhD. I work on control systems and simulation, and I want to go into the automotive industry. But...

  • Developing a polypill machine for a district pharmacy

    Fay talks us through how she developed a machine that combines pills into a single dose to help patients take the correct medication and reduce hospital visits.  

  • Things are about to get electric

    Author: Antonio Pessanha - Team Bath Racing Electric (TBRe) represents the University at the annual Formula Student Electric competition. We aim to become the top electric team in the UK in 2017 and to set the foundations for continued electric...

  • Taking to the skies with Human Powered Aircraft

    Author: Lewis Rawlinson, leader of our Bath University Man Powered AirCraft (BUMPAC) team - In February 2015 seven Aerospace Engineering students were tasked to design a Human Powered Aircraft from scratch. The BUMPAC team designed an innovative aircraft with rigid...

  • The problem of comfort in prosthetics

    Author: Oscar Rovira (2nd year Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering student) - There are thousands of amputations per year in war-torn countries due to mines. The current process of multiple castings and weeks of testing for every individual prosthetic limb...