Engineering & Design academia
Research, teaching and opinion from Faculty of Engineering & design staff.
The design of thin-walled metallic structures to reduce material wastage
Author: Dr Jie Wang A soundbite by Dr Jie Wang, Lecturer in Structural Engineering Design from the Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering. Her research involves optimising the design of thin-walled steel structures, which addresses the pressing issue of high...
Introducing our new VSimulators facility
Our VSimulators facility here in Bath will help researchers study the physiological and psychological effect of environmental factors in a building, including in tall buildings that sway in the wind.
Research into new monitoring device to boost horse welfare and performance
Author: Dr Ben Metcalfe - A soundbite by Dr Ben Metcalfe, lecturer from the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering. The EquiVi project is led by Dr Metcalfe, which involves the development of a wearable and wireless monitoring device for...
Transportation in the low carbon age
Author: Jamie Turner - My inaugural lecture looked at the challenge of how society can offer freedom of transport while facing up to climate change. The stark facts In the UK, road and air transport (both overwhelmingly fossil-fuel based) use...