About us

TREND is a world leading research group, based at the University of Bath, which aims to enable effective transdisciplinary (TD) working within engineering where it is appropriate.

Funded under a £1.8m grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), it brings together academics and researchers from the Universities of Bath, Bristol and Surrey, together with three industry partners:

  • Airbus Group Ltd
  • Renishaw PLC
  • Cubik Innovation