Subjects: Engineering industry
Northumbria engineering graduate named as one of the top 50 women in the industry
Engineering may be a sector where women remain under-represented, but a Northumbria University graduate has been named in a list of the top 50 trailblazing females driving change and making an impact.
Hands on approach to tackling Covid-19 with new sanitisation device
A North East collaboration between a young entrepreneur, a university and an engineering company has led to the development of a revolutionary new hand sanitisation device which could help slow the global spread of diseases such as Covid-19.
Fold to Glitter – researchers discover novel optical sensing technology
Scientists from Northumbria University have developed a new optical sensing technology which can light up areas of an object or material by creating microscopic wrinkles and folds within its surface.
Professor honoured for optical communications research
Zabih Ghassemlooy, Professor of Optical Communications at Northumbria University, has been elected a Fellow Member of The Optical Society (OSA) for his service in the advancement of optics in photonics.
Gatwick experience for engineering students
Fourteen engineering students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have enjoyed a VIP behind-the-scenes visit to Gatwick Airport to learn how Britain’s second largest airport operates. The visit was arranged by Stewart Wingate, the Chief Executive Officer of Gatwick, who graduated from Northumbria in 1994 and continues to support his alma mater.
Low-carbon travel a step closer following international workshop
New research collaborations have been established between UK and Russian Universities which could see a new generation of low-carbon engines developed – potentially reducing the environmental impact of air and automotive travel in the future.
EXPERT COMMENT: AI could help drones ride air currents like birds
Nick Martin, Senior Lecturer in Aerodynamics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, looks at how artificial intelligence could use lessons from nature to help drones ride air currents and stay in the air for longer.
Northumbria automotive designs set to electrify NE1 Newcastle Motor Show audience
Visitors to this year’s NE1 Newcastle Motor Show on the weekend of Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August will be given a glimpse into the future of automotive technology as Northumbria University unveils an electric racing car built by its students.
Pupils’ car designs on track following Northumbria visit
Pupils from a North East school have visited Northumbria University to quiz aerodynamic experts ahead of a worldwide engineering competition.
Extra dimension creates stronger, safer concrete
A new type of concrete, which could significantly lower the number of deaths during bomb blasts, earthquakes and other disasters, is being developed by an expert from Northumbria University, Newcastle.