Engineering

Engineering at the University of Brighton

A new wind turbine design developed remotely

Five students from electrical, mechanical and aeronautical engineering, have developed a new design for a radical vertical axis wind turbine, despite lockdown and two of them working remotely from across the world. The group developed a series of scaled prototypes and finally were able to test them in our wind-tunnel as well as outside in…

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Living and studying in Brighton has exceeded anything I could have imagined

Congratulations to Bethany Croucher who was awarded the IMechE Best Student certificate at our school awards ceremony earlier this year. Bethany is in her 2nd year studying Automotive Engineering BEng(Hons) and we caught up with her to find out more about her award and life as an automotive engineering student at Brighton. What made you…

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Subu with IET certificate

From prize-winning project to building a business

We caught up with Subu after graduating from Electronic and Computing BEng(Hons) with the IET Prize for 2020 to boot, and find out what she is taking from her studies and the award to help develop her business and her career. The prize is awarded to the student with an outstanding academic achievement on an…

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Dan Hick with bike

Brighton engineer tipped as future innovator at major awards

Dan Hicks, a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate of the University of Brighton and OSET Bikes, has been shortlisted for an award for his work on OSET’s electric trial bikes. Dan has been announced as a ‘Future Innovator’ finalist at the 2020 KTP Best of the Best Awards, with a judging panel recognising ‘the enormous…

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University of Brighton student’s clearing solution gets further boost

Shuvechchha Ghimire has beaten competition to be chosen as the university’s representative in the Santander Universities Emerging Entrepreneurs programme and become one of 83 start-ups taking part this year. Shuvechchha, who’s better known as ‘Subu’ to her friends and studies Electronic and Computer Engineering BEng(Hons), has created a technological innovation (UNITEC) to avoid the use…

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Building confidence, skills and a business at Brighton

Electronic and Computer Engineering student Shuvechchha is already putting her business ideas into action and plans to continue building on them after graduation. We caught up with her to find out about her studies and her business. I came to an open day at Brighton and liked that engineering here is really hands-on. We do…

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How engineering is helping Joshua take his business forward

Final year Aeronautical Engineering BEng(Hons) student Joshua Gere tells us why he chose Brighton and how he is taking forward his business idea with his company DroneAvion.com The open day definitely made me choose Brighton. I went to a few different ones then came here. It was more than a regular open day, the lecturers…

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Clearing the way for prospective students

A University of Brighton student has won a £1,500 prize for her technological innovation that could help support the university clearing process. BEng (Hons) Electronic and Computer Engineering student Shuvechchha Ghimire was the winner of the Santander University of Brighton Ideas Competition, launched by the University’s entrepreneurship support service Beepurple. She was presented with the…

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Brighton students take to zero gravity

Our team of engineering students successfully tested their trailblazing technology in zero-gravity conditions in Bordeaux. PHP Cubed – Georgie Crewdson, Tom Critchley, Matteo Pontecorvo, Liam Ardagh and Alex Evans – were one of only two student teams to travel to Bordeaux as part of the European Space Agency’s ‘Fly Your Thesis!’ competition. The team’s experiments…

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Khadijah Mellah winning The Magnolia Cup The Goodwood Ladies Race

First past the post – Khadijah’s amazing success

First year mechanical engineering student Khadijah Mellah is the subject of a TV documentary this Saturday after riding the Magnolia Cup winner at Goodwood. Read about her amazing achievement in this Guardian article.

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