Engineering

Engineering at the University of Brighton

BattleBots US – UoB team Creepy Crawlies!

BatteBots is a hugely popular TV series, aired on ABC channel in the US, dedicated to fighting robots. University of Brighton have the only team from Europe competing in this tournament!  Team Creepy Crawlies have been working hard designing and building their entry with the hopes of winning the prestigious trophy and 30,000 dollar prize money. James…

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Advanced Engineering Building – Update

Work is well underway to develop the new facility, which will be home to the university’s Advanced Engineering Building (AEB). The project is our university’s £14m development to create a world-class centre for engineering. Works are in progress to lay the foundations and build the ground floor superstructure, which is due to be ready by…

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Automotive Electronic Engineering at Brighton

Georgios Stergioulas talks about studying Automotive Electronic Engineering MSc here. This course follows the very latest developments in automotive technology and is heavily centred on practical lab assignments, using the theory taught in the classroom. This keeps everything interesting and cements the knowledge gained. I would wholeheartedly recommend this course.  Not only is it aligned with current…

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A new Advanced Engineering Building to be established at the University of Brighton

The centre has been backed by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) which this week announced £5m funding towards the project. The centre will provide cutting-edge facilities for mechanical, automotive and aerospace engineering to educate the next generation of professional engineers. The centre will incorporate the university’s Centre for Excellence in Internal Combustion…

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Engineering excellence

A University of Brighton Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) has been shortlisted for a national award that recognises inspirational and successful KTP projects. The project, with marine specialists PSM Instrumentation Ltd, aimed to re-engineer a ceramic transmitter to meet the exacting requirements of the marine sector, such as being able to operate in a hostile environment…

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My Brighton experience

Carl Davey tells us about his time here studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering MEng I joined the Foundation Engineering Year in 2011. I moved on to the Electrical and Electronic BEng(Hons) course and after completing my second year with a 2:1 I enrolled on the MEng. I would describe my course as exciting, rewarding and challenging….

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World first for Brighton

The University of Brighton and engineering innovation firm Libertine are developing what will be the first commercially-viable exhaust heat recovery system for trucks. The system, set to revolutionise engines with more efficient and greener technology, will be one of a number of breakthroughs discussed at the world’s first technology forum for linear power systems technology…

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Mechanical engineering practical experience

Zack Humphries gives advice to our current and future Mechanical Engineering MEng students For me, one of the highlights has to be the hands on practical experience you gain from the first year when you get to manufacture something. It gets everyone up to speed with a good blend of learning that helps to build…

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Battling robots

Watch our video of year 2 engineering students building and fighting robots!

Studying Aeronautical Engineering

We spoke to Jerry Nottage at the Engineering Project Exhibition to find out what he thought about studying Aeronautical Engineering BEng.  Here is what he has to say…. You build up your skills during the course which helps you think about areas you are more interested or stronger in. We start with the basics in many…

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