Department of Engineering and Technology

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Engineering and Technology has a vibrant and rapidly growing research community with expertise in such diverse areas as precision engineering, intelligent interfaces, systems engineering, and diagnostics. Our research environment is lively and collaborative, and well stocked with cutting edge equipment. Our Centre for Precision Technologies is widely regarded as the best research facility of its type in the UK and one of the top three in Europe.

In recent years we have invested in significant new infrastructure incuding a Nanolab, CT facililities, high performance computing (in collaboration with the Science and Technology Facilities Council), FIB and TEM instrumentation, as well as laboratories for optics and diagnostics.

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Bearings (structural) Engineering & Materials Science
Wear of materials Engineering & Materials Science
Condition monitoring Engineering & Materials Science
Failure analysis Engineering & Materials Science
Textures Engineering & Materials Science
Surface topography Engineering & Materials Science
Wheels Engineering & Materials Science
Rails Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1982 2020

Open Access
Electric potential
Hot Temperature

A candidate accident tolerant fuel system based on a highly concentrated alloy thin film

Tunes, M. A., Vishnyakov, V., Camara, O., Greaves, G., Edmondson, P., Zhang, Y. & Donnelly, S., Jun 2019, In : Materials Today Energy. 12, p. 356-362 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fuel systems
Thin films
Noble Gases
Heavy Ions
2 Citations (Scopus)

Accurate and efficient height extraction in chromatic confocal microscopy using corrected fitting of the differential signal

Chen, J-C., Yang, W., Wang, J., Lu, W., Liu, X. & Jiang, X., Mar 2019, In : Precision Engineering. 56, p. 447-454 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Confocal microscopy
Computational efficiency
Differential equations

Projects 2009 2023

Neutron Source for Security applications

Seviour, R.


Project: ResearchResearch Council - AHRC

Smart Maintenance and the Rail Traveller Experience

Iwnicki, S., Bevan, A. & Christodoulides, K.


Project: ResearchEU Government

Feasibility of reduced length HXA wagons

Shackleton, P.

9/04/19 → …

Project: ResearchUK Industry

Activities 1987 2019

A systematic approach to metrology for additive manufactured components for advanced industrial applications

Andrew Townsend (Speaker), Shan Lou (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Radu Racasan (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Paul Bills (Invited speaker)
10 Apr 201912 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

International Journal of Engine Research (Journal)

Sidharath Sharma (Reviewer)
26 Apr 20195 Jun 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

Comparison of operational effectiveness of a turbocharger volute

Karina Zala (Speaker), Taimoor Asim (Speaker), Paul Baker (Speaker), Kuldip Ubbi (Speaker), Rakesh Mishra (Speaker)
15 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media

Renewable Energy

John Allport


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Engineering in West Yorkshire

John Allport


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment