The significance of growth and sustainability in a rapidly changing world has made it increasingly obvious that new challenges face the field of Mechanical Engineering that will inevitably change the industry once and for all.

The NETME Centre seeks to tackle these challenges with a multidisciplinary approach, supporting a wide range of research groups focused on three main areas – Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering and Energy and Resources.

The strength of NETME is in integrating these groups to engage with the issues facing society and industry, now and in the future.

Research groups

Vehicle and Powertrain Technology Group

Scientific research groups respond to the current and anticipated future needs of the


Energy Harvesting

The research team is engaged in developing energy harvesting systems for the needs


Key facilities

Electron beam

A focussed high-power electron beam is one of the most up-to-date tools used


Spray laboratory

The workplace boasts 15 years of hands-on experience in the field of atomizers.


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