Engineering 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.

Research centres and institutes

IIAA

The International Institute for Accelerator Applications aims to teach, research, and lead developments in innovative accelerator technology and particle-target interactions, with applications for society in medicine, energy, industry and science.

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CEPE

The Centre for Efficiency and Performance Engineering (CEPE) aims to advance the scope and sensitivity of machinery fault detection and diagnosis and of plant performance and emissions monitoring.

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EMMA

The Electron Microscopy and Materials Analysis (EMMA) Centre's research revolves around the use of electron microscopy to study the interaction of energetic particles with matter.

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CIMAM

The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology's rationale is to break new ground by creating the concept of the "factory on the machine" to deliver to UK industry "disruptive" solutions in the field of Total Machining and Advanced Surfaces.

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CPT

The Centre for Precision Technologies (CPT) is a centre of excellence for collaborative metrology research, solving real-world manufacturing problems through cutting edge metrology research in precision engineering.

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IRR

The Institute of Railway Research (IRR) at the University of Huddersfield was formed in August 2012 with the aim to become a world leading centre of railway engineering research. 

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TRI

The Turbocharger Research Institute (TRI) at The University of Huddersfield has been established to develop training to support companies at the forefront of this world-leading technology and to conduct research relating to the use of turbochargers. 

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