Engineering design and optimisation

This specialism uses sophisticated mathematical methods in order to find the solution to various engineering problems related to design. Engineering design and optimisation covers spacecraft design, structural analysis, gas-cooled systems in nuclear industry and methods for engineering optimisation.


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Our PhD projects available


Research focus

Research within this specialism looks at:

  • design
  • multiobjective optimisation
  • multidisciplinary design
  • advanced mathematical methods in engineering design
  • methods of active wave control


Academic Staff:  Dr Sergey Utyuzhnikov, Dr Robert Prosser, Dr Katharine SmithDr Ben Parslew 

Please contact one of the academic staff for further details of current research activity.

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