Academic Staff offer Engineering Outreach Event On Thursday April 7th25 February 2011Engineering Mathematics, Computer Science and Electrical and Electronic Engineering are at the very forefront of the kind of technological advances that are enabling a healthier, more connected and more sustainable future. This event aims to give students an exciting insight into how these disciplines will improve the way we do things, offering a broader understanding of the science behind the technology and how it can be applied to benefit society.
Engineering students receive prestigious awards from Boeing16 February 2011From intelligent vehicles to fluid mechanics, helicopter design and ultrasound radio echoes, six students from the University of Bristol’s Faculty of Engineering have been awarded prizes from The Boeing Company for their outstanding academic performance in the field of integrated aerospace systems
Dr Who sonic tool9 December 2010Doctor Who sonic screwdriver could become real device....
National Composites Centre Update29 November 2010Peter Chivers, Executive Director of the National Composites Centre, presented an overview of the project to staff of the University of Bristol's Faculty of Engineering.
SAMPE-IOM3 Student Seminar23 November 2010Congratulations to Dirk Lukaszewicz for winning the JEC Sustainability Award at the recent SAMPE/IOM3 Annual Student Seminar 2010.
New Electronics Skills Foundation's website goes live11 June 2010Bristol is one of the university partners in the UK Electronics Skills Foundation (UKESF). The UKESF's website has now gone live. Visit http://www.ukesf.org/ for information on Scholarships, Summer Schools and how industry can work with the Foundation.
New ACCIS offices7 May 2010The extension to the Queen’s Building was successfully completed in April 2010 and the ACCIS team has come together to populate their newly developed offices and laboratory space.
Test pilot inspires next generation of engineers25 March 2010The test pilot for an ambitious new military transporter project that had its first flight in December 2009, the Airbus A400M, returned to the University last week [Thursday 18 March] to give a lecture about the project.
University of Bristol-Headstart Dragonfly Day25 March 2010Autonomous robots and vehicles have the potential to be incredibly useful by carrying out tasks in place of humans in hazardous areas and helping the elderly and disabled. Tomorrow [Wednesday 24 March] 64 year nine female students from schools across the region will be spending a day designing their own robots and energy efficient vehicles.
National Composites Centre Launch14 March 2010The launch event for the National Composites Centre took place today in Bristol, hosted by the South West Regional Development Agency (RDA) and the University of Bristol.
National Composites Centre launch event15 February 2010Following the award announcement in November 2009, the National Composites Centre will be launched on Wednesday 17 March, and there is an open invitation to all with an interest in composites to attend.
ABBSTRACT2 research award19 January 2010ACCIS and the University of Bath have won a £1.4M four-year research award from EPSRC, with Airbus and GKN support, to create new capability to improve the structural efficiency of laminated carbon fibre composites.
£1.4 million Research Award for ACCIS12 January 2010University of Bristol ACCIS (Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation and Science) and University of Bath have won a £1.4M four-year research award from EPSRC with Airbus and GKN support to create new capability to improve the structural efficiency of laminated carbon fibre composites.
ACCIS Centre extension1 January 2010Building work continues on new laboratory and office facilities to accommodate the expansion in ACCIS activities.
Lab Wiki1 January 2010A new Wiki has been launched for composites laboratory users in the Faculty of Engineering. Please contact Julie Etches or Katie Drury to be added to the user list.