Engineering Systems and Design

The ability to design efficient and effective high value systems that truly fulfil societal needs and meet today's global challenges has never been more important than it is today.

Professor Ben Hicks, Head of Group


The research group tackles cross-disciplinary problems in infrastructure and industrial systems which include:

  • Future Cities (including rural areas)
  • Safety Critical Systems
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  • Asset Management
  • Transport
  • High Value Products
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Mega Engineering projects
  • Systems Centre

The Engineering Systems and Design research group is known internationally for its far reaching stakeholder-needs defined research that is rooted in the application of Systems Thinking. This is complemented with world-leading expertise in the design and manufacture of high value products and industrial systems.

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