Congratulations to

Dr. Long Bai for the passing his viva with his thesis "Ultrasonic defect characterisation using scattering matrix databases”.

Prof Robert Smith for his new EPSRC IAA grant on Enhanced Non-destructive Imaging of Marine Composites

Dr Anthony Croxford for his new RCNDE core research project, Imaging for X.

UNDT welcomes

back... Dr Glauber Silva, Visiting researcher from Federal University of Alagoas, Brazil. Glauber will be collaborating with Prof Drinkwater in the grant 'Acoustophoretic technology: from theory to application' funded by the Royal Society.


Dr Eduardo Lopez-Villaverde, new RA working on the project 'Imaging for X'

Research news

Nuclear Seminar Series: The Fukushima Accident: From 2011 to 2111

9 May 2018, 5.30 PM - 9 May 2018, 7.00 PM
Dr Rob Malkin – Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Pugsley Lecture Theatre, Queen’s Building

Dr Malkin is one the few UK scientists to have visited the site post-accident. He has close working links with many of the organisations tasked with the decommissioning and is regularly updated on progress and challenges by Japanese colleagues.  

This talk will cover the events leading up to the accident, the current status of the site and the future roadmap to recovery. Recent findings from robotic investigations of the site will be presented and future missions into highly radioactive areas discussed.

Please register on Eventbrite. 


Fukushima Visit Reported in Physics World

February 2018 - Prof Bruce Drinkwater and Dr Rob Malkin report on their visit to Fukushima, as part of a joint research project with Tokyo Institute of Technology to create new technology for exploring the hostile environment within the damaged reactors

Professor Paul Wilcox, invited speaker at the Centre for Innovative Ultrasound Solutions (CIUS) in Trondheim.

November 2017

Metasonics winner of NEC's business start-up competition 

24 November 2017 - Metasonics will give people and brands the ability to manipulate sound, allowing advertisers to target individuals in a crowd, noisy neighbours to mute themselves and fitness enthusiasts to monitor the body’s health with high-accuracy ultrasound.   

EU funded ADVISE (ADVanced Inspection of Complex StructurEs) project kicks off

4th October 2017 - The ADVISE Kick-off meeting was organised on 4 and 5 October 2017 by the coordinating partner EDF, in its site “Les Renardières”, in France. Each consortium partner was represented with a total 33 persons attending over the two days. 

Completion of refurbishment of the Non-destructive Testing laboratory

14th October 2016 - The Faculty of Engineering took back a newly refurbished specialist research laboratory for non-destructive testing. The work was carried out by Willmott Dixon as part of the Engineering Growth Project.

Government funding boost for ultrasonic sensor spin-out company

29 October 2015 - A university spin-out company, developing wireless sensors to detect cracks and defects, has received a £489,000 funding boost from the Government.

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