School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Impact

Dedicated to translating our research innovation into real world industrial and societal benefit

Professor Roy Douglas

Prof. Roy Douglas

Driving Forward London's Transport Future

Passengers stepping on to one of London’s new hybrid buses as they come into regular service will be embarking on the latest stage of a journey of success for a Ballymena company and Queen’s University

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Head of School Brian Falzon

Prof. Brian Falzon

The structural research that’s taking wing

As the Royal Academy of Engineering/Bombardier Chair in Aerospace Composites he unites the skills of the commercial aerospace community with those of the University

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Lecturer Beatrice Smyth

Dr Beatrice Smyth

An alternative harvest of new energy

"The biggest environmental challenge I think the world faces is the growing consumption of natural resources and a lack of planning for the future. This is why energy-related research is so important"

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Lecturer Gary Menary

Dr Gary Menary

Innovating blow-moulding technology

A leading figure in research into the complex field of stretch blow moulding which is used to make plastic bottles for the soft drink and water industries

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Professor Cecil Armstrong and Dr Trevor Robinson

Prof. C Armstrong, Dr T Robinson

Problem Solving for the Giants of Industry

Intelligent and efficient modelling to enable companies to predict or simulate how the complex systems like gas turbine engines will behave in all possible situations they might get into during service

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