About us

Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences.

We are home to 41 academic staff and around 450 students at all levels from undergraduate through to PhD.

Our courses

Our postgraduate taught courses cover the subject areas of materials and biomedical engineering. Many of the modules making up these courses can also be taken as a short course designed to provide continuing professional development.


Alongside our teaching activities, we have a considerable range of research interests, carrying out research in fluid dynamics, materials and structures, biomedical engineering, robotics, structural integrity and vehicle engineering.

Further details can be found on our research pages.

Our reputation

Take a look at our league table rankings and research excellence framework score.

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Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences
University of Surrey