Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Our faculty covers the core engineering disciplines of aeronautical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, electronic engineering and mechanical engineering alongside the specific disciplines of chemistry, computing, mathematics and physics.

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We are keen to develop in all our students a broad range of generic skills to complement the core technical or scientific competencies of their chosen subject area. 

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Our international vision

We firmly believe that excellence in research and teaching in the twenty-first century can only be achieved with an international dimension.

Our staff members

Professor Bob Nichol

Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean (FEPS)

I joined Surrey in January 2022 after 17 years at the University of Portsmouth. At Portsmouth, I was Professor of Astrophysics, Director of the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, and Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research, Innovation and External Relations. Prior to Portsmouth, I spent 12 years in the USA at Northwestern University, University of Chicago and Carnegie Mellon. I re...