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. 

Join our new AI Institute

The newly-formed pan-University AI Institute at the University of Surrey offers a unique environment to help shape the future of AI as part of a community of co-creators, and as part of that we are building a unique team with 12 new academic appointments at lecturer, senior lecturer or reader level.

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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 Paul Smith

Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Executive Dean (FEPS)

Paul is an engineer by background, holding a first Degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge, where he subsequently carried out doctoral research on the mechanical fastening of carbon fibre reinforced composites. Joining the University of Surrey in 1986, Paul started as a lecturer in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. He has held a wide ran...

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University of Surrey