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Published: 10 July 2015

MTS Systems announces new facility at Surrey Research Park

The new research facility will accelerate development of MTS’ electric power systems line, a research field shared by the University’s Mechanical Engineering Sciences department.

MTS Systems has close working links with the University, with leader of MTS Motorsports Technology Group Professor Mark Gillan also holding the post of visiting professor at the University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences.  

The decision to locate the new facilities at the Surrey Research Park will further strengthen links between the University and MTS systems.  The Automotive Engineering Research Group led by Dr Aldo Sorniotti has a strong research focus and expertise in the field of Electric and Hybrid vehicle technology, giving opportunities for research and development collaboration between MTS and the University.

Dr. Malcolm Parry, Director of the Surrey Research Park  said of the announcement "The University is delighted to welcome MTS' EPS technology facility to the Surrey Research Park. We are proud to have such a prestigious company in Surrey, developing this important technology. The University of Surrey has developed the Surrey Research Park to attract companies to co-locate their technical and development facilities here with the intention of working together to drive technological advances."