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April 22, 2019

Since 2016 I have been working on developing interactive simulation technology for performing engineering-grade calculations on portable, embedded hardware i.e. mobile devices. The final planned article in my trilogy is now published and so marks a milestone in this pa...

December 4, 2018

I was honoured to be invited to open the Nuffield Celebration Event at The University of Manchester this year. This event is an opportunity for A-level students who have been part of the Nuffield Research Placement Scheme to showcase their work through posters and demo...

November 14, 2018

I have had an article published in the October 2018 special issue of the NAFEMS BENCHMARK magazine. I am sharing the article here with permission from the Editor in Chief.

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April 30, 2018

A recently-completed, collaborative project between the School of Materials (Dr Simeon Gill) and the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering (Dr Adrian Harwood) at The University of Manchester is proud to release JBlock2D – an automatic block creation geo...

January 26, 2018

Great new campaign for changing perceptions led by the Royal Academy of Engineering. Go check out their website and their videos! #ThisIsEngineering

December 21, 2017

December saw the launch of the Knead for Speed: Aero Challenge. Dr Adrian Harwood, the recipient of a Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious Grant for 2016/17, developed the workshop which involves teams of secondary school pupils designing modifications to a model car...

December 15, 2017

Another great session this morning. Thank you to Mr Chris Dobbs and his colleagues for providing us with such a great room, a great group of students and some refreshments. We hope the students enjoyed it as much as we did.

Some real creativity on display with the girls...

December 15, 2017

The deadline for submissions to our mini-symposium on Virtual Engineering and Optimisation has now been extended to 31st January 2018. If you would like to contribute, please submit something as soon as you can as the servers can get busy nearer deadline day and you ma...

December 7, 2017

The the Knead for Speed team from The University of Manchester were in Bury today running the Knead for Speed Challenge at The Derby High School in Bury. 30 students took part in the challenge and demonstrated excellent invention to create some interesting aerodynamic...

November 28, 2017

Great time running two 2-hr workshops today at Sharples School in Bolton for the Y10 Engineering groups. Lots of interesting designs for improving our models' aerodynamics and it was very hard to pick a winner from each session. Thanks for hosting us!

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