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  • Dr Andrea Lecchini-Visintini awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Industrial Fellowship
  • Triple accreditation success for Engineering
  • Engineering Department involved in Virtual Vauxhall Gardens project
  • We have learnt, with great regret, of the death of Dr Jian Chen 
  • Ramy Mesalam's paper featured on the cover of AIP Advances
  • Dr Hugo Williams awarded one of 6 University-wide staff awards
  • FIA Formula 1 virtual racing is coming to Leicester University Campus
  • 2019 IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium Student Travel Grant Awarded to one of our PhD student
  • MRC DPFS grant (£941k FEC) has been Awarded to Dr Schlindwein and Professor Ng
  • Dr Morales and Prof Turner awarded an EPSRC Research Project: Methods and Experiments for NOvel Rotorcraft
  • Summary, photos and slides of Professor Haitao Ye's inaugural lecture are available here
  • New Aerospace Engineering MSc
  • Dr. Emmanuel Prempain and Dr. Matthew Turner invited to talk at the French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis
  • New Electrical Teaching Laboratory
  • Professor Hong Dong's Paper featured in Nature Communications
  • Summary and slides of the Inaugural Lecture of Professor Jonathon Chambers "A guided tour of signal processing and its applications" are available here
  • Dr Bo Chen appointed Professor of Engineering Materials and Associate Director of NISCO


  • A journal paper co-authored by Dr Fernando Schlindwein chosen as one of journal's best
  • Engineering prize winners 2017-2018
  • Engineering National Student Survey Results 2018
  • New laboratory equipment for fluid dynamics teaching
  • Department’s Director of Learning and Teaching awarded University Distinguished Teaching Fellowship
  • Academics from the Department of Engineering are recipients of the Digital Innovation Partnership Award 2018
  • Our graduate, Oishi Deb, has won Sky Women in Technology Scholars grant
  • Professor Jingzhe Pan awarded the prestigious 2018 Verulam Medal and Prize
  • Professor Len Dissado has been awarded with the 2018 IEEE Thomas Dakin Distinguished Technical Contributions Award 2018
  • Research of Dr Mateusz Bocian on pedestrian and bridge dynamics showcased on The Verge
  • Our Head of Department, Professor Jonathon Chambers FREng FIEEE FIET FIMA DSc(Imperial), has been invited to serve as a Subject Editor in Signal Processing for IET Electronics Letters


  • IMPaCT CDT Research Seminar on Integrated Computational Materials Engineering
  • Big success of our star student Oishi Deb
  • New Microscopes for the Department of Engineering and the Department of Geology
  • Department of Engineering Experimental Officer nominated for Papin Prize Award


  • Oishi Deb takes second place in Jaguar Land Rover Developer Challenge 2016
  • Bert Thurston Prize 2016
  • Charlotte Watts wins the 1km Women’s Masters D Coxed Fours race at Henley Masters Regatta


  • Engineering celebrates exceptional graduates
  • Leicester students design and build fully operational search and rescue UAV
  • Leicester team reaches final of national Engineering Entrepreneurship competition
  • 2015 Industry Lecture
  • Prof Sarah Hainsworth given special achievement award

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