Events

School of Engineering Virtual Graduation Celebration 2020

This online event was held to celebrate the graduation of students in the School of Engineering.

Annual Industry Lecture

Global Megatrends – their impact on mobility and how we are responding

Date: Tbc

Time: 18.00 (UK time)

Location: Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, University of Leicester

Abstract: A thought provoking presentation which will highlight some of the global megatrends that are impacting our personal mobility.  The presenter will explore the automotive technologies that are emerging as a consequence and how the automotive community have responded to the new challenges. The presenter is a former Director of HORIBA MIRA and he will highlight how they have responded to the challenges the emerging technologies present and also how MIRA has transformed itself into an automotive centre of excellence over recent year through MIRA Technology Park. 

Consideration will also be given to the skills requirements and how MIRA has approached that issue.  As a former Chief Judge, the presenter will also highlight how the Institution of Mechanical Engineers have helped to produce some of the finest automotive engineers through its Formula Student initiative and specifically the newly created Formula Student AI competition.

Presented by: Terry Spall, President Elect, Institution of Mechanical Engineers