Research Strengths


  • Transport policy and practice
  • Transport operations
  • Public transport
  • Rural transport issues
  • Social inclusion
  • Evaluation
  • Financial appraisal, Social science and behavioural issues
  • Biometrics
  • Communications
  • Interaction of maritime transport and ports with intermodal logistics chains
  • Safety and performance of offshore structures and ships
  • Alternative ship designs and hydrodynamic efficiency
  • Intelligent technologies for transport monitoring and systems management
  • Transport applications of ambient computing, wireless communications and advanced sensors
  • Measuring, monitoring and managing the environmental impacts of transport
  • Design and use of fuel cells, Biofuels and new battery technologies
  • Application of ICT to freight and logistics
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Use of novel materials, processes and structures for rail vehicles design
  • Innovative rail freight vehicle concepts and logistics
  • Inter-modal passenger and freight transport
  • Infrastructure (road/rail/port) design and management
  • Transport and network safety and security
  • Power electronics and machines with potential automotive and aerospace applications
  • Automotive Engineering of all-electric or hybrid drive vehicles
  • Electrically-actuated fault tolerant systems for aircraft
  • Accessibility and mobility in the built and natural environment
  • Reuse and repackaging of transport data for holistic and interdisciplinary research
  • Computer modelling