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School of Engineering

Phase 1 of our £110million redeveloped Stephenson Building is now open, providing world-class facilities for the engineers of tomorrow.

Engineering shapes the future all around us

Engineering is everywhere you look. It plays a role in every aspect of our modern lives:

  • from roboticsmachine learning and artificial intelligence
  • to mobile phonesmedical technology, and driverless cars

Here in Newcastle is where great innovators such as Armstrong, Stephenson, Merz and Swan developed ideas that changed the world. We are proud to continue our city's rich history in world-leading engineering, innovation and creativity. We carry out ground-breaking research. We work closely with our governmental and industrial partners. We address global challenges such as:

  • climate change
  • sustainable energy
  • transport
  • clean water supply
  • waste management

Engineering at Newcastle

Our Head of School, Daniel Coca, tells us why engineering at Newcastle University is such a unique experience.

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Our latest news

Solar-electric taxi boat sets sail in Kenya

Experts from Newcastle University have helped innovate a solar-electric water taxi fabricated entirely from recycled plastic collected and manufactured in Kenya.

Engineering alumnus wins at UK Alumni Awards in France

Newcastle University alumnus, Souhail Aboulfadile, has won the Science and Sustainability award at this year’s Study UK Alumni Awards in France.

New £11M centre to produce leaders for Net Zero Process Industries

Newcastle University will lead a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) which will deliver a four-year training programme to produce 55 PhD graduates.