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School of Engineering

We’re investing £110million in our new Stephenson Building. Opening from September 2023, it will provide 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.

Our latest news

Accelerating Electromobility: shared challenge in UK and Singapore

Leaders in policy, research and industry are being brought together to identify the barriers to the mass take up of electric vehicles (EV) and other electromobility.

Newcastle researchers to deliver vital battery projects

Newcastle University will be involved in four Faraday Institution battery research projects aimed at delivering commercial impact.

Newcastle University to host Summer School for Ukrainian researchers

Newcastle University will welcome 30 Ukrainian academics and PhD students to a Summer School.