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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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Accelerating Design and Innovation in Electronics through AI

Newcastle University will be part of the leadership team of a new national artificial intelligence hub to drive high productivity technology, design and innovations in next-generation electronics.

Engineering Biology research to address environmental challenges

A new £13m research centre, the first of its kind in the UK, is being formed to enhance and develop the natural abilities of micro-organisms in cleaning up our planet.

Clarity needed for businesses to achieve greenhouse gas mitigation

Despite efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change, companies are not set up for success, due to conflicting national and sectorial targets and differing availability of abatement options.