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Engineer combines mechanical and electrical in KTP with company

This story published on Wednesday 21 December 2016
MEng graduate Terence Zimvu is the KTP Associate with Rochdale-based CR Solutions


Enterprising student launches 3D printing company in the New Year

This story published on Friday 16 December 2016
Mason Rowbottom’s Cad Pad enterprise takes 3D print market by storm


Tackling extremism TOGETHER – students’ message for U.S. comp

This story published on Thursday 15 December 2016
Huddersfield students working with the University’s Secure Societies Institute will find out if they made the final in the United States today!


Uni symposium on cyber security – SMEs are most at risk

This story published on Wednesday 14 December 2016
Latest figures show a 144 per cent increase in successful cyber-attacks on businesses


University secures new £30 million Future Metrology Research Hub

This story published on Monday 5 December 2016
The new Research Hub is one of six created by funding from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council


University celebrates 100th KTP

This story published on Monday 5 December 2016
The latest Knowledge Transfer Partnership is with flow measurement company, Mainstream Measurements


£100,000 grant puts all-new 3D sound ‘Listening Room’ to the test

This story published on Friday 25 November 2016
One of the main outcomes is to upmix recordings made for 2D surround for 3D to provide the listener with a horizontal and vertical 3D listening experience


Distinguished engineer appointed Honorary Fellow of the IET

This story published on Monday 21 November 2016
Professor Isobel Pollock-Hulf is a member of the University’s Governing Council


Top ten receive Chancellor’s Prizes at November ceremonies

This story published on Thursday 17 November 2016
Chancellor’s Prizes are given to students across the University’s schools who score the highest marks


Dame Ann, the perfect role model for next generation of engineers

This story published on Wednesday 16 November 2016
Dame Ann Dowling received an Honorary Doctorate of the University for services to engineering


Emeritus Professor of Surface Coatings and Characterisation

This story published on Wednesday 16 November 2016
Professor John Colligon was conferred as Emeritus Professor of Surface Coatings and Characterisation in the School of Computing and Engineering


University unveils £4.5 million railway test rig

This story published on Thursday 13 October 2016
…and launches the Centre for Innovation in Rail, created to fast-track innovations in railway technology


IRR’s new sensor could turn every locomotive into a track monitor

This story published on Tuesday 11 October 2016
The easily-fitted device will detect and transmit vital information about the condition of rails and rail bed


Railway researchers win top IMechE award

This story published on Monday 10 October 2016
Dr Yann Bezin and Dr Gareth Tucker were awarded the George Stephenson Gold Medal for their paper Track loading limits and cross-acceptance of vehicle approvals


Head of Turbocharger Research Inst to chair top IMechE committee

This story published on Friday 7 October 2016
Professor John Allport has been elected Chair of the IMechE Academic Standards Committee


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School news 2015

Rail media vote Institute of Railway Research for top award

This story published on Friday 18 December 2015
The Institute took the award for the SUSTRAIL project which aims to boost the quantity of freight carried by rail


New asset management tool will predict wear for light railways

This story published on Thursday 17 December 2015
The project is funded through UKTram’s Low Impact Light Rail scheme, supported by Innovate UK’s SBRI programme


Uni in top ten for Government’s Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

This story published on Wednesday 16 December 2015
“...KTPs link companies with a university and a graduate to work on a specific project...”


Embedded Systems Development Process lecture a success

This story published on Thursday 3 December 2015
Prof. Dr Magda Aparecida Silverio Miyashiro, visiting researcher from the Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie Sao Paulo, Brazil give a lecture entitled “An approach to Embedded Systems development process – Level 2 of the CMMI-DEV process improvement maturity model” on 23 July 2015.


BBC presenter Kate Russell delivers student lectures

This story published on Friday 20 November 2015
“...in the future, the industry will be crying out for high-quality security specialists,” says the technology presenter and writer


Jordanian postgrad makes his mark in renewable energy

This story published on Friday 13 November 2015
A passion for telecommunications technology moves Mahmoud Dhimish towards his PhD


First prize for AI traffic control system that thinks for itself

This story published on Wednesday 11 November 2015
“...the goal of autonomic transport systems is to reduce reliance on decision-making by human controllers...”


KTP with Weir Valves up for ‘Best of the Best’ award

This story published on Wednesday 4 November 2015
The University and Weir have been shortlisted in the Research Councils UK Knowledge-based Impact category


Partnering BT to create added value from the Internet of Things

This story published on Tuesday 13 October 2015
Professor Grigoris Antoniou aims to develop a platform to harness and manage diverse data


Huddersfield is UK contribution to new EU GPS training material

This story published on Thursday 8 October 2015
The University’s EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology has played a role in drawing up the GPS standards


VIV’s keynote speeches on Smart CCTV Surveillance Forum

This story published on Friday 2 October 2015
VIV group leader Dr. Zhjie Xu and research fellow Dr. Jing Wang have been invited to share their research expertise with international partners from China, Singapore, United States and Australia in the 2nd International Symposium on Public Security and Forensic Technologies.


Visualisation of complex forensic reports

This story published on Friday 2 October 2015
When visualisation technologies meet linguistic problems, what benefit can we get from this multidisciplinary research?


Visiting professor Dianwei Wang joined VIV group

This story published on Friday 2 October 2015
Professor Dianwei Wang who is coming from the Xi’an University of Posts & Telecommunications has joined VIV group recently for his one year state-sponsored academic visiting.


A fruitful academic year of VIV group

This story published on Friday 2 October 2015
The 14/15 academic year is a productive year for all the VIV group members.


New gear for HCI

This story published on Friday 2 October 2015
The Visualisation, Interaction and Vision (VIV) Research Group take delivery of new human computer interaction (HCI) devices


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