Computing has a vibrant and rapidly growing research community with expertise in such diverse areas as visualisation, information and systems engineering and intelligent systems.


Our facilities are state-of-the-art, incorporating a dedicated computer networking, mobile and forensic computing laboratory, as well as creative studio environments and industry standard software.

Our aim is to research and develop new methods and technology in computer science that will have a real impact on global grand challenges in areas such as transport, health, security and energy.

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Our departments draw on the expertise of staff with national and international reputations for their research, teaching and professional engagement.


We offer courses at undergraduate, masters and doctoral level. Teaching at Huddersfield is officially rated Gold under the UK government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.

Research Centres and Institutes within this Department

Electron Microscopy and Materials Analysis (EMMA)

The Centre for Electron Microscopy and Materials Analysis (EMMA) was set up in 2011 by Professor Stephen Donnelly around the use of electron microscopy to study the interaction of energetic particles with matter. 

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Efficiency and Performance Engineering

the centre for efficiency and performance engineering (cepe) aims to advance the scope and sensitivity of machinery fault detection and diagnosis and of plant performance and emissions monitoring.

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Engineering Materials (CEM)

Material research and engineering activity at the University of Huddersfield is spread over all seven schools and more than 12 research institutes and groups.

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Precision Technologies

The Centre for Precision Technologies (CPT) is a centre of excellence for collaborative metrology research, solving real-world manufacturing problems through cutting edge metrology research in precision engineering.

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Systems Engineering

The centre for systems engineering (cse) at the university of huddersfield aims to promote expertise in electronic and electrical systems from which stems an enormous diversity of research into flow measurement, communications systems and clean energy generation.

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Institute for Accelerator Applications (IIAA)

Our mission is to teach, research, and lead developments in innovative accelerator technology and particle-target interactions, with applications for society in medicine, energy, industry and science.

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Institute of Railway Research (IRR)

The Institute of Railway Research (IRR) within the School of Computing and Engineering at The University of Huddersfield is a world leading centre in the field of railway engineering and risk.

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