News

04/01/2019
The science of measurement

…AT THE SCIENCE MUSEUM IN LONDON Representing the University’s EPSRC Future Metrology Hub Dr Hussam Muhamedsalih gave a hands-on demonstration of a state-of-the-art optical interferometry system, designed and patented by the University, to visitors at the Science Museum in London. The equipment can carry out a series of measurements of surfaces less than the width of a human hair in seconds.


12/12/2018
The Future Metrology Hub teams up with Innova to investigate pressure care

The Future Metrology Hub has been working closely with patient care equipment supplier Innova Care Concepts to conduct new research into the effectiveness of pressure care equipment in healthcare.


02/12/2018
Pakistan ‘high-flyer’ makes his mark in sensor technology

Chancellor’s Prize winner Ali Iqbal heads for PhD


03/12/2018
Another Successful Surface Metrology School

November saw the third of our Surface Metrology Training Schools take place.


25/10/2018
Visit by Prof Peter de Groot, Zygo Corporation

The Future Metrology Hub was delighted to host Prof Peter de Groot last week and showcase the optics and optical development research and facilities.


24/10/2018
Chinese Ambassador welcomed to major research centres

His Excellency Liu Xiaoming visited the University’s Centre for Precision Technology, the Ion Beam Centre and the Institute of Railway Research


18/10/2018
Metrology prof selected for EPSRC’s Strategic Advisory Network

Professor of Precision Metrology Dame Xiangqian Jiang has been selected alongside eleven others as a strategic advisor to Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Executive.


03/09/2018
Kenyan engineer and software developer receives Uni’s top award

Nemwel Ariaga was one of just 11 students to receive a Chancellor’s Prize from the University’s Chancellor, HRH The Duke of York. Nemwel will now embark on his PhD.


24/08/2018
Experiencing life at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research

Earlier this year, CPT Research Assistant Tom Furness returned from an 18-month sabbatical at CERN in Switzerland.


23/08/2018
AM smart language developed for seamless production cycle

The smart language that enables designers, AM engineers and inspectors to truly communicate. It will greatly improve the process repeatability and part-to-part reproducibility, reduce power usage and failure rate, lower production costs and create environmentally-friendly manufacturing technology