Improved aerodynamic design process for the aerospace industry through application of unstructured mesh technology

BLOODHOUND SSC

FLITE, a computational aerodynamics system, has revolutionised the speed of aerodynamic design work and has been used by NASA, BAE Systems, Airbus and BLOODHOUND SSC.

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Benefits to business and practitioners of advanced manufacturing by printing of complex inks

Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating

Research by the Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating (WCPC) has generated significant, multi-million pound, economic impact in the printable electronics and packaging industries.

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Optimisation of membrane systems and its benefit to water treatment, food processing and medicine

Atomic Force Microscopy (ATM)

Our internationally-recognised research on membrane processes and Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) techniques has had a significant impact in a wide range of industries.

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Advanced simulation technology to optimise the recovery of high value metals through heap leaching

Manufacturing and minerals processing

Creation and use of advanced simulation technology by international mining corporations, which has produced considerable economic benefit to industrial sponsors.

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Use of new diagnostic medical technology to improve detection of abnormal blood clotting: health and economic benefits

New diagnostic medical technology to improve detection of abnormal blood clotting

Our invention, trialling, adoption and commercialisation of technology for the early detection of abnormal blood clots.  

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Development of new coatings for Tata Steel Europe through collaborative research

Baglan Bay Innovation Centre

As the UK’s leading centre for coated steel corrosion, collaborating with Tata Steel, we have developed new functionally coated metal construction products carrying 40 year warranties.

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Economic benefits of finite element/discrete element analysis applied to industrial problems

Computational modelling

Our internationally-leading computational research work has made a profound impact on the solution of industrial problems involving coupled field, multi-fracturing phenomena.

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Rolls-Royce gas turbine engines - materials characterisation to underpin design, efficiency and safe service

Rolls-Royce

Our University Technology Centre (UTC) in Materials has made significant technological contribution to the manufacture of efficient gas turbine engines, leading to a significant reduction in fuel consumption.