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Institute for Aerospace Technology

Professor Andrew Long

Director


Institute for Aerospace Technology

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Aims


To establish Nottingham as a world leading University for
aerospace R&D


To realise this vision by implementing major infrastructure
development and investing in the research base


To establish new research and technology transfer
activities with a strong fit to sector priorities


To strengthen strategic relationships with funding bodies
and key industrial partners

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Aerospace Research at Nottingham


Nottingham’s current aerospace research portfolio is £35
-
40 million


including £20 million in EPSRC funding and involving >50
academic experts


Key programmes include:


2 Rolls
-
Royce University Technology Centres (UTCs): Gas Turbine
Transmissions & Manufacturing (1997
-
)


GE Aviation/ EPSRC “SMARTPACT” strategic partnership in
Advanced Electrical Power & Actuation Systems (2005
-
11)


EPSRC funded Nottingham Innovative Manufacturing Research
Centre (NIMRC, 2001

11, £16m)


EU/ Industry Clean Sky JTI


Systems for Green Operations


UoN is
only University with associate member status


(2008
-
15,

10.3m)


5 EPSRC Platform Grants related to Aerospace Technologies
-

highest number at any UK university



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Supporting aerospace innovation regionally & nationally
-

providing a pipeline from our fundamental (TRL 1
-
3) to applied
(TRL 4
-
6) research


To support three key elements:


Enhance basic research infrastructure (
Aerospace Research
Centre
), manufacturing equipment & measurement techniques for
materials/ structures (CAMERA)


New infrastructure for applied research & development via the
Aerospace Technology Centre


Increased business engagement & knowledge transfer activities,
supported by dedicated Project & Business Manager


Total investment will be £9.3million, with
£3.6million from
European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)


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Aerospace Research Centre


700 m
2

of new office and laboratory space at University Park,
underpinning research on
More Electric Aircraft
and
Clean Sky JTI


Opening
14 Dec 2010


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Aerospace Technology Centre


A dedicated
research & knowledge transfer centre


Multi
-
disciplinary, integrated projects building on our leading basic
research, evolving towards large
-
scale demonstrators


1850 m
2

of new office and laboratory space at University of Nottingham
Innovation Park (UNIP)
-

opening early
2012


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Stakeholder Involvement


Collaborative research & development


Business engagement events


CPD and skills training


Graduate placements

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Collaborative Research & Development

Collaborative research funded via UK government,
research councils, EU, industry

Key topics include:


Advanced materials


Advanced manufacturing


Applied optics & nondestructive evaluation (NDE)


Electromagnetics


Polymer composites


Power electronics, machines & control


Satellite navigation technologies


Structural integrity & dynamics


Thermodynamics & fluid mechanics

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Business Engagement Events


Attend/ present at:


Technical seminars


Showcasing events


Coordinate with others’ events


Midlands Aerospace Alliance


Aerospace & Defence KTN


Transport iNet

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CPD and Skills Training


Training events for industry:


Short courses (2
-
5 days typically)


Workshops & seminars


Potential for e
-
learning


Taught courses (Diploma,
MSc
, MBA)

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Graduate Placements


MSc dissertation*


PhD student placements*


Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)


Sponsored PhD studentships





* Graduate placement scheme for regional SMEs

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Andrew Long

Director

andrew.long@nottingham.ac.uk

T: 0115 95 13779


Ben Sumner

Project & Business Manager
ben.sumner@nottingham.ac.uk

T: 0115 84 67617


www.nottingham.ac.uk/aerospace


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