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ESA Concurrent Engineering Challenge 2017 Success

A team of students from four Departments and two Faculties of the University of Strathclyde successfully completed the ESA Concurrent Engineering Challenge 2017

Reader appointed to UK Space Agency Steering Board

Malcolm Macdonald, Director of the Scottish Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications (SoXSA) at the University of Strathclyde, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Member of the UK Space Agency’s Steering Board.

Strathclyde partners with Ulster in £6 million energy project

The University of Strathclyde is lending its wind turbine materials expertise to a £6m EU project aimed at developing renewable energy storage solutions. The project aims to develop a range of consumer-owned energy storage devices to help meet current and future electricity market needs. It follows the UK Government’s announcement of a complete transformation of how energy will be generated, stored and used in future.

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Our academics are helping to define a roadmap for an operational UK launch system by 2030

Our academics were awarded funding from the UK Space Agency to develop a detailed roadmap for a commercially viable launch system for small satellites. The consortium is led by Orbital Access Ltd in partnership with several UK-based companies.

1st for Mechanical Engineering in Scotland

Weir Advanced Research Centre

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We're working closely with the Weir Group on a range of projects, including the design of new and improved products for global markets.

Antenna project

Our PhD students have been working on a project incorporating origami to help them solve a major problem! Find out more.