A new generation of indestructible bridges could be possible, thanks to research from the University of Warwick.
The world’s most adaptable vehicle simulator has been launched by WMG at the University of Warwick by Professor Dr Ralf Speth, Chief Executive Officer Jaguar Land Rover.
WMG, at the University of Warwick, has been bestowed the prestigious Regius Professorship in Manufacturing by Her Majesty the Queen.
Two major investments in the automotive industry in Coventry will create world class facilities for the automotive industry in a resurgent “Motor City” Coventry, and both will be built in the year that will mark 120 years of motor manufacturing history in the City. The first British motor car was made in Coventry in 1897 by The Daimler Motor Company Limited but the company that is playing a central role in Coventry’s resurgence as a “Smart Motor City” is Jaguar Land Rover who is key to two major motor developments in the city both of which will be complete, or well underway, by 2017.
The University of Warwick is to receive almost £5million funding to support the next generation of engineering, technology & science researchers.
Just as building work on a second WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Chelmsley Wood, Solihull enters an exciting new phase; a £1.1m grant has been confirmed from Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) towards state of the art, industry standard engineering and IT equipment.
This week the University of Warwick and National Grid have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to extend the successful strategic alliance they have operated for last two years. To date that alliance has engaged in over £1.5 million worth of research and studentships in areas such as: electricity transmission asset management, gas transmission, microtunnelling, and cyber security.
Work has started on building a second WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Chelmsley Wood, Solihull. Scheduled for completion in July 2016, the new academy is currently taking applications for the first cohort of students to start in September 2016.
WMG at the University of Warwick has established a new National Plastics Processing Centre (NPPC) which will provide a national hub for innovation and research in plastics processing.
The WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Coventry has received a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) on loan from WMG, at the University of Warwick. The machine will assist students with verification and measurement when producing parts, ensuring they are trained in the most efficient industrial processes and with the same equipment used by world leading manufacturing companies.
The very first Masters student graduated, on Tuesday 14th July, at the University of Warwick from a technology programme which trains staff from across Jaguar Land Rover. From the shop floor to senior managers, and from all disciplines, the Technical Accreditation Scheme (TAS) is designed to develop employees skills to help create the next generation of vehicles and staff across Jaguar Land Rover have now completed over 200,000 hours of study in the new programme.