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PROFESSOR LORD KUMAR BHATTACHARYYA Kt, CBE, FRS, FREng, Regius Professor of Manufacturing

Learn more about the life and career of WMG founder, Professor Lord Bhattacharyya, and with photos and further tributes.

Wed 06 Mar 2019, 12:30 | Tags: Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, WMG

Death of Professor Lord Bhattacharyya

It is with the deepest regret that we report that Professor Lord Bhattacharyya, Chairman of WMG at the University of Warwick, passed away on Friday 1st March after a short illness. His passing was peaceful and he was with his family, who are in our thoughts and prayers.


Royal Mail Group chooses WMG to help develop aspiring technology leaders of the future

WMG, at the University of Warwick, has launched a new Master’s programme with Royal Mail Group which is designed to develop leadership talent in technology based industries. A wide range of Royal Mail Group staff, from all levels of management, are the first participants in this new programme.


WMG to lead new £11 million programme partnering with Highways England to evaluate connected and autonomous vehicles

WMG, at the University of Warwick, is leading a new £11 million programme to evaluate connected and autonomous vehicles which will work with a range of partners including Highways England. It further establishes Coventry, Warwickshire and the West Midlands as the heart of connected and autonomous vehicles research and development in the UK.


£20 million for West Midlands to enable WMG at the University of Warwick to create a UK Mobility Data Institute

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced that the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) will receive up to £20 million, subject to approval of a satisfactory business case, to enable WMG, at the University of Warwick to create the UK Mobility Data Institute, a focussed research centre to collect, process and analyse transport data generated by the advent of new mobility technologies such as autonomous vehicles and smart charging of electrified vehicles.

Thu 01 Nov 2018, 12:09 | Tags: Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, WMG, Coventry, WMCA, 5G

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