Welcome to the School of Engineering and Materials Science

The School of Engineering and Materials Science (SEMS) provides outstanding degree programmes coupled with internationally leading research which is reflected in all our undergraduate programmes.  Our taught postgraduate programmes are similarly first class and provide students with a fantastic opportunity to engage with cutting-edge research in: Aerospace Engineering and Fluid MechanicsBioengineeringChemical Engineering and Renewable EnergyMaterials Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, Robotics and Design. The skills developed by our students and our extensive industrial connections provide graduates with excellent employability in stimulating and well-paid careers. 

Queen Mary University of London is a Russell Group university. We are ranked ninth in the UK for research and provide an attractive campus environment within the heart of London.

Events and seminars

Recent publications

  • Bosia F and Pugno NM (2020). "Editorial: Bioinspired wet and dry adhesion." Bioinspiration and Biomimetics  vol. 15, (4)
  • Han X, Girman V, Sedlak R, Dusza J, Castle EG, Wang Y, Reece M and Zhang C (2020). "Improved creep resistance of high entropy transition metal carbides." Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 40, (7) 2709-2715.
  • Biesuz M, Saunders TG, Chen K, Bortolotti M, Salvo M, Grasso S and Reece MJ (2020). "Interfacial reaction between ZrNbHfTa foil and graphite: Formation of high-entropy carbide and the effect of heating rate on its microstructure." Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 40, (7) 2699-2708.

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