The School of Engineering and Materials Science provides internationally-leading research activity represented by five academic divisions - follow the links below. Research is supported by industrial, clinical and academic partnerships as well as a thriving Joint Research Institute with Northwestern Polytechnical University in China. We have a long track record of worldwide research impact. Examples include the widely-used lightweight self-reinforced plastic (Tegris®) and innovative new biomaterials now treating 100,000s of patients across the globe.

Current research funding in the School of Engineering and Materials Science

2021 Research Excellence Framework

In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF), QMUL's Engineering was ranked 7th in the UK out of 89 universities that were assessed. QMUL's Engineering research publications were ranked 2nd in the UK, with 61.5% of publications assessed as world-leading. Our research continues to be published in the highest quality journals.

Dr Yi Sui
Director of Research
Dr Yi Sui