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Consultancy

The Mechatronics Research Group offers businesses in the mechanical, electronic and computing, and software engineering sectors expertise and support including:

  • E-home technologies/services and smart-home technologies
  • Component based architectures and system design for machine systems
  • Distributed control network technologies
  • Smart actuators and sensory systems design
  • System modelling and simulation
  • Virtual engineering (digital manufacturing)
  • Control systems design, data acquisition and telemetry
  • Information management systems design and implementation
  • Internet-based technologies
  • Robotics and automation
  • Advanced pneumatic servo-actuator systems design

The Group has established considerable collaborative national and international links with industrial organisations, public sector, trade associations, charities and academic partners. These include:

Academic

  • CSIRO (Australia)
  • Falmouth University
  • Loughborough University
  • MSTU Bauman (Russia)
  • MSTU Stankin (Russia)
  • RMIT University (Australia)
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Ingolstadt (Germany)
  • University of Skovde (Sweden)
  • University of Strathclyde

Research and Technology Organisations and Trade Associations

  • Gothia Science Park (Sweden)
  • The Home Improvement Agency (HIA)
  • The Telecare Services Association (TSA)
  • Smart Homes & Buildings Association (SH&BA), previously known as The Application Home Initiative (TAHI)

Industrial/Public Sector/Charities

  • Advantica
  • Audi
  • British Gas
  • BT
  • Cornwall City
  • Dyson
  • EDF Energy
  • Euromaint
  • ExtraCare
  • Honeywell Controls
  • Indesit/Hotpoint
  • Industrial Automation
  • Leicester City Council
  • Motorola
  • Severn Trent Water
  • Siemens
  • Sony
  • The Co-operative
  • Volvo Group/Volvo Car
  • Westminiter City Council

 

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