Our sector-focused Themes provide a unique line management structure which enables better delivery of transdisciplinary research. Each Theme has a research strategy to support an individual’s academic freedom to pursue fundamental and applied research topics.

Themes

Aerospace
Defence and Security
Energy and Power
Environment and Agrifood
School of Management
Manufacturing
Transport Systems
Water

Aerospace

航空主题的研究策略使用航空, control, 机械和系统工程以及设计, mathematics and materials science principles to address the '4 As' – defining and delivering future aircraft, future airspace management, 未来的机场和未来的航空公司. 研究解决航空, autonomous air vehicles, 先进的推进和集成的飞行器设计, assembly and performance.

The Aerospace Theme’s research strategy centres on the '4 As' – defining and delivering future aircraft, future airspace management, 未来的机场和未来的航空公司.

  • Aerodynamics and systems engineering principles are used to explore novel aircraft configurations and rethink air vehicle design. Materials science, fuels technology and thermodynamics are applied to establish advanced propulsion concepts towards zero carbon.
  • 虚拟和物理系统之间的新型人工智能模型应用于载人和无人飞行器的优化流程和先进的空域管理系统设计.
  • Advanced robotics, intelligent automation and mechatronic concepts are being used for novel assembly solutions for aircraft, 无人机和空间机器人任务.
  • Applied mathematics, computational and software engineering techniques are used to develop underlying algorithms to support applied computational fluid dynamics, to digital wind tunnels, operation Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLoS) and automatic flight control systems for UAVs.

Defence and Security

The Defence and Security Theme research strategy is based on the application of a wide range of multidisciplinary research based on human, engineering, 计算机与物理科学. These disciplines are applied to a wide range of research activity including cyber-security, ‘defence’ chemistry, electronic warfare, energetics, forensics, leadership, modelling and simulation, systems engineering, security, terrorism, and public safety focused on providing timely solutions to military and national security issues.

  • Chemistry, materials science and engineering sciences are applied to explosives safety and manufacture, 结构的爆炸生存能力和杀伤力.
  • 进行法医分析的基本成像科学技术, chemical analysis and electromechanical analysis (with applications to material analysis and failure modes, materials structure, control and guidance, sensors analysis, simulation and modelling).
  • Applied mathematics, 计算机科学和建模技能与机械工程和社会科学相结合,研究和开发分析复杂军事和安全问题的前沿方法和工具.
  • 心理学的应用, 人类学和计算技术应用于民用, 安全与军事局势.

Energy and Power

能源和动力主题研究战略的中心是电力, 化学和机械工程学科与数据和材料科学相结合,开发下一代能源技术,促进全球能源获取. 澳门银银河网上官方登录的研究涉及气候和环境保护, energy systems, energy policy and strategy, offshore energy, renewables, alternative fuels, 热能系统与能源材料.

The Energy and Power Theme research strategy spans widely across the energy sectors future needs.

  • 基础电力和控制工程以及数字和数据科学和社会科学被用来回答需要多少能源的问题, where, 如何在配电系统中移动能源, 以及如何使能量转变为零.
  • 机械工程和材料科学的应用,通过提高工艺温度和使用替代操作流体,使火力发电的运行效率发生了进一步的变化.
  • 计算流体动力学, hydrodynamics, thermodynamics, materials, corrosion, mechanical and structural dynamics knowledge is used to research heat exchanging methods, 余热回收及工业和家庭热网.
  • Physics, 材料科学与电学, chemical and mechanical engineering are applied to the next generation of renewable technologies, 包括聚光太阳能, geothermal, wind, 波浪和潮汐海洋能源装置.
  • 化工及工艺工程, biological sciences and materials science knowledge is applied to enable carbon capture, development and production of alternative fuels from biological processes and waste sources, 还有氢气的生产.

Environment and Agrifood

环境和农业食品主题应用了生物, 环境与自然科学, 结合数据和信息学, to the atmosphere, plants and soils to understand the use of natural and agricultural capital for the benefit of society. 研究涉及土壤计量学和可持续性, 粮食作物安全与质量, 生态系统服务于环境分析和大气科学.

环境与农业食品主题涵盖植物科学, soil science and atmospheric chemistry with informatics to understand the use of natural and agricultural capital for the benefit of society.

  • Physical, chemical and biological sciences underpin soil-crop systems research and the interaction between plants and microbes in the rhizosphere. These scientific disciplines are applied to soil science research along with digital sciences.
  • Biological sciences, including biochemistry, 生物信息学和分子遗传学, 用于食品质量和安全的研究, 同时减少食物浪费.
  • Novel digital techniques, instrumentation and informatics techniques are used to gain new insights in addressing complex environmental and agricultural challenges.
  • Environmental sciences, 地理学和经济学为复杂系统方法和前瞻性技术提供了基础,以解决社会转型后/破坏性变化的再绿化机会.
  • 大气科学决策科学-在脆弱性规划和管理中量化环境危害和环境变化影响的方法的发展, 与自然和建筑环境相关的风险和弹性.

School of Management

管理学院使用经济学, management, 心理学和社会科学,利用相关和独特的管理工具为企业和政府组织提供“知识化为行动”. 研究解决了组织弹性问题, the green economy, human resources, 物流和供应链管理, and leadership.

管理学院非常强调“知识转化为行动”,澳门银银河网上官方登录开发和使用相关的和独特的管理框架和工具来推进知识.

  • 战略管理和绩效衡量工具应用于企业,以转变其战略和提高公共部门组织的生产力.
  • 组织变革和领导力, entrepreneurship, 金融和供应链被用来促进澳门银银河网上官方登录对管理和缓解组织弹性的作用和重要性的理解.
  • 战略领导和人力资源管理原则为有关性别领导的管理和政策议程研究提供了信息,并以多学科方法解决更广泛的组织问题.
  • Human resource management, logistics and marketing are brought together to examine the impacts of digital transformation within business settings.
  • 供应链管理研究采用建模方法, 与可持续运营相关的模拟和优化技术,降低公共和私营组织的运营复杂性.
  • Economics and financial management provides theoretical context to sustainable business behaviour, with global applications to advancements in numerous management functions and business operations.

Manufacturing

制造主题的研究策略是基于机械, 以材料科学为基础的控制和生产工程, physics, 与数据科学一起提升运营效率(智能), 流程(清洁)和资源(绿色). 研究解决复合材料, 表面工程,包括高温材料, 可持续制造和终身服务, 以及焊接和激光加工.

The Manufacturing Theme research strategy is based upon enhancing the efficiency of operations (smart), 流程(清洁)和资源(绿色).

  • 制造过程工程以及应用数学、模拟和材料科学被应用于基于循环经济原理的“生态工厂”模型的研究.
  • Materials science, novel sensor technologies and engineering modelling are applied to materials production with low carbon footprint for light-weight, 高性能汽车, marine, 航空航天和空间结构.
  • 监控工程原理, data sciences and physical science based sensor technologies are used to understand factory management, 产品服务体系与生态效率. 计算机科学以及电气和电子工程为物联网的可追溯性和真实性的研究提供了信息, 智能微型工厂与自主制造系统.
  • 机械及生产工程, along with laser physics and material science disciplines support research into process automation for both additive manufacture and welding.

Transport Systems

交通系统主题研究策略应用于电子, 机械和系统工程以及应用数学, computer sciences, physics and psychology to the design and operation of air and ground-based transport.

The Transport Systems Theme research strategy takes an interdisciplinary approach to air and ground-based mobility.

  • 机械和电子工程知识用于开发新的控制系统,以改善车辆动力学,并为联网和自动驾驶车辆解锁机会. 电化学结合控制工程原理应用于电池管理技术,以最大限度地提高电池在运输中的使用效率和安全性.
  • 将心理学和生理学与系统工程学相结合,更好地理解车辆和运输系统的设计与操作者之间的相互作用. A systems engineering approach informs the development of tools and techniques to manage safety-critical systems across transport modes.
  • Aerodynamics and the physics of optical sensors is used to develop novel techniques to evaluate structural health of aircraft.
  • 计算机科学和应用数学被应用于人工智能和机器学习,以释放数字航空在提供安全方面的潜力, 可持续和高效的航空运输.

Water

水的主题运用了化学和土木工程与生物, 物理和社会科学学科,以提高对自然和工程系统中应用于水管理的基本过程的理解.

水的主题部署了一系列科学学科,以提高对基本过程的理解,因为它们与自然和工程水循环中的水管理有关.

  • 基本的化学工程原理与化学的见解相结合, biology, physics, and surface science are used to identify new approaches to water treatment and develop nutrient removal and resource recovery processes.
  • 通过将水化学和微生物学的专业知识与设备工程和微流体学的技能相结合,传感器的知识范围正在扩大.
  • 利用与灌溉工程相结合的综合数学建模方法,促进了对干旱脆弱性动态和干旱对社区影响的理解.
  • 社会科学的见解为水治理以及为世界最贫穷社区改造水和卫生服务提供了重要贡献. 这为实现可实现的、经济上可信的解决方案、提高供水服务的弹性和可持续性奠定了基础, such as water reuse, nature based systems, and decentralised supply.
  • Design methods, rapid prototyping, mechatronics, business modelling, data analytics, 材料测试也被用于循环经济, materials and data driven innovation to deliver interdisciplinary solutions to challenge-led problems.