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Institute of Mechanical, Process and Energy Engineering

Heriot-Watt University

19560 GBP/year
4380 GBP/year
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We are a dynamic, multidisciplinary the Institute of Mechanical, Process and Energy Engineering at Heriot-Watt University focused on promoting excellence across our four research themes: Biomedical Engineering, Computational and Digital Engineering, Energy Harvesting and Conversion and Multiphase Flow.


Much of our work involves strong industrial links across a range of sectors and through our expertise, skills and experience we work together with industry to identify new areas of interest.

We offer a stimulating environment for study and research, and a lively community of over 30 academics and around 100 postgraduates and research staff. We have extensive laboratory and workshop facilities and our staff are actively engaged in a range of high-profile research initiatives across Scotland, UK and internationally. For example, we are leading amongst UK universities in promoting energy activities through our “Energy Academy”, connecting all energy-related research across the University.


Institute of Mechanical, Process and Energy Engineering at Heriot-Watt University  is supported by a mixture of UK, regional, national and international research council funding and industrial funding comes from companies with research centres spread across the world. 

Our projects address global challenges in several areas, including energy, manufacturing and health that are underpinned by multidisciplinary advances in science and engineering.

Programme Structure

Research Programmes:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computational and Digital Engineering
  • Energy Harvesting and Conversion
  • Multi-Phase Flow
  • Computational and Digital Engineering

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    4380 GBP/year
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725 - 1167 GBP /month
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