Research Centres and Groups
- Centre for Energy and Environment Research
- Centre for Advanced Materials
- Centre for Biomedical Engineering and Communications (BIMEC)
- Centre for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Research
- Centre for Robotics
LSBU is the top modern university in London for world-leading and internationally excellent research and Grade Point Average in General Engineering - Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. 80% of this research has been awarded the highest quality ratings (4* or 3*) for its 'impact' (reach and significance).
Research case studies
Dr Misbahu Ladan Mohammed's PhD research has helped to improve epoxide production, making it more efficient and environmentally friendly.
LSBU research is helping Sellafield Ltd reduce the risks of hydrogen explosions in decommissioned nuclear plants.
Continued collaboration between LSBU and Biox, an LSBU start-up company, has resulted in technology that sets new standards in measuring changes to skin.
PhD candidate Marsha Maraj has developed a three-pronged approach to maximise flow rates in an environmentally friendly way.
Research degree programmes
The wide range of research activities in the School, together with the mix of academic staff, post-doctoral research fellows and visiting professors, allows us to offer a stimulating and diverse postgraduate environment. Read more about Research Degrees at LSBU.
Available PhD courses
- Chemical Process and Energy Engineering PhD
- Computing Science and Informatics PhD
- Electronic and Electrical Engineering PhD
- General Engineering PhD
- Mechanical Engineering PhD
- Production and Manufacturing Engineering PhD
Research community brochure
His Royal Highness The Duke of York officially opens South Bank Engineering University Training College
9 February 2018
LSBU University student wins national bursary for engineering talent
29 January 2018
Thomas’ success proves Asperger’s is no barrier in academia
29 November 2017
LSBU leads by example in tackling sustainability challenges
22 November 2017
Mayor of London certifies LSBU a healthy place to work
15 November 2017
Discover the Changing Face of Elephant & Castle at LSBU
14 November 2017
LSBU awards six honorary graduates and fellows
10 November 2017
LSBU celebrates 125 year Anniversary with Parliamentary reception
9 November 2017
LSBU awarded £49k HEFCE grant to boost ‘Stop the hate trait’ campaign
26 October 2017