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College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences

Welcome from the Dean

Professor Hua ZhaoIt is my pleasure to introduce you to the College of Engineering, Design & Physical Sciences, one of the largest Colleges of its type in the UK, with close to 5,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. Our College consists of 6 departments and the new Brunel Design School, which consists of two Divisions: Design and Digital Media. We strive to put creativity and innovation at the heart of everything we do, offering exciting, vocational programmes across a range of integrated disciplines. Our graduates are known for their ability to solve challenging problems, for the good of society, and their entrepreneurial spirit, following in the footsteps of one of Britain's most creative designers and engineers, Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Our staff are renowned for their internationally leading research, including 3 Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng). .

College vision

Our vision is to be a leading and distinctive STEM education and knowledge provider, and a leading multidisciplinary research-intensive college for excellence in research and innovation in engineering, design, computer science and mathematics. Our mission is to deliver a transformative education experience that nurtures talent, encourages creativity and scholarship and fosters lifelong learning through enquiry, and to bring benefit to society through excellence in education, research and knowledge transfer. Our distinctive programmes will help Brunel University London meet its strategic aims of providing an environment that promotes excellence and prepares graduates ready for the world of work.

Professor Hua Zhao FREng, Interim Dean of College.

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Take a look through some of the achievements from the College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences, home to Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Flood and Coastal Engineering, Electronic and Computer Engineering, Digital Media, Design, Mathematics and Computer Science.