PhD projects with a focus in design include:
- Dimitrios Pantazis co-sponsored by HSSMI "Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Wireless Intelligence"
- Samantha Gunn co-sponsored by Macphie "Microwave Sensor for the Food Industry"
- David Czerski co-sponsored by Renishaw "Remote sensing and positioning by using Galfenol on remotely powered surface wave acoustic devices"
- Gajarajan Sivayogan co-sponsored by AVL List GmBH "Tribo-dynamic analysis of bevel and hypoid gears"