University Partnership with Aerospace Industry
University of Leicester Department of Engineering has been selected as a
Preferred Academic Capability Partner (ACP) by BAE SYSTEMS in the field of
prestigious partnership will match the requirements of BAE SYSTEMS with academic
expertise, enabling the two parties to develop through research, related
teaching and the creation of recruitment pools in ways that are mutually
by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the BAE
SYSTEMS Academic Partnerships promote long-term and large-scale integrated
research involving a network of academic partners.
The Partnerships ensure that funding goes
into academic research that best meets the future needs of the aerospace and
defence sector. It also establishes
networks of leading academic groups, providing them with funding stability, and
encourages research that ranges across different disciplines.
Professor Ian Postlethwaite, Head of the
Department of Engineering at the University of Leicester, said: “We are delighted to have been selected to work closely with BAE
SYSTEMS in this way. This is an acknowledgement of the high quality of research
and teaching carried out by members of our Control and Instrumentation Research
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