The NDE group operates across a wide range of industrial sectors include aerospace, renewable energy, nuclear, defence, and oil and gas.
The Monitoring and Inspection Research (MIR) section within the NDE group provides expertise in the development of new and innovative technologies driven by industry demand. Through a series of collaborative projects with selected partners, MIR is working to develop the next generation of monitoring and inspection solutions through multidisciplinary strategies. In regards to condition and structural monitoring, MIR offers expert advice in condition and structural monitoring strategies for unique problems and harsh environments, signal processing, algorithm development, embedded sensing, technology and procedure qualification. MIR particularly focuses on acoustic emission, vibration, ultrasonics and strain measurement.