Farnborough Air Show 2012 presentation

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Farnborough Air Show 2012 presentation

  1. 1. AerospaceSouthamptonThe Preeminent Aerospace UniversityDon Spalinger, Director, Research and Innovation ServicesFarnborough International Air Show - 10 July 2012
  2. 2. The gateway to the worldGlobal students and graduates• 22,500 students from over 140 countries• 5,000 graduates each year• 250 degree programs covering 75+ subjectsWorld leading faculty and staff• Among the top 75 universities in the world• 200+ research groups• £100 million – research annually
  3. 3. Turning research into GDP• £billion to local economy• UK’s largest university-business collaboration • Lloyd’s Register • £120m • 500+ engineers and scientists• Top UK university in collaborating with SMEs• Top 3 in the world for creating spin-out companies• Floated 4 companies with a combined value of £180m
  4. 4. Research strengths Instrumental in making aircraft engines quieter and more efficientWeb Sciences: at the forefront of developing the World Wide Web Optoelectronics Research Centre: Invented the optical The Wolfson Unit is a UK amplifier enabling high speed Sport Innovation partner for global communications the Olympics Institute of Working across the Developmental globe on climate change Sciences: world leader in linking diet & lifestyle to the health of children into adulthood
  5. 5. Southampton’s legacy of aerospace• 60 years University heritage in aeronautics and astronautics• Manpowered flight – first successful• Spitfire – developed and manufactured• Seaplanes – development and early centre• Southampton Airport – 100 years continuous operation
  6. 6. Aerospace at Southampton• Aeronautics and computational engineering• Aircraft noise• Airports, ATM and operations• Cyber security• Space situational awareness• Space structures and engineering• Human factors• Electrical power systems and electronics• Equipment health management and prognostics• Advanced materials and surface engineering• Remote sensing and Earth observation• Computing Science and software applications
  7. 7. Delivering success• Attracting major industrial partnerships• Innovative manufacturing processes and materials• Wide application of Southampton IP• Strong entrepreneurial track record
  8. 8. Collaboration
  9. 9. Accessing our knowledge and expertise• Research Collaborations• Knowledge Transfer Partnerships• Laboratories and Test Facilities• Consultancy• Enterprise Units
  10. 10. Strengthening the aerospace eco-system
  11. 11. Aerospace Southampton• Our graduates are your current & future employees• Our aerospace focus makes collaboration easy• Our multi-discipline culture ensures innovative solutions to your problems• Civil & defence aerospace, astronautics, electronics and cyber security blanket the sector• We are your neutral partner• We are facilitating the growth of the global aerospace eco-system
  12. 12. Talk to usOur track record of industrialresearch collaboration makes us theideal research and innovation partnerfor the aerospace sector. www.southampton.ac.uk/aerospace

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