Our case studies showcase academic research from across the Department that has had an impact on the world or local community, and feature some of our current academics, research staff, Alumni and students.
Improving technology to support offshore wind production
An Oxford research team has improved engineering design for the ‘monopile’ foundations that support offshore wind turbines – reducing costs to enable the economic scale up of wind energy.
The story of SEND
Professor Lionel Tarassenko, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Head of Department between 2014 and 2019, tells the story of SEND (System for Electronic Notification & Documentation), the mainstay of vital-sign monitoring in hospitals in Oxford and South Warwickshire