Coventry University Articles
Coventry University academic's thoughts on women in tech
This piece from Coventry University quotes academic and Qualified Aerospace Engineer Dr Tosha Nembhard's thoughts: more support is needed to help women access engineering.
Series 7 Episode 3 – What you should know about autonomous vehicles
Charlotte Morgan interviews Kevin Vincent, Director, Centre for Connected and Autonomous Automotive Research Institute For Future Transport and Cities about autonomous mobility testing and many other areas of his work in Coventry University's test bed for connected vehicles and more.
Professor Elena Gaura recognised as one of the UK’s Top 50 Women in Engineering
Coventry University Professor, Elena Gaura has been given a prestigious place in the UK’s Top 50 Women in Engineering (WE50) for 2021, awarded by The Women’s Engineering Society in association with The Guardian newspaper and Assystem.
Investigating quantum tech to stop hijacking connected vehicles
Coming together, quantum technology experts and researchers are investigating how security systems based on the randomness of light can help protect connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) from cyber-attacks. There are fears that CAVS, which include driverless cars and vehicles that have internet connectivity, could be hijacked by criminals with equipment as basic as publicly available software and a laptop computer.
Transport elite gather to open NTDC
Officially opening for the first time, Coventry University’s National Transport Design Centre (NTDC) saw over two hundred leading automotive, rail, marine and aerospace designers attending the event. The opening event, which took place 25th May, introduced the centre, which covers all aspects of transport design; the NTDC brings together students, designers and manufacturers to advance the concept-to-production process of class-leading...
‘Movement’ mural celebrates opening of UK’s Transport Design Centre
A mural called ‘Movement’ has been unveiled at Coventry University’s National Transport Design Centre (NTDC), which was created by Jaguar’s Director of Design, Ian Callum. The mural marks the NTDC opening and Ian Callum’s 17x10m work of art highlights the importance of considering all elements of transport design. It has been inspired by the ‘flow’ of an object through air and represents a vehicle in...
New transport design centre reaches major milestone
The National Transport Design Centre (NTDC) has met a major construction milestone as the roof of the £7m design facility was lowered into place. Attended by Coventry University’s vice-chancellor, Professor John Latham, Coventry University’s Director of strategic initiatives, David Wright, the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s operations director, Paula Deas, and Kier’s Contracts Manager, ...
Boosting the economy with new National Transport Design Centre
A postgraduate design facility is being launched by Coventry University which will contribute to the long-term competitiveness of the UK’s transport design industry. The National Transport Design Centre (NTDC) will provide a boost to the UK economy by providing an environment in which businesses and designers will co-operate to create design solutions that will shape the future of the automotive, rail, marine and aerospace sectors.