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World class education

Our impressive portfolio covers all aspects of the education pathway from school pupils at the WMG Academy for Young Engineers, to undergraduates, master’s and doctoral research students.

Collaborative applied research

Passionate about the power of partnership, we work side-by-side with international companies, organisations, and pioneering entrepreneurs to create ground breaking products, processes and services.

Improving competitiveness

Through our work with business and industry we've built a solid reputation for delivering multi-partner projects that lead to major breakthroughs for organisations of all sizes.

“Academic excellence with industrial relevance has always been at the heart of what we do….it’s what makes us unique”

Professor Lord Bhattacharyya Kt CBE FREng FRS
Regius Professor of Manufacturing
Chairman and Founder

Opportunity to work with cyber secrets, lasers, exotic materials, intelligent vehicles - as WMG announces 30% expansion in workforce

The continued success and growth of WMG, at the University of Warwick, now means that it is seeking to hire at least 170 new recruits - a 30% expansion on its current workforce. The search is on to find: engineers, researchers, project managers, data analysts, software developers, and technicians. They will play key roles in a significant number of high tech research projects that have been developed in partnership with a range of companies and research, technology and manufacturing initiatives. The areas of work will include:

  • Energy Storage
  • Intelligent and Autonomous Vehicles
  • Sustainable Materials
  • Remote Laser Welding
  • Cyber Security
  • Automation Systems
  • Powertrain
  • Experiential Engineering and Design

A recruitment Open Day will be held on Saturday 8 April for anyone who is interested in finding out more about the opportunities.

For details on the roles and how to apply see here, or call WMG HR on 02476522829


WMG at the heart of innovation

On Wednesday (22 March), our SME Group presented ‘Why Innovation Matters’ to SMEs across the Black Country.

The exclusive invite-only event took place at the NatWest Manufacturing Hub in Wolverhampton with speeches from Alison Rose, CEO of Commercial and Private Banking, and Richard Hill Head of Sector Automotive and Manufacturing at NatWest. Archie MacPherson CEO, WMG centre High Value Manufacturing Catapult and Paul Milne, Innovation Manager in our SME team, represented WMG.

Attendees were given a chance to hear first-hand about our SME Group’s specialist Product Innovation Accelerator Project. The Project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. It was developed to help manufacturing SMEs, based in Coventry and Warwickshire and the Black Country, develop new products, processes and access new technology through collaboration.



WMG PhD student receives international acclaim

Kateryna Hechu, the lead author of a research paper entitled ‘Real-Time Measurement of Contraction Behaviour of Peritectic Steels During Solidification,’ has, along with her co-authors been awarded the prestigious 2017 Jerry Silver Award by The Association of Iron and Steel Technology (AIST).

AIST represents an international network of steel industry knowledge and expertise. It is a non-profit organisation with 17,500 members from more than 70 countries.

The Jerry Silver award is presented to the author of a process metallurgy or product applications technical paper judged to be the ‘best of class’ by the AIST Metallurgy – Processing, Products and Applications Technology Committee. One of the authors must be a student.

Addressing the cyber skills shortage

We are excited to announce that we will be working with Cyber Scheme, by helping to run assessments for its newly accredited CSTL examination for the Team Leader qualification.

The Cyber Scheme is run by an independent board of directors drawn from a range of backgrounds but with significant experience in business and cyber security. The not-for-profit Cyber Scheme has been set up with the approval of NCSC (formerly GCHQ) as the national authority on cyber security.