Ground and Aerospace Transportation Engineering

Research themes

Our expertise and experience covers a wide range of transportation methods, including:

  • Aerospace and aircraft engineering
  • Automotive engineering
  • Electric and hybrid vehicles
  • Unmanned aircraft and drones.
Research themes


Our motorsport teams have had considerable success recently with the electric racing bike, Ion Horse, competing admirably in the famous IOM TT and the electric racing car, KU e-Racing, finishing as the highest ranking UK team in the Formula Student competition.

In 2014 Kingston University hosted the UK's first space transportation workshop, UK Launch, with speakers from the UK Space Agency, National Space Technical Committee as well as many industry experts.

Contact us

For general enquiries, please contact the Theme Leader, Professor Jian Wang.

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