Key Facts

Facilities

Swansea Materials Research and Testing (SMaRT) Ltd. facility.  

Accredited laboratory for testing of Structural Materials.

Postgraduate Materials Research Centre.

 

Building Information

3,200 sqm building.

BREEAM Excellent rating.

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Research Sponsors

Major ISM research sponsors include Rolls-Royce, Airbus, TWI and Timet, with funds geared by a number of EPSRC, TSB and EU initiatives.

Institute of Structural Materials (ISM)

The Institute of Structural Materials (ISM) houses a mix of academic research and commercial activities.

Major ISM research sponsors include Rolls-Royce, Airbus, TWI and Timet, with funds geared by a number of EPSRC, TSB and EU initiatives.

One of the prominent research groups operating within the ISM is the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC) in Materials, supporting 12 post-doctoral research staff and approximately 40 postgraduate students.

The substantial mechanical test laboratories within the ISM building will be managed by Swansea Materials Research & Testing Ltd (SMaRT).

SMaRT is an exemplar of the academia-industry knowledge transfer model at the heart of the Bay development.

ISM is funded by the Welsh Government

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