Latest News and Events

Welcome to the FEMM hub news and events page. Here you will find the latest news, features and events from across the electrical machine manufacturing community. You can join the FEMM hub on social media – find us on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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23rd November 2021

FEMM Hub Industrial Case Study – Process monitoring and inspection to improve defect detection in terminations

The Challenge Manual operations feature prominently in the manufacture of…
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11th November 2021

FEMM Hub Focus on Cross Cutting theme – Sustainable manufacturing of electrical machine components for the circular economy

With the world focused on a route to net zero,…
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9th November 2021

New Investigator Award for FEMM researcher Dr Xiao Chen

We are pleased to congratulate FEMM researcher, Dr Xiao Chen,…
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25th October 2021

New FEMM journal paper published in the Journal of Manufacturing Systems

FEMM Hub are pleased to announce that a new paper…
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11th October 2021

Hub Training Course: An Introduction to Electrical Machines

Spread over two, 3-hour, online sessions in early September, Hub…
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27th September 2021

New FEMM article presented to the International Conference in Manufacturing Research (ICMR 2021)

Dr Divya Tiwari from FEMM Grand Challenge 2.4 is pleased…
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20th September 2021

FEMM Hub awards funding to three further Feasibility Projects.

Following the announcement in May that the FEMM Hub had…
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16th September 2021

FEMM Hub’s 1st ‘in-person’ Conference attracted a national audience from academia and industry

On 13th September 2021 the FEMM Hub held it’s first…
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8th September 2021

New FEMM paper published in the Sustainability journal

The FEMM Hub are pleased to announce that our article…
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20th August 2021

FEMM Hub gains a further new SME industry partner, Motor Design Ltd.

We are pleased to announce that Motor Design Ltd has…
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16th August 2021

FEMM Hub Exec Team member is part of a new digital manufacturing research centre.

FEMM Hub Executive Team member Professor Ashutosh Tiwari, based in…
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12th August 2021

Tannlin Ltd. are the latest SME to join the FEMM Hub.

The Future Electrical Machines Manufacture Hub are pleased to announce…
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3rd August 2021

FEMM Hub Announces its First Conference.

The Future Electrical Machines Manufacturing (FEMM) hub invites you to…
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3rd August 2021

FEMM Hub researchers meet Secretary of State for Business, Mr Kwasi Kwarteng.

Members of the EPSRC Future Electrical Machines Manufacturing (FEMM) Hub…
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20th July 2021

New SME partner, Rotary Engineering, joins the FEMM Hub.

We are pleased to announce that Rotary Engineering has joined the…
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4th July 2021

Hub Training Course: Soft Magnetic Composites for Electrical Machines

Dr Glynn Atkinson from Newcastle University presented a training session…
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12th May 2021

EPSRC / Rolls-Royce iCASE PhD Studentship

We are pleased to announce our latest PhD studentship funded…
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12th May 2021

FEMM Hub launches 2nd Feasibility Call

The FEMM Hub have partnered with EPSRC Future Manufacturing Research…
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22nd April 2021

FEMM Hub Annual Report 2021

We are pleased to release our second annual report, copies…
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15th April 2021

In-process Monitoring in Electrical Machine Manufacturing

We are pleased to announce a new paper that has…
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20th March 2021

Core Losses in Electrical Machines

Hub Director Professor Geraint Jewell presented the second FEMM Hub…
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4th March 2021

Circular economy project set to ensure clean energy solutions don’t increase landfill waste

The following article has featured in the, words by…
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2nd March 2021

The Impact of Modern Power Electronic Converters on Machine Insulation

Professor Jiabin Wang from the Department of Electronic and Electrical…
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23rd February 2021

Industrial Survey Launched

We recently launched a new grand challenge focusing on sustainable…
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9th February 2021

Special Issue: Sensing for In-Process Monitoring of High- Value Manufacturing Processes

Sensors is a leading journal devoted to fast publication of…
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7th February 2021

Speedy robotics makes magnet placement 60 times faster

A labour-intensive process to position powerful permanent magnets onto large…
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11th January 2021

Heat Pipes in Thermal Management of Integrated Motor Drives

Dr Rafal Wrobel has been successful in securing funding from…
16th November 2020

FEMM Hub Virtual Conference

Given the current global pandemic, a decision was made to…
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11th November 2020

Outcome of FEMM Hub’s 1st Feasibility Call

The Future Electrical Machines Manufacturing Hub launched their 1st Feasibility…
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9th November 2020

New ATI Research Grant in Electrical Machine Repair

A team from the University of Sheffield including FEMM Hub…
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4th November 2020

Two New Robots Arrive at Factory 2050

Two brand new robots have recently been installed at Factory…
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22nd October 2020

Newcastle Researcher Presents at ECCE 2020

The 12th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE…
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2nd October 2020

FEMM Hub Quarterly Meeting

On the 29th of September, the FEMM Hub held their…
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23rd September 2020

FEMM Hub announce new circular economy work-package

The FEMM Hub would like to introduce their new work-package…
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21st September 2020

Opportunities and Challenges of Employing Heat-Pipes in Thermal Management of Electrical Machines

The International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM) has established itself…
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6th September 2020

PhD presentations at UK Magnetics Society Conference

On the 25th and 26th of August 2020, three University…
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31st August 2020

In-process tracking and traceability for zero-defect manufacture of electrical machines

Words by Dr Michael Farnsworth, University of Sheffield. The manufacture…
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18th August 2020

Hub Investigator Promoted

Congratulations to Dr Glynn Aktinson from Newcastle University who was…
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4th August 2020

Feasibility Call Webinar: 1st of September at 11am

Following the launch of our 1st call for feasibility studies,…
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28th July 2020

1st Call for Feasibility Studies

The EPSRC Future Electrical Machines Manufacturing (FEMM) Hub is offering…