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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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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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…
News ItemsStaff Updates
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…
Staff Updates
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…
Staff Updates
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…
News ItemsStaff Updates
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…
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8th July 2020

Hub Investigator wins 2021 IEEE Nikola Tesla Award

We are happy to announce that FEMM Hub Investigator Professor…
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6th July 2020

FEMM Hub Annual Report 2020

The FEMM Hub is pleased to release their first annual…
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30th April 2020

Carpenter Technology Corporation joins the FEMM Hub

We are pleased to announce that Carpenter Technology Corporation has…
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12th February 2020

Ambitious ROBOMAG project funded by the Offshore Wind Growth Partnership

Magnomatics a Sheffield-based university spin out is one of seven…
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23rd January 2020

New EPSRC Grant Awarded in Cooling of Electrical Machines

The Electrical Machines and Drives Group at Sheffield was recently…
22nd January 2020

Manufacturing the Future – Town Hall Meeting

Our hub director, Professor Geraint Jewell presented at the EPSRC Manufacturing the Future:…
12th November 2019

First FEMM Hub Short Course

On the 5th of September, we ran our first short…
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1st November 2019

New Equipment Arrives in Sheffield

  The AMH-1K-S permeameter for soft magnetic materials  was delivered…
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7th October 2019

Hub Investigator Wins Outstanding Achievement Award

Congratulations to Prof. Zhu, University of Sheffield, who has received…
17th July 2019

PhD scholarships with Rolls-Royce

In support of the research activities of the recently launched…
Factory 2050 Events
15th July 2019

Lightweighting Conference

On the 15th and 16th of May policy makers, industry…
FEMM Hub Launch Events
12th July 2019

Launch of the FEMM Hub

On Wednesday the 12th of June, The University of Sheffield…
8th July 2019

Event: Electric Machine Design

Hub Director Professor Geraint Jewell will be presenting at the…
5th July 2019

6 Fully-Funded PhD Scholarships

*** Please note these positions have now been filled. Please…
5th July 2019

Electrical Machine Research Associate

Applications are now open for a three year research associate…