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 March 2023

Viva Success for Dr Qi!

We are pleased to announce that Ji Qi, Electronic and…
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15th March 2023

Hub Director to Present for the IET

On Tuesday 18th of April, FEMM Hub Director Professor Geraint…
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13th March 2023

Lanner now part of ‘Twinn by Royal HaskoningDHV’

Three years ago Lanner, the predictive simulation experts who develop…
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6th March 2023

Joint PhD with Protean, NMIS and Strathclyde Announced

We are pleased to annouce a new joint PhD with…
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2nd March 2023

FEMM Hub Lead Researcher Presents at Automotive IQ ‘s 10th Advanced E-Motor Technology Conference in Munich

The 10th Advanced E-Motor Technology Conference returned on the 21…
22nd February 2023

PhD Scholarship now available with FEMM Hub Partner Newcastle University

In support of the research activities of the EPRSC funded…
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9th January 2023

FEMM Hub Outreach at King Edward VII School in Sheffield

A team of FEMM Hub researchers including Dr Divya Tiwari…
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22nd December 2022

FEMM Hub attend EDPC 2022

Between the 29th and 30th of November, part of the…
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20th December 2022

FEMM Hub visit Templars Primary School

On the 30th of November, the FEMM Hub team travelled…
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19th December 2022

Deadline extended for WEMDCD 2023

Our hub partners Newcastle University are proud to be hosting…
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19th December 2022

Final Quarterly Meeting of 2022 at Newcastle University

As well as monthly individual project meetings, the FEMM Hub…
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12th December 2022

FEMM Hub visit Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Between 26th and 30th November 2022, three FEMM Hub PhD…
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5th December 2022

Sustainable Manufacturing Enabling Net Zero – Opening up the Conversation

On the 29th of November, Dr Jill Miscandlon and Leigh…
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15th November 2022

IEEE Access Paper Focusing on a Manufacturing-Driven Design Methodology Published

A recent paper published in IEEE Access has highlighted what…
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1st November 2022

FEMM Hub releases Technology White Paper on Offshore Wind Turbine Electrical Generators

FEMM Hub researcher Abbas Mehrad Kazemi Amiri along with Kelly…
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13th October 2022

FEMM Hub PhD Student Lead Author on IEEE Sensors Journal Paper

On the 1st of August 2022, FEMM Hub PhD Student…
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11th October 2022

FEMM Hub Director Presents at the Henry Royce Institute

The Henry Royce Institute, in collaboration with the LightForm EPSRC…
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4th October 2022

FEMM Hub Conference a Success! Video highlighting the success of the FEMM Hub Conference…
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26th September 2022

Hub Director Delivers Keynote at EMD Symposium

The Electrical Machines and Drives (EMD) Research Group and IEEE…
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16th August 2022

FEMM Hub Conference Registration Now Open!

The FEMM Hub conference registration is now open! This year's…
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11th July 2022

The AMRC to Recruit Project Engineer

The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre has recently advertised the role…
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30th June 2022

New FEMM Hub Training Session Announced

On the 18th of August, we are pleased to announce…
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27th June 2022

FEMM Hub Presents at PEMD 2022

FEMM Hub members from a variety of our partners attended…
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22nd June 2022

FEMM Hub Delivers Two Successful Training Courses in June

The FEMM Hub delivered two successful training courses in June.…
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26th May 2022

The FEMM Hub flies to Berlin!

Following two years of online conferences and seminars, CWIEME 22…
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24th May 2022

Successful FEMM Hub Meeting at Strathclyde

On the 16th and 17th of May, the FEMM hub…
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19th May 2022

FEMM Hub Annual Report 2022

We are pleased to share our annual report for 2022.…
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11th May 2022

In-process Tracking and Tractability for Zero-defect Manufacture of Electrical Machines

The recent uptake of smarter manufacturing through industry 4.0 and…
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5th May 2022

Hub Director Honored by the Learned Society of Wales

We are delighted to announce that FEMM Hub Director Professor…
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3rd May 2022

FEMM Hub Project Lead Features on Energy Transitions Podcast

Picking only the most inspirational individuals working on innovative solutions…
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19th April 2022

FEMM Hub exhibits at MACH 2022

After 4 long years, MACH 2022 finally returned to the…
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30th March 2022

Engage with…the FEMM Hub!

Members of the FEMM hub enjoyed a fantastic day in…
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28th March 2022

FEMM Hub inspires young people at STEM school event

Members of the FEMM Hub were pleased to be able…
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23rd February 2022

“The Electrification Gold Rush”

FEMM Hub Director, Geraint Jewell, recently featured in the AMRC…
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8th February 2022

FEMM Hub holds Partner Connect Workshop

As the FEMM Hub approaches its midway point, we held…
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31st January 2022

Training session on Factory Planning and Simulation using Discrete Event Simulation

FEMM Hub’s first training event of the year was delivered…
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20th December 2021

FEMM Hub presents paper on robotic placement of magnets at recent Electric Drives Production Conference

Dr Alexei Winter from Grand Challenge 2.3 recently presented his…
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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…
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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…