Welcome to the Sussex and Surrey Area.

The Sussex and Surrey Area has a vibrant organisation which promotes many events, liaises with local engineering companies and encourages all engineers to participate in the Institution’s future.

Our events consist of tours, seminars and talks related to engineering topics of current interest, with some emphasis on the key themes of Energy, Environment, Education, Transport, and Major Engineering Projects.

Should you require any further information, or would like to participate in any of our activities, please do not hesitate to contact us.

You can also find us on Facebook using the link below:

https://www.facebook.com/IMechESussexandSurreyArea/

 


Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    23 February 2019 14:00 to 16:00
    Bluebell railway - Sheffield Park
    Bluebell Railway - Brighton Atlantic Update. A chance discovery by railway enthusiasts in 1986 of a locomotive boiler, has culminated in the final stages of building a complete working steam engine at the Bluebell Railway. The talk will take place within the workshop and delegates will be able to view the now substantially complete locomotive at close-quarters.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    07 March 2019 18:30 to 21:00
    Lecture Theatre 1 - University of Brighton - Brighton
    The talk will discuss the meaning of the fourth industrial revolution, it’s potential impact across Engineering and particularly manufacturing, and the UK government’s response to this through the 2017 review.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    14 March 2019 19:00 to 21:00
    University of Sussex - Brighton - Brighton
    The talk will attempt to put climate change in perspective and cover the role of engineers in adapting to and mitigating against it, with examples of some past and current work on energy and other systems. Future developments and problems will be discussed with a view to engineering a pathway to human sustainability.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    25 March 2019 18:30 to 20:30
    East Surrey College, Auditorium - Redhill,
    In the world of Formula 1 we are constantly striving to beat the competition. Within the confines of the rules and regulations of the sport we have to push the limits of aerodynamic performance, structural efficiency and what we can deliver before the next race. This talk will cover an overview of how design concepts are delivered to track and how a key part of this is the material selection process.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    04 April 2019 09:45 to 15:00
    Hickstead Hotel - West Sussex
    This is a 1 day workshop during which you will complete your application for Incorporated or Chartered Engineer.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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