Dr David Bryant
Head of Mechanical and Energy Systems Engineering
Expertise: Vehicle brakes, braking systems
Dr Bryant’s research interests centre on vehicle brakes and braking systems with a specific focus on noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH), thermal effects, numerical modelling, and experimental investigations.
Dr Bryant’s projects have directly impacted on vehicle design and production and have embedded an understanding of complex problems. Knowledge Transfer interests focus on the running of the renowned Braking of Road Vehicles short course for industry. Dr Bryant is a member of the Faculty’s Automotive Research Centre and directs the Braking Research Centre sub-group. Since 2018 Dr Bryant sits as Chair of the IMechE Automobile Division Yorkshire Centre.
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