Dr. Bartosz Nowak

Lecturer in Design and Sustainability

School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing



I am an academic teacher and a researcher with more than ten years of experience. I studied Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics in Poland and Germany, and completed my PhD at Institute of Fundamental and Technological Research, Polish Academy of Science in Warsaw. Over the years I have worked for different research institutions and universities across Europe:  Casimir the Great University in Bydgoszcz, Eindhoven Technical University, High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS), Bauhaus University and University of Applied Sciences in Ulm. I have also acted in industry as a research and design engineer for small-sized local enterprises as well as an independent medium-sized company with worldwide sales of first class products in the field of medical technology. 


  • PhD in Mechanics, Polish Academy of Sciences, 2009.
  • Postgraduate Studies in Smart Technologies, Polish Academy of Sciences, 2003.
  • Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics MSc, University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz, Poland and Padeborn University in Germany.

Research interests

My research interests are focused on experiment-validated computer simulations in mechanics and mechanical engineering, particularly within the fields of mechanics of materials and biomechanics.

Recent outputs and publications


Coventry University No.1 Modern University No.1 Modern University in the Midlands
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021