Lightning Protection at Cardiff University

Cardiff School of Engineering boasts some of the best facilities worldwide for lightning research and testing, supported by a highly experienced staff team.

In the Morgan-Botti Lightning Laboratory we have Europe’s only university-based lightning laboratory focusing on research into lightning protection topics.

We are also able to draw on a staff team with significant experience in lightning protection gained within the aerospace industry; the High Voltage Engineering group within Cardiff School of Engineering with its extensive research track record; and other related skills within the School of Engineering such as the Gas Turbine Research Centre and the Aerospace Research Group.

We are always happy to welcome visitors and to discuss how our capabilities can be of use to you, whether in the fields of research, testing or consultancy.