The Wessex Institute of Technology focuses on education and research, as well as, higher degree programs. The institute was established in 1986 by Professor Carlos Brebbia. Located at Ashurst Lodge in the New Forest National Park, in Southern England, the Wessex Institute specializes in the development of systems for the exchange or the transfer of knowledge and information academia and industry professionals.
The activities of Wessex Institute can be categorized into three key areas: conducting research, publishing, and organizing conferences. The Wessex Institute of Technology plans 25 conferences every year. These conferences are held in a variety of locations. The institute also coordinates these conferences with other universities and organizations. The Institute also publishes the proceedings of the conferences as well as journals, edited works, and research.