Electronic And Electrical Engineering

Organisational unit: Department

Organisation profile


The Department has an established record of research excellence, with an international reputation for pioneering work across the broad spectrum of electronic and electrical engineering. Applied engineering innovation is core to the department's research ethos and is a critical part of its culture.

Research activities are driven by six strategically focused research groups, which reflect the scale, diversity and vision of the Department and underpin its teaching programmes. 

  • Centre for Intelligent Dynamic Communications.
  • Centre for Excellence in Signal & Image Processing.
  • Institute for Energy & Environment
  • Centre for Microsystems & Photonics.
  • Industrial Control Centre.
  • Centre for Ultrasonic Engineering.

The Department is also home to several unique and world-leading research facilities, including the British Energy Advanced Diagnostics Centre and the UK’s only EPSRC Doctoral Training Centre in Wind Energy Systems, specifically created to enable the UK meet its ambitious renewable energy targets.

The Department is supported by a variety of agencies and research centres worldwide, and its success in forming strong partnerships with Industry, has resulted in a prestigious and extensive scholarship programme.

With an enviable record of enterprise, entrepreneurship and research commercialisation, we excel at knowledge exchange and technology transfer, developing and integrating novel cutting edge technologies across a range of sectors in the local and global economies.

Company successes include Diagnostic Monitoring Systems (DMS), Elimpus Ltd and Industrial Systems and Control (ISC) Ltd.

With 60 academic staff and 250 researchers from over 20 countries worldwide, the Department has a vibrant international Graduate School.  Research-led with state-of-the-art equipment and resources, the School is a dynamic and supportive environment for advanced study.


  1. 16th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  2. International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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  1. Energy Access in Rural Malawi

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Environment and sustainability - natural world and built environment, Health and welfare - new products, guidelines and services, Quality of life and safety, Education, Policy and legislation, Public understanding, information and debate

  2. Improved diagnosis and benefit to patients with facial palsy from new measurement software

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalHealth and welfare - new products, guidelines and services

  3. Practical Nonlinear Controllers for Industrial Applications

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Professional practice, training and standards, Environment and sustainability - natural world and built environment

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  1. Young Basque Investigator Award

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  2. Senior Member, IEEE

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

  3. Knowledge Exchange Award

    Prize: Other distinction

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  1. Analog Devices AD8205 Evaluation Board

    Equipment/facility: Equipment

  2. Triphase 540kVA installation

    Equipment/facility: Equipment

  3. Manual Hydraulic Press

    Equipment/facility: Equipment

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