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Electrical and Electronic Engineering Research Programmes

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Research Programmes

Be part of an internationally renowned team pushing the frontiers of research and obtain a PhD in electrical and electronic engineering.

Our electrical and electronic engineering research is breaking new ground. By providing an environment where ambitious, new ideas can flourish, all staff are able to be research active. Our work is centred on four major research groups of international standing.

Electrical and Electronic Engineering research

We are in the top 10 in the UK for world-leading research. Our research is wide-ranging and world-renowned and our research delivers innovatory soluitions across almost every aspect of our lives. We have close connections with many partners in government and industry. We also work with global companies and organisations. Our research groups include:

Electrical Power

Emerging Technologies and Materials

Intelligent Sensing and Communications

µSystems

Collaboration

Work on projects with other schools in the University throughout your studies. Collaborate with external institutions and companies, many of which are household names. These collaborative projects reflect the multidisciplinary nature of our research. We are well known for our high level of industrial engagement.

Facilities

We have a range of state-of-the-art specialist electrical and electronic engineering facilities for research, which are available to our students during their research projects.

People

You will be taught by leaders in their field and be supported throughout your learning journey. Get in touch with our electrical and electronic engineering staff.

Study

Studying a research degree with us provides you with:

  • training as part of the largest cohort of interacting and supportive research students in the University
  • access to purpose-built postgraduate study suites
  • cutting-edge labs, equipment and excellent technical support
  • access to a broad knowledge and network base from across our research portfolio
  • development of technical and generic skills
  • advanced taught courses and career development workshops

Be part of an internationally renowned team pushing the frontiers of research. If you relish the opportunity to undertake a substantial research project with a clear intellectual, scientific, industrial or commercial relevance and challenge a PhD is for you.

Our PhD programme offers an opportunity to undertake a substantial research project. Projects provide clear intellectual, scientific, industrial or commercial relevance and challenge.

Careers

Our graduates have a good record of finding employment. Many industrial sectors need the expertise and knowledge that you'll develop during your PhD in electrical and electronic engineering. Graduates work in a variety of engineering industries and many work in universities as researchers.