We run a variety of events, from regular research seminars, schools activities to international conferences. Upcoming events are shown below and you can browse past dates with the calendar on the right or see our archive page.
Wednesday 8 June 2011
Digital cameras have become the norm, but how many of us use them to their full potential? With live demonstrations Andrew Pye and Radu Sporea explain some of the basic science behind colour, lighting and exposure. Take home some useful tips for improving your own photographic skills.
Thursday 9 June 2011
We all love our iPhones and other smart devices, but are mostly oblivious to the physics, electronics, material science and other technology behind them. Join Radu Sporea, Charles Opuku, Samantha Shaw and Emma Suckling as they reveal the science and history behind the modern technology that we take for granted.
Monday 20 June 2011
You are warmly invited to an Open Day on June 20th 2011.
The day will focus on the impact of the research carried out at the ATI, the essential role of partnerships, and on recent scientific highlights.
Tuesday 5 July 2011
The exhibition provides a unique opportunity for members of the public to interact with scientists and ask questions about their work, and it showcases the most exciting cutting-edge science and technology research.
Monday 18 July 2011
There is substantial interest in developing new classes of semiconductor and thermoelectric materials exploiting the properties of Bismuth. Such materials are increasingly important for the development of optoelectronic, thermoelectric and electronic devices. These include materials for laser diodes (used for optical communications, DVD systems etc.), light emitting diodes solar cells, transistors and spintronic devices. Following on the success of the first international workshop on Bismuth-containing materials held in Michigan in 2010, this meeting will bring together groups undertaking research in the emerging area of Bismuth-containing materials and devices for a focussed three-day workshop. This is an interdisciplinary meeting bringing together physicists, chemists, materials scientists and engineers together to address this important emerging area. Topics will focus on theoretical activities, epitaxial growth, characterisation (optical, electrical and structural) and device performance of interest to both academic and industrial researchers.
Thursday 13 October 2011
Professor Ravi Silva presents the 2011 Clifford Patterson Lecture on 'Carbon Electronics' at the Royal Society, October 13th 2011. Further details here
Monday 27 February 2012
An evening with Alf Adams, Grandfather of Modern Lasers.
Professor Ravi Silva to give a public lecture as part of the Sri Lankan High Commission’s Lecture Series
Sunday 4 November 2012
Professor Ravi Silva, will give a public lecture organised by the Society of Sri Lankan Engineers and Scientists in the UK titled "Nanotechnology - A Route for global IMPACT". The talk will take place at 2.30pm on Sunday 4 November 2012 at the Sri Lankan High Commission in Hyde Park Gardens, London and will be followed by a reception.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
This event, titled "Hybrid organic-inorganic nanomaterials for functional devices: processing and metrology" will showcase the work of the University of Surrey ATI and partner groups. It will also provide opportunities for networking towards the development of new consortia for collaborative R&D or commercial projects, and the engagement of academia and industry with the nanomaterials, devices, processes and metrology focus areas.
There will be optional tours to discuss the capabilities and activities of two key NPL facilities relevant to this community - the Nanoanalysis group (hosted by Alex Shard) and the Polymer thin film group (hosted by Fernando Castro).
Tuesday 18 December 2012
The ATI will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with an Open Day on Tuesday 18 December 2012. The theme of the day will be “10 years of Innovation & Excellence”.