News Stories from the ATI

Here are the latest stories from the Advanced Technology Institute and our Research Centres.


Special issue of Journal of Nanomaterials to be co-edited by Prof. Ravi Silva

A special issue on “Nanomaterial Mediated Electron Emission” is now accepting papers. Prof Ravi Silva, Director of the Advanced Technology Institute is Guest Editor.


Spotlight on Surrey’s close engagement with Asia

A documentary by The Business Channel TV highlights the University’s strategy of building partnerships in Asia.

Read more about the video and our own Professor Ravi Silva's interview on the main Feature page.


PhD positions

Theoretical PhD research studentships are anticipated in quantum computing, photonics and quantum optics within the theory group.
The theory group is located within the Advanced Technology Institute at the University of Surrey which consists of approximately 50 researchers working on topics including III-V and silicon based light emitters and detectors, light-matter interaction in microstructured photonic materials, quantum computing with superconducting qubits, spintronics, and energy efficient photonic devices. The group benefits from strong interaction between experimental and theoretical activities.

Undergraduate research into quantum computing published by National Instruments

An article on lasers and megawatt magnets, written by Surrey Physics undergraduate Laurence Stant during his final year project, has been accepted for publication by equipment and instrumentation software company National Instruments. 

Read more about the paper and Laurence's work on the main Feature page.


Nick Ridler from NPL awarded Fellowship and Visiting Professorship

Nick Ridler has been awarded a Fellowship and appointed as a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Surrey. 

Read more on the National Physical Laboratory website.


New research lights the way for super-fast computers

Findings published in the journal Nature Communications demonstrate how glass can be manipulated to create a material that will enable computers to transfer information using light. 

Read more about this new innovation in computing technology on the main Feature page.

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