Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Surrey's scrapheap challenge

Find out what happened when electronic engineering students were challenged to create wireless airships using nothing but unwanted electricals.

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Professional accreditation

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has accredited all of our degrees as contributing towards professional registration, except for our new Electrical and Electronic Engineering programme which is seeking accreditation.

Our MEng programmes fully satisfy the educational requirements for professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

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My science hero: Robert Noyce

Dr Radu Sporea describes why American engineer Robert Noyce, nicknamed ‘the Mayor of Silicon Valley’, sparked his interest in a career in electronic engineering.

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Our news

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Using technology to support dementia patients

The University’s advanced research into 5G and networked devices has resulted in a new digital common language being used to connect an Internet of Things test bed that aims to help dementia patients live healthily and safely in their homes.

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My PhD experience – Hashini Thirimanne, Electronic Engineering

"The idea of starting from nanostructures and building something unique and useful for society has challenged and inspired me."

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Surrey students win UKESF scholarships

Six Electronic Engineering students have won a prestigious UK Electronics Skills Foundation (ESF) scholarship this year, each gaining placement opportunities at a leading electronics company, a cash bursary and an opportunity to attend an industry-led summer school.

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Student experience

My Professional Training experience – Hashim Shamsi (MEng Electronic Engineering) at National Instruments

“My experience on placement has inspired me to seek out client-facing roles where I can interact with people on a daily basis and solve their problems.”

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My Surrey experience – Robert Steven, MEng Electronic Engineering with Professional Training year

“I’m passionate about my subject because I believe that electronics can be used to provide solutions to some of the greatest problems that face our society – both now and in the future – and I’d like to help build these solutions.”

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My Professional Training experience – Abdullah Al-Shakarchi (MEng Electronic Engineering) at McLaren Applied Technologies (MAT)

“Starting in 2017, cars on the grid will be running the new generation Rain Light product I designed, viewed by millions on television with each Formula 1 event.”

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