News Stories

The latest news stories from Electronic Engineering, it's centres and the ATI are shown below:

CVSSP Researcher Presents at the House of Commons

Philip Coleman, a Research Fellow from CVSSP has been selected to present his work at the House of Commons under the SET for BRITAIN competition. The poster which he submitted for the competition will be displayed on the 9th March for MPs and the overall winner of the contest will receive the Westminster Medal.

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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.

Machine listening expert joins CVSSP

Professor Mark Plumbley, soon to join Surrey’s Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP), has been named an IEEE Fellow.

Read more about Mark's research and award on the main Feature page.

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.

PRaVDA project wins IET award for cancer breakthrough

Surrey is part of a research project that has developed ‘cancer seeing’ technology using proton beams – winning an Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Award. 

Read more about the project and the award 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.

Moon-landing Kickstarter campaign backed by Surrey academics

Surrey’s Professor Jim Al-Khalili is one of many high-profile scientists to endorse the Lunar Mission One, which aims to survey the moon’s South Pole for a potential future human landing site. 

Read more about the mission on the main Feature page.

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.

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