Advanced Technology Institute

We are one of the University's world-leading research centres. We bring together researchers with an international outlook in quantum information, nanotechnology, energy and advanced materials.


High-efficiency perovskite tandem solar cells

Funding information:
UK home fees UKRI standard stipend.

Design and fabrication of energy scavenging thin film materials

Funding information:
Full UK tuition fees covered for 3 years. Stipend at £16,062 p.a. (2022/23). Personal Computer (provided by the department).  

Electronic properties of next generation perovskite solar cell materials

Funding information:
UK candidates only for 3.5 years at £4,500 pa fees with a stipend of £16,062 pa (2022/23).

What we have to offer

We have a wide range of facilities here which our members use to work on cross-cutting themes, addressing the “grand challenges” in energy, healthcare, information technology, sustainable technology and more generally, technologies associated with “quality of life”.

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Industry needs graduates with up-to-date skills and the ability to expand and develop their products. Industries engaged in nanotechnology and nanomaterials research and development are no different.

Meet our people

Professor Ravi Silva

Director, Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) and Head of NanoElectronics Centre

Ravi Silva is a Distinguished Professor and the Director of the Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) at the University of Surrey. He also Heads the Nano-Electronics Centre (NEC), which is an interdisciplinary research activity. The ATI has over 160 active researchers working on multidiscipline programmes with the NEC being a major research group within the institute. An e...
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Advanced Technology Institute
University of Surrey