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Smart textiles for wearable energy sources

ATI researchers led by Prof Ravi Silva are developing a revolutionary technology that will allow people to act as their own “power source” by wearing clothing such as “smart” shirts and shoes that harvest and store electricity.

‘Tiny dancer’ atoms could prove a hit with quantum computer scientists

Quantum computers could be a step closer to practical use thanks to the work of an international team led by University of Surrey scientists.

Nanoelectronics Centre Student wins 3 Minute Thesis Competition

An 80,000 word thesis …9 hours to present. Their time limit...3 minutes!

Celebrating Women in Engineering

To mark International Women in Engineering Day on 23 June 2017, we talk to PhD student Hashini Thirimanne, to get the inside track on what attracted her to engineering and the exciting discoveries she’s making every day.

University of Surrey Professor appointed as Honorary Director at world-class research centre in China

Professor Ravi Silva, Director of the Advanced Technology Institute and Head of the Nano-Electronics Centre, has been appointed as Honorary Director to the Zhengzhou Materials Genome Institute.

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