Our research is multidisciplinary and covers a wide range of areas. Members 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”.

Research spotlight

Professor Ravi Silva was interviewed by video blogger Charbax, where he talked about what we are doing here at the University within energy and nanotechnology.

Current PhD Projects

Projects are very often formulated through discussions between prospective students and individual staff members, so if there is an area that interests you but you are unable to find the specific project listed, please contact us to discuss further.

Research areas

Our research is conducted in close collaboration with colleagues in other divisions within the University and in industry.

Research laureates

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We recognise the most significant contributions to our activities by our staff and students on an annual basis by awarding ATI Research Laureates each year. There is a maximum number of awards, which will be considered by the management committee, and presented to the director who will make the final decision.

The process is to reward excellence and outstanding contributions by individuals, particularly in leading activities and enabling excellence that is evidenced quantifiably. The same ‘activity’ may not be reconsidered in the following year(s), should it have won an award in any previous year. The decision of the award committee is final. 

A laureate can get an award for two years running and then will be acknowledged in the following year, before qualifying once more. The scheme set up by the management committee is to encourage excellence, wherever it is found.

2021 laureate winners

Winners and contribution highlights over the last year.

2020 laureate winners

Winners and contribution highlights over the last year.