Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Professional development

Discover our Professional Development courses.

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Our rankings

Surrey is ranked fourth nationally for electronic engineering in the Guardian University Guide 2018 and seventh by the Complete University Guide 2018.

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Our research

In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), the Department of Electronic Engineering was ranked second in the UK within the Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials unit of assessment for the scale and impact of its research.

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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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World leader in solar power to speak at Surrey

Taking place on 17 January, the Surrey Annual Materials Lecture will be given by Professor Henry Snaith FRS, whose pioneering research promises to radically improve the efficiency of solar cells.

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News story

Record high photoconductivity for new metal-organic framework material

An international team of scientists, from the University of Surrey, University of São Paulo (Brazil), the University of Warwick and the University of Grenoble-Alpes (France), has created a new metal-organic framework (MOF) that has shown record high photo-conductivity levels for a material of its type. 

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Feature

New journal heralds a future era of ‘free energy’

Professor Ravi Silva has been appointed as joint Editor-in-Chief of 'Energy and Environmental Materials', a leading edge journal which will be a platform for the most significant and impactful research in the field of materials for renewable energy.

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