We have very strong working relationships with industry, which provide a substantial proportion of the Department’s overall research income.
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, with 93 per cent of research undertaken by the Department rated as world leading or internationally excellent.
The Department has maintained this standing throughout previous REFs held in 2008 and 2001.
Research centres and groups
Research in the department is carried out in eight research centres and groups with cross cutting themes.