What we are researching
We have a number of research areas within each of the Department's eight research centres and groups.
Advanced Technology Institute
Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing
Institute for Communication Systems
- Energy conversion
- Triboelectric generation
- Thermoelectric generation
- RF energy harvesting
- Nanofabrication and characterisation
- Functional nanomaterials
- Carbon nanotubes interconnects
- Water purification using magnetic nanocarbons
- Printed electronics
- Large-area microwave and RF devices and circuits
- Power-efficient transistors for large area electronic circuits
- New device concepts for uniformity and energy efficiency
- Solution processable nanowire field-effect transistors
- Pressure and presence sensors.
Surrey Space Centre
Find a course
All of our postgraduate research students studying on one of the electronic engineering PhD's are members of a research centre within our department where they receive consistent support during their studies.
Funding information:The award will be for a period of three years and includes home tuition fees, plus a stipend (approx £14,296 p.a).
Future communication networks beyond 2030
Funding information:A directly funded project available to students worldwide. £20,800 p.a. for tuition fees. A stipend of £13,863 p.a.
Uncertainty quantification in high-dimensional spaces with Bayesian deep learning
Funding information:Stipend: £16,000 per annum. Fees: Studentship Fees are covered at UK /EU rates. The studentship is open to both UK/EU students (full award – tuition plus stipend) and international students (partial award - tuition at the UK/EU rate plus stipend). International applicants are encouraged to apply for a fee scholarship to reduce tuition fees to the UK/EU rate.
Quantum Biology studentships
The Leverhulme Quantum Biology Doctoral Training Centre (QB DTC) invites applications from excellent candidates for seven fully funded PhD studentships, covering fees and maintenance, for October 2019 entry.
What our students say
Read our student profiles to discover first-hand what it's like to study with us.
Our department has a wide range of facilities available for research into areas such as robotics, artificial intelligence, security, energy conversion, space missions, healthcare and nanomaterials just to name a few.