What we are researching
We have a number of research areas within each of the Department's eight research centres and groups.
- Multiphysics modelling of semiconductor devices
- Device-circuit interaction
- Circuit quantum electrodynamics
- Topological states in superconducting and hybrid circuits.
Vision, speech and signal processing
- 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.
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.
CVSSP studentship opportunities
Funding information:These PhD studentships will cover home and EU university tuition fees, a tax-free maintenance grant of up to £14,777 per annum and contribution to travel costs to present your research at national and international conferences. Studentships are open to overseas students provided they can support the difference between home and overseas fees (£16,540).
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).
Metal halide perovskites for photovoltaic and light-emission applications
Funding information:Directly Funded Project (European/UK students only). The post is open for home-fee qualifying applicants.
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.