We undertake world leading research in topics such as artificial intelligence and data science, networks, cyber security, nanotechnology, and satellite engineering.
We are ranked 7th in the country for our research outputs in computer science and informatics and 15th in the UK for ‘*research power’ in engineering, according to the latest UK Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).
88% of our computer science and informatics research has been judged as world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) overall.
Overall, Surrey has risen 12 places in the rankings since 2014 to 33rd in the UK for our research quality.
* Research power is the overall quality of submissions, calculated by grade point average and multiplied by the full-time equivalent number of staff submitted.
An interdisciplinary research institute investigating materials and devices for future electronics and photonics.
One of the most highly renowned centres in Europe working on all aspects of image, video and audio processing research.
An active centre, with a proud reputation as a friendly and supportive environment. Specialising in security and artificial intelligence research.
Find out more about our capabilities in autonomous vehicles, 5G technologies, blockchain, virtual reality, gaming and smart health.
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