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Research and innovation
Our School has over 100 years of research history, leading to outstanding impact from our research. This includes pioneering work on: microwave, semiconductor, and terahertz technologies, bio-nano and quantum technologies; robotics; ultrasound and medical imaging; energy-efficient green communications networks; wireless and mobile communications; power electronic systems; and renewable energy.
We have a track record of collaborations with academic institutions and major international electronics and communication companies around the world. We work extensively with other schools across the University of Leeds, and have strong links with the Bragg Centre for Materials Research, Energy Leeds and Robotics at Leeds.
in the world for Engineering
Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject
academic and research staff
working with over 65 PhD researchers to deliver high-impact research
in the UK for Electronic and Electrical Engineering
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Our research institutes
Institute of Communication and Power Networks
We have a longstanding international reputation for communications, signal processing, control systems and instrumentation, optical communications and networking.More on Institute of Communication and Power Networks
We cover high frequency electronics, incorporating fundamental understanding, design, modelling and fabrication of devices, components and subsystems from 1 GHz through to terahertz (THz) frequencies.More on Pollard Institute
Institute of Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Sensing
We promote cutting-edge research and education in the field of robotics, autonomous systems and sensing, with a strong focus on translational impact of our discoveries.More on Institute of Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Sensing
Our pioneering research in the medical applications of electronics is creating technology to transform the future of healthcare.More on Medical electronics
Our research addresses key challenges on national and global scales through the development of novel robotic technologies.More on Robotics
The Bragg Centre brings together scientists and engineering across a wide range of disciplines to conduct leading materials research.More on Materials
Studying for a PhD will be a journey that will stimulate your passion for your subject and push you to reach your potential.
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Working with business
Our aim is to make it as easy as possible to work with you, to access our research, expertise, training and facilities.More on Working with business
We offer access to specialist facilities and laboratories across a wide range of areas, from our state-of-the-art vector scan electron beam lithography system to a £6m nanotechnology cleanroom.More on Facilities