Department of Electronic Engineering

Creating the amazing

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Research Biowall

We are one of the UK's leading departments in Electronic Engineering and best in the country for the percentage of our graduates in employment within one year of leaving us (87%) (Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset 2017).

Students in studio

We offer a range of rewarding taught MSc programmes.‌

Student in clean room

See available PhD research projects and studentships or browse the Department's research portfolio and publications database.

Students in labs

Read about the careers of recent graduates from our undergraduate and postgraduate  courses.

Welcome

Welcome to the Department of Electronic Engineering, a department dedicated to world-leading research and teaching in Electronic Engineering. Our research groups play significant roles on the national and international stage, collaborating with major industries and securing funding from research councils. In the latest REF assessment, 87% of our work was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent. With respect to our teaching, in the most recent NSS survey in 2016 we were rated in the top 10 nationally for teaching quality (for the third year running) and in the top 5 for academic support. We offer a wide range of degree programmes specifically designed to educate you to be a world class engineer and maximise your full potential. 

Prof. Andy Tyrrell
Head of Department

Events

Mon
30
Oct

Networked-Flying Platforms: Paving the Way Towards 5G and Beyond Wireless Networks

2.00PM, PT007

Dr Muhammad Zeeshan Shakir, University of the West of Scotland

Mon
13
Nov

UAV Networking: Challenges, Modelling and Applications

2.00PM, PT007

Professor Chunbo Liu, University of Exeter

Mon
27
Nov

Satellite Integrated Networks for Ubiquitous Broadband Communications

2.00PM, PT006

Professor Ifiok Otung, University of South Wales

Undergraduate Courses

We're ranked 1st in the UK for graduate employment within one year of leaving the university (Longitudinal Educational Outcomes 2017)

Graduate Destinations

Read about the careers of recent graduates from our undergraduate and postgraduate  courses.

Supporting Women in Engineering

Athena SWAN Bronze Award

The Department of Electronic Engineering holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award. Find out more about the Department's work in this area on our Women in Engineering pages.

Twitter updates

Social Media

PhDs and Research

See available PhD research projects or browse the Department's research portfolio and publications database

Taught Masters Degrees

News

Dr Dave Chesmore to give talk at the Institute of Physics in Newcastle

Posted on Friday 13 October 2017

Dr Dave Chesmore to give talk on the 'Application of Computational Bioacoustics in Ecology and Agriculture' at the Institute of Physics in Newcastle on Friday 20 October 2017.


Dr Dave Chesmore looks at the advances in technology within agriculture

Posted on Monday 2 October 2017

Advances in technology, especially electronics, is driving a new revolution in agriculture and horticulture, partly as a response to global challenges such as food shortage, climate changes and increasing population.


Dr Shuhei Miyashita has paper published in Science Robotics

Posted on Friday 29 September 2017

Dr Shuhei Miyashita, the head of the Microrobotics Group in the department, and his former colleagues at MIT have published a paper "Robotic Metamorphosis by Origami Exoskeletons" in Science Robotics.