News 2017

York wins Best Collaboration Award with Huawei Wireless

Posted on Monday 20 November 2017

Researchers in the Department of Electronic Engineering have received the prestigious Best Collaboration with Huawei Wireless 2016 award.

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.

£5M Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council funding for photonics

Posted on Thursday 10 August 2017

Researchers from the University of St Andrews and the University of York have been awarded over £5M from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to research resonant and shaped photonics which could revolutionise our understanding of the biomedical world.

PhD student awarded best student paper at TAROS conference.

Posted on Wednesday 9 August 2017

James O'Keeffe (PhD student in the Intelligent Systems and Nanoscience Research Group) was awarded the best student paper at this year's TAROS Conference (Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems), which was held in Surrey.

Dr Helena Daffern takes part in Radio 3 Proms Interval Panel

Posted on Wednesday 9 August 2017

Dr Helena Daffern contributed her knowledge of the science of singing in a heated round table discussion on the use of vibrato in singing on Radio 3 during a Proms interval panel.

PhD student awarded the Beryl Mavis Green Prize

Posted on Monday 24 July 2017

PhD student, Rebecca Vos, has been awarded the Beryl Mavis Green Prize by the British Federation of Women Graduates.

Excellent graduate employment statistics

Posted on Tuesday 20 June 2017

The Department of Electronic Engineering has the highest proportion of graduates in employment within one year of finishing their studies according to the UK engineering and technology graduates LEO data set, June 2017.

Dr David Chesmore talks to the BBC Radio 4 Today programme

Posted on Tuesday 20 June 2017

Dr David Chesmore from the Department of Electronic Engineering has been interviewed by the BBC for the Radio 4 Today programme about using acoustics to detect furniture beetle in furniture in National Trust properties. The interview will be broadcast on Thursday 22 June 2017.

New online system set to reduce hundreds of chemical tests on animals

Posted on Tuesday 20 June 2017

Scientists at the University of York and SimOmics Ltd have developed a new online data sharing system which could reduce the need for hundreds of laboratory tests on animals.

Professor Jon Timmis to present at the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition

Posted on Thursday 15 June 2017

Professor Jon Timmis will be presenting an interactive session on robotics at this year’s Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition in London, the premier science outreach event of the year.

PhD student thesis accepted for the Springer Series

Posted on Thursday 30 March 2017

PhD student, José Juan-Colás, from the Department of Electronic Engineering has recently had his thesis accepted for the Springer Theses series 2017, as recognition for outstanding PhD research.

DNA rotary nanomotor

Posted on Friday 24 March 2017

Dr Katherine Dunn, from the Department of Electronic Engineering, has developed a DNA nanomotor that is designed to rotate autonomously. The machine is an artificial device made from chemically synthesized DNA and the underlying technology has potential applications in molecular processing, DNA computing, biomedical sensing and photonics.

A new NUS publication features Dave Chesmore's work on environmental electronics & sustainable engineering

Posted on Monday 13 March 2017

Dave Chesmore has had an article about his work on environmental electronics & sustainable engineering published by the NUS as part of an open resource to demonstrate that sustainability can - and should - be embedded into any curriculum.

Engineered proteins for detecting environmental contaminants

Posted on Friday 24 February 2017

PhD student Elena Koutsoumpeli has for the first time shown the use of engineered proteins for the detection of small molecule environmental contaminants.

Department of Electronics students recognised as engineering rising stars by IET

Posted on Thursday 16 February 2017

Two students from the Department of Electronics are celebrating their success after receiving prestigious bursaries from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Handwriting provides window into health, new documentary reveals

Posted on Wednesday 25 January 2017

A new online documentary investigating how the study of handwriting could help improve the lives of people with movement disorders has been launched by a University of York historian, currently working in an interdisciplinary role in the Department of Electronics.

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