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Electronic and Electrical Engineering

PGR-RA-150

Expertise of research area
bio-nano technologies; energy-efficient green communications networks; microwave; mobile communications; power electronic systems; quantum technologies; renewable energy; robotics; semiconductor; terahertz technologies; ultrasound and medical imaging; wireless and mobile communications


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Our research 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.

<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Full description</h2>

<p>Our School has over 100 years of research history, leading to outstanding impact from our research. 100% of our research activity is &#39;world-leading&#39; or &#39;internationally excellent&#39; according to the latest Research Excellence Framework. Below are the different areas actively pursued in the School:</p> <h6>Pollard Institute</h6> <ul> <li><a href="http://eps.leeds.ac.uk/electronic-engineering-pollard-institute/doc/terahertz-electronics-photonics">Terahertz electronics and photonics</a></li> <li><a href="http://eps.leeds.ac.uk/electronic-engineering-pollard-institute/doc/bio-nanoelectronics">Bio-nanoelectronics</a></li> <li><a href="http://eps.leeds.ac.uk/electronic-engineering-pollard-institute/doc/quantum-electronics-communications">Quantum electronics and communications</a></li> <li><a href="http://eps.leeds.ac.uk/electronic-engineering-pollard-institute/doc/microwave-millimetre-wave-engineering">Microwave and millimetre-wave engineering</a></li> </ul> <h6>Institute of Communication and Power Networks</h6> <ul> <li><a href="https://robotics.leeds.ac.uk/research/underpinning-science-and-technology/communication-networks/">Communication, sensing and control&nbsp;</a></li> <li><a href="https://engineering.leeds.ac.uk/info/201498/institute_of_communication_and_power_networks/169/electric_power_systems_and_applications">S</a><a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/electronic-engineering-communication-power-networks/doc/smart-energy-systems">mart Energy Systems</a></li> <li><a href="http://eps.leeds.ac.uk/electronic-engineering-communication-power-networks/doc/wireless-communications">Wireless communications</a></li> </ul> <h6>Institute of Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Sensing</h6> <ul> <li><a href="https://robotics.leeds.ac.uk/research/medical-robotics/surgical-robotics/">Surgical and medical robotics</a></li> <li><a href="https://robotics.leeds.ac.uk/research/medical-robotics/assistive-rehabilitation/">Rehabilitation robotics</a></li> <li><a href="https://robotics.leeds.ac.uk/research/underpinning-science-and-technology/ultrasonics-embedded-systems/">Ultrasonics and embedded systems</a></li> <li><a href="https://robotics.leeds.ac.uk/research/underpinning-science-and-technology/communication-networks/">Communication, sensing and control</a></li> </ul> <p>We have a range of opportunities for prospective postgraduate researchers including funded opportunities. We also have a range of project ideas, and welcome new proposals that match our areas of expertise. You&rsquo;ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of postgraduate researchers who come from all over the world.</p> <h3>Useful links and further reading:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/physics-research-degrees">Research degrees in the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering</a></li> <li><a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/physics-research-innovation">School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Research&nbsp;and Innovation</a></li> </ul> <h3>Leeds Doctoral College</h3> <p>Our <a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130558/leeds_doctoral_college">Doctoral College</a> supports you throughout your postgraduate research journey. It brings together all the support services and opportunities to enhance your research, your development, and your overall experience.</p>

<h2 class="heading">How to apply</h2>

<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the <a href="http://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130206/applying/91/applying_for_research_degrees">University&#39;s website</a>.</p>

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<p>For general enquiries and details regarding the application process, please contact the Graduate School Office:</p> <p>e:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:phd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk">phd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk</a>, t: +44 (0)113 34 35057</p>


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