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Electronic and Electrical Engineering


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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<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

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.

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<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="">Terahertz electronics and photonics</a></li> <li><a href="">Bio-nanoelectronics</a></li> <li><a href="">Quantum electronics and communications</a></li> <li><a href="">Microwave and millimetre-wave engineering</a></li> </ul> <h6>Institute of Communication and Power Networks</h6> <ul> <li><a href="">Communication, sensing and control&nbsp;</a></li> <li><a href="">S</a><a href="">mart Energy Systems</a></li> <li><a href="">Wireless communications</a></li> </ul> <h6>Institute of Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Sensing</h6> <ul> <li><a href="">Surgical and medical robotics</a></li> <li><a href="">Rehabilitation robotics</a></li> <li><a href="">Ultrasonics and embedded systems</a></li> <li><a href="">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="">Research degrees in the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering</a></li> <li><a href="">School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Research&nbsp;and Innovation</a></li> </ul> <h3>Leeds Doctoral College</h3> <p>Our <a href="">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="">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=""></a>, t: +44 (0)113 34 35057</p>

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