Our reputation

3rd in the UK for Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

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Our reputation

Repairing buried infrastructure

Swarms of tiny robots could fix complex pipe networks in the future

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Repairing buried infrastructure

Solving a long-standing research problem

Newly-developed "nano-tweezers" created by university researchers can extract single molecules from live cells without destroying them

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Solving a long-standing research problem
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The School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering is one of the leading Electronic and Electrical Engineering schools in the UK with over 100 years’ experience in both teaching and research excellence. We’re in the top five in the UK for the quality of our research, in our unit of assessment, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

Research and innovation

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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News and events

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European funding for novel lifesaving robotic tentacles

Robotic tentacles to help surgeons operate inside the body, among other new…

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Northern robotics experts to lead Euro conversation on ethics of AI

Rapid technological innovation is bringing human-robot interaction ever…

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Government confirms 150-plus Leeds PhD places

More than 150 fully-funded PhD researcher places are being created in Leeds…

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Leeds top ten for top employers

Students at the University of Leeds are in the UK’s top ten most targeted…

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Ilaria Corda will be speaking in this event jointly organised by Code First: Girls and Athena Swan.

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Join the student-led society, ShockSoc, at the Second Robot Fighting League competition on Wednesday 27 March 2019.

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We have an expert team within the School of Mechanical Engineering which supports our academics to exchange vital knowledge and experience with industry and other organisations.

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We have a dedicated Employability Team that provide businesses with access to our talented engineering and computing student through a free end-to-end, managed recruitment service.

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We have a strong commitment to supporting women in engineering and computing and this is reflected in the number of female academics and students working and studying within the Faculty of Engineering.

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Throughout the year we organise and deliver events and activities that highlight the range of subjects and careers within the fascinating world of engineering and computing

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