Undergraduate open days

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Undergraduate open days

Redesigning cancer screening technology

Engineers have developed a prototype endoscope which could cut the cost of manufacture from £80,000 to just £40

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Redesigning cancer screening technology

Lifesaving robotic tentacles

Robotic tentacles to help surgeons operate inside the body are being supported by European funding

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Lifesaving robotic tentacles
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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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A miniature robot that could check colons for early signs of disease

Engineers have shown it is technically possible to guide a tiny robotic…

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International Women in Engineering Day 2019

Join us in celebrating International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) on…

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New Director for Bragg Centre for Materials Research

The University has appointed Professor Edmund Linfield as the first Director…

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New Executive Dean for Engineering and Physical Sciences

Professor Nora de Leeuw has been announced as the inaugural Executive Dean of…

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Join Nexus and water@leeds for a showcase of technology, innovation opportunities and interdisciplinary research.

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Professor Hongsoo Choi will be presenting a talk on Microrobots for cell/ drug delivery and treatment of vascular diseases during UK Robotics Week 2019.

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Professor Sarthak Misra will be presenting a talk on Magnetically-Actuated Flexible and Miniaturized Systems.

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Join us for a talk on how minuscule robot tentacles may be able to save lives, by leading researcher in surgical robotics, Professor Robert Webster from Vanderbilt University, USA.

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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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