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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Leeds academics develop 1cm micro-robots capable of identifying and fixing leaks in underground pipes

The Government has awarded the University of Leeds and three other…

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

Swarms of tiny, pipe-inspecting robots could soon be able to monitor and fix…

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Leeds engineering researcher awarded grant to advance national security

Dr Raoul Guiazon is set to advance the future of UK intelligence research and…

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Nexus joins forces with KPMG

Nexus has joined forces with one of the world’s leading professional…

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The Faculty of Engineering is hosting a 'Royal Academy of Engineering Research Day' showcasing the range, reach and impact of engineering research taking place in the Leeds City Region.

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Our next postgraduate open day will be held on Friday 8 February 2019.

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Join Robotics at Leeds for their next seminar on bio-inspired robotics, with guest speaker Dr Fumiya Iida from the University of Cambridge.

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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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