A prototype robotic sleeve, which can wrap around a weak heart before synchronising with its natural motion to help it keep beating, has been developed by an international team of engineers.
Pietro Valdastri, Professor and Chair of Robotics and Autonomous Systems in the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, has been awarded a Challenge Grant for 2016 by the Royal Society.
Students at the University of Leeds are now the fifth most targeted in the UK by leading employers, including top companies from the engineering and IT sectors.
The School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering has formed a partnership with Semiconductor Manufacturing giant NXP, creating opportunities for students to develop their practical experience.
Two Leeds Engineering PhD graduates who founded a Leeds-based engineering consultancy have been awarded the prestigious Northern European Engineering Impact Award for Innovative Research.