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.
A new programme between the University of Leeds, technology company ADI and communications infrastructure company Arqiva will lead to the roll out of Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) in Yorkshire.
Robots operating in pipes, on lamp posts, flying over power lines and on train tracks will be key to identifying future infrastructure issues, saving money and keeping countries efficient.