Research groups and research topics

Control and Power

  •  Adaptive control
  • Cyber-secure large scale control systems
  • Fault detection and isolation
  • Hybrid electric vehicle energy management
  • Industrial control systems
  • Multigrid systems
  • Nonlinear, control
  • Offshore hvdc
  • Optimal control and game theory
  • Power system control, electronics and networks
  • Renewable energy integrationRobust control
  • Smart grids
  • Systems biology
  • Vehicle control
  •  Wireless power transfer



Circuits and Systems

  •  CMOS microsystems
  •  Computer arithmetic
  •  Diabetes technology
  •  FPGA and reconfigurable systems
  •  High level synthesis
  •  Implantable, embedded, and  wearable medical devices
  •  Integrated neural microsystems
  • Lab-on-chip diagnostics
  •  Memristor applications.
  •  Radio frequency electronics
  •  Sensor systems
  • VLSI circuits

Find out more about the Circuits and Systems group

Communications and Signal Processing

  •  Big data
  •  Biomedical imaging
  • Communication and sensor networks
  • Communication theory
  • Compressed, statistical, multi-channel acoustic and arrayed signal processing
  • Computational imaging
  • Cryptography
  • Hearing aids
  • LocalizationMIMO radar
  • Robot audition
  • Tracking
  • Wireless communications

Find out more about our Communications and Signal Processing group

Intelligent Systems and Networks

  • assistive robotics
  • computer vision, video processing and deep learning
  • content caching for wireless networks
  • energy optimization in information technology
  • extreme learning machines for big data models of neural computation
  • in-vehicle intelligent systems
  •  information theory
  •  large scale optimisation for machine learning
  •  learning by imitation
  •  low energy communications and computing
  •  machine learning
  •  neural simulation and data analysis for big data
  •  privacy and security for cyber-physical systems.
  •  smart network routing
  •  statistical/computational learning theory

Find out more about the Intelligent Systems and Networks group

Optical and Semiconductor Devices

  • Acoustic power delivery
  • Energy storage
  • Flow energy harvesting
  • Medical sensors
  • Metamaterials
  • Microwave, mm-wave (5G Mobile), terahertz and infrared technologies
  • Motion energy harvesting
  • Nanostructured materials
  • Plasmonics
  • Space micro-instruments
  • Theory of terahertz micro- and nano-electronic devices
  • Thermoelectric devices
  • Wireless embedded sensors and sensor networks

Find out more about our Optical and Semiconductor Devices group