Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Electronic & Electrical Engineering


  • Department ranked 1st in Scotland: The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

    Electronic & Electrical Engineering has been ranked 1st in Scotland, 4th in the UK, in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

    The Guide assesses 67 subject areas, with the subject tables compiled using a subset of the overall indicators: research quality, entry standards, graduate prospects and student satisfaction.

    Published on Sunday, September 24, the full Good University Guide is available to view, by subscription, here.

  • Department spin-out working to extend life of nuclear power stations

    Spin-out company, Bellrock Technology, has outlined its ambitions to deploy new data analytics technology within the energy sector. The company recently struck a deal with EDF Energy to improve the monitoring of its UK nuclear reactors as part of a life extension plan. Bellrock CEO, Adam Brown, said: "Organisations need to deliver data science results at pace and with agility. If a company can move rapidly, it can capitalise on these new advances."

  • Strathclyde in £4.4 million industrial partnership

    The University is to lead, with engineering firm Babock, an industrial partnership worth £4.4 million for making nuclear assets safer and more reliable. Professor Stephen McArthur, Deputy Associate Principal and Co-Director of the Department's Institute for Energy & Environment will lead the five year programme, which includes EDF Energy, Kinectrics Inc, Bruce Power, The Weir Group, BAM Nuttall, Imperial College London, the University of Surrey, Cranfield Uiversity and the Alan Turning Institute.

    The programme aims to develop advanced inspection techniques, biotechnology solutions for infrastructure repair, operational intelligence and data science, and new products and processes for managaing nuclear facilities and extending their lifetime. EPSRC is providing £2.1 million of funding, with the university and industrial partners providing £2.315 million.


  • Sun-Wed
    Oct / Nov

    IEEE Sensors 2017

    Brings together 900 sensor and sensor systems practitioners to learn about the latest sensors technology innovations and products.

    Professor Deepak Uttamchandani co-chairs this year's conference, and the department will be participating in a number of activities. Dr Alison Cleary will be hosting a Women in Sensors event with the STEMettes, to promote STEM subjects to young female school pupils. 

    Oct 29 - Nov 1, 2017 : Glasgow, Scottish Event Campus (SEC).

  • Mon-Tue
    Jan 2018

    Young WEIR-WISE - Discovering Engineering with S2 girls

    The Faculty of Engineering, in partnership with the Weir Group, is hosting a two-day non-residential programme to support, inform and inspire S2 girls about engineering.

    50 fully funded places are available. 

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Success in European Space Innovation Competition

Dr Carmine Clemente, Domenico Gaglione, Christos Ilioudis and Professor John Soraghan won Europe's biggest space technology innovation competition. Their low-cost early detection system for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles was overall and UK regional winner! Following their success, the team was interviewed by the BBC - take a look!

MSc Autonomous Robotic Intelligent Systems

Announcing a new 1-year taught MSc focused on state-of-the-art autonomous control technologies and machine learning, with applications in robotics, sensor networks, big data analytics and AI programming. Delivered jointly with the Department of Design, Manufacture & Engineering Management, you'll undertake advanced classes, a 3 month research project and have the opportunity to engage with industry partners including Xilinx, Texas Instruments and MathWorks.
Autonomous Robotic Intelligent Systems

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Celebrating Success

More than 80 students joined the Department’s growing network of international alumni, following presentation of their degrees at the University’s Autumn Congregations.

a group of students pose for a selfie straight after graduation