Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Electronic & Electrical Engineering


  • CDT short-listed for Scottish Green Energy Award 2017

    The Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Wind and Marine Energy Systems, led by Professor Bill Leithead, has been shortlisted for the “Contribution to Skills Award – Sponsored by Senvion” in The Scottish Green Energy Awards 2017.  The CDT was nominated by the ORE Catapult. 

    The Award is given for outstanding contribution by an individual, group or organisation to promoting and upholding the highest quality standards in education, training, skills development and best practice for today’s or tomorrow’s workforce. The overall winner will be announced at The Scottish Green Energy Awards, in Edinburgh on 30th November.

  • Students battle for place in Robot Wars TV show

    A pair of engineering students will test their mettle as they compete for a place on TV show Robot Wars.

    George Foster, an Electronic and Electrical Engineering student at Strathclyde and Sean McGhee, an Aeronautical Engineering student at the University of Glasgow, are bidding to feature on the new series of the show with their own battle bot.

    They will showcase their robot – called Vortex – at an Extreme Robots Live event in Gloucester and a good performance could see their machine as one of 40 pitted against each other in the popular BBC programme.

  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Mon-Fri
    June 2018
    Engineering the Future for Girls - Outreach Programme

    The Faculty of Engineering, in partnership with BP and BAM Nuttall, is hosting a week-long non-residential summer school for S3 girls in Scottish secondary schools.

    The school aims to inspire more female pupils to consider engineering as a career and university option. There are 100 fully-funded places available, and applications are now open! Apply here.

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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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#weareinternational: Utkarsh Dwivedi

Utkarsh Dwivedi came to Strathclyde from India to study in our Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering. Find out what he thinks of his #strathlife!

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