The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering is an active and successful centre of excellence in teaching and research, with in-depth specialisation in advanced communications technologies (power and spectrum efficient wireless access, image & video signal processing, photonics and quantum information) and electrical energy management. Much of the Department's research is interdisciplinary, working with colleagues in the Engineering Faculty and in Applied Sciences.
Through our 27 members of academic staff alongside dedicated support and technical staff we deliver eight fully accredited and industrially relevant undergraduate programmes and two state-of-the-art taught Masters (MSc) programmes to approximately 350 students within our highly sought-after field. Our most recent additions include an undergraduate degree programme in Computer Science and Electronics (CSE), which includes a 6 month industrial placement, and a taught postgraduate programme in Advanced Microelectronics and Systems Engineering (AMSE).
The Department places strong emphasis on collaborative research and attracts approximately 50% of its research income from industry (UK and Overseas), with an income in excess of £2.8M per year. Our unique combination of theoretical and practical activities through our well-founded laboratories gives a truly distinctive value to a sponsored research activity at Bristol.
As Head of Department I am proud of our world-leading staff and facilities. We are a friendly and supportive department that benefits from outstanding levels of industrial support. I hope you enjoy reading the views of our current students and watching our Department's latest video clips . Don't forget to check out the 5 reasons to study electrical and electronic engineering at Bristol!
Professor Andrew Nix, Head of Department
At Bristol you’re taught by staff who are knowledgeable and really passionate about their subjects