Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
We turn brilliant ideas into advanced technology, solving real world problems with future facing solutions. We have consistently built our reputation as world leaders in the areas of electromagnetics, semiconductors and communications.
Research Excellence Framework 2021
Research that changes lives
We are proud to have come in the top 10 in the REF 2021 in terms of the quality of our research. 96 per cent of our research is rated in the highest two categories in the REF 2021.Research Excellence Framework 2021
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Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering
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Major research facility will help UK become world leader in semiconductor R&D
A major research facility that will support the UK in its position as a world-leader in semiconductor R&D is being led by researchers at the University of Sheffield.
Sheffield student branch for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers rewarded for high performance
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Power and Energy Society has this year named Sheffield as one of two UK Universities with high performing student branch chapters.
Britain lagging behind in gold rush for microchips
The department is noted as a semiconductor research centre of excellence in this article from The Times, in which University of Sheffield Professor, Jon Heffernan, explains what the UK needs to do to become a world leader in semiconductor productionPublished by The Times
Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Sheffield ranked top five in the Russell Group for student satisfaction
The latest National Student Survey (NSS) 2022 has also seen the department ranked in the UK top ten for student voice and teaching
University of Sheffield chosen to be Siemens' top tier innovation partner
The University has a longstanding relationship with Siemens on a wide range of projects. Since 2009, researchers from EEE have been collaborating with Siemens Gamesa to develop the most reliable, innovative and efficient wind turbine generators.