The EEE Department at Sheffield is respected internationally for its many important contributions in the field of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.
The Department currently has 42 Academic/Academic Related staff, (including 22 professors) and 50 research staff. We also have a dedicated team of 21 technical and 26 administrative support staff. Our student community comprises approximately 750 undergraduate and postgraduate taught and research students.
Continuing Research and Teaching Excellence
EPSRC currently provide over £16.5m of sponsorship funding for our research activities and this makes us one of the best supported departments in the country. This level of support feeds directly into our teaching providing students with access to world-class facilities and exposure to the very latest developments in the field. EPSRC also provide an additional £500k as a Doctoral Training Award to provide scholarships for PhD students. EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Science Research Council) are a government funded body and a major sponsor of university based research.
National Student Survey
Our students are highly satisfied with their experience and 90% of our most recent students are employed in graduate level jobs according to the National Student Survey. For further information consult Unistats, an official government run website dedicated to providing an independent guide to university statistics including those obtained from the National Student Survey.
The Research Excellence Framework 2014 ranked us among the UK's top ten departments for the impact and quality of our research.
The Department's teaching is underpinned by research at the leading edge. The world class laboratories are available to undergraduates and postgraduates. They include the UK's EPSRC National Centre for III-V Technologies, the development of high performance motors and drive electronics, next-generation communication and radar systems, the design and systems incorporation of novel integrated circuits.