EEE Research Group, University of Southampton

EEE Research Group

Electronics and Electrical Engineering

EEE's research interests span the whole range of electronics and electrical engineering, from nano-scale devices up to grid level high voltage engineering. Researchers in the EEE group are pioneering many of the technologies that essential to our requirements in the 21st century, such as energy efficient power transmission, smart grids, mobile phone electronics, communications, robotics, power electronics, and energy aware electronics and computing.

Latest News: The University of Southampton Ranked First in the UK for Electrical And Electronic Engineering (EEE) in the Guardian League Tables for 2016

EEE applies its research across a range of areas including:

  • advanced materials and devices
  • energy and power engineering
  • electronic systems and devices
  • modelling and simulation
  • healthcare and medical engineering
  • sensor networks and embedded systems


The EEE group is at the heart of enterprise in the University and provides consultancy and commercial testing services. The EEE Group is part of the Zepler Institute, which manages the Southampton Nanofabrication Centre, a state-of-the-art clean room which provides a flexible capability for a wide range of nano- and bio-nano technologies

The group has spun off two companies from the strength of its research: Wolfson Electrostatics , which is one of the leading centres of expertise in its field in the world and specialises in the control of electrical and electrostatic hazards in industry, and Mars Space, which provides services and consultancy on space and plasma engineering and science.