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PhD student Jingqi Liu models a light-emitting T-shirt
10 July 2017

Light-emitting fabrics pave the way for future fashions

The University of Southampton is shining a light on future fashions thanks to an innovative collaboration between electronics experts and art school students


21 March 2017

ECS in the news

Staff and students from Electronics and Computer Science often feature in the news for their research, achievements and expert opinion. Here are some you may have seen:


Professor Steve Beeby
21 March 2017

Major funding boost for research into wearable sensors

The future of wearable technology and its potential to integrate with networked systems within smart cities is the focus of a major funding award received by the University of Southampton.


17 February 2017

Power efficient electronic innovations recognised at prestigious ISSCC 2017 conference

Innovative electronics research from the University of Southampton has been presented to world experts at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in San Francisco.


SPHERE is developing sensor technologies to manage long term health conditions
19 December 2016

Healthcare sensor platform scoops World Technology Award

An interdisciplinary research network, supported by expertise from the University of Southampton, has been recognised with a World Technology Award for its work developing sensor technologies to manage long term health conditions.


The HAC-ER system in action
28 November 2016

Developing software to aid disaster management

Web and Internet Science (WAIS) researchers from the University of Southampton have been involved in developing essential provenance software for the award-winning ORCHID project.


Nik Hakimi and Bo Huang
22 November 2016

Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory PhD Students Win Young Researchers Award

Two PhD students win Young Researcher awards at the international conference on Condition Monitoring and Diagnosis


The Mountbatten Building - home to the University's cleanroom complex
02 November 2016

Southampton on the rise amongst Best Global Universities

We're in the top 100 amongst the Best Global Universities for 2017


IEEE 59th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems
01 November 2016

Undergraduate student project presented at IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems

An ECS undergraduate student has presented his third year project results at the prestigious IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems


Marc de Vos
23 September 2016

Bar Analytics taps into success with Royal Academy of Engineering

ECS PhD student, Marc de Vos, wins People’s Choice Award at RAEng Launchpad Competition


SEA-CORES
15 September 2016

Southampton to help develop software which could transform ship maintenance

Researchers from the University of Southampton are to develop software that can monitor the equipment, fuel and energy performance of a ship at sea.


Dr Ramchurn and the ORCHID team
15 September 2016

ORCHID recognised for major collaboration

The ORCHID project, a major research project involving the University of Southampton, took top prize in the data and connectivity category at the Collaborate to Innovate Awards this week.


A Southampton unmanned aerial vehicle
11 July 2016

World-leading aerospace expertise showcased at Farnborough International Airshow

Southampton to showcase world-leading aerospace research and expertise at Farnborough International Airshow


Professor Paul Lewin
10 June 2016

Ambitious new strategy for ECS

Professor Paul Lewin has outlined an ambitious strategy focusing on excellence and sustainability in his new role as Head of ECS


07 March 2016

ECS engineers take their research to Parliament

ECS researchers will be attending Parliament today to present their research as part of SET for Britain.


Dr Jonathan Mayo-Maldonado
03 December 2015

ECS PhD alumnus wins IET doctoral dissertation prize

Dr Jonathan Mayo-Maldonado, alumnus of Electronics and Computer Science, has received this year’s IET Control and Automation Doctoral Dissertation Prize


24 November 2015

ECS students and researchers win prestigious awards from National Microelectronics Institute

Staff and students from the University of Southampton won two prestigious awards at the National Microelectronics Institute annual dinner and prizegiving event, held last week.


17 November 2015

Professor Paul Lewin elected IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society President

Professor Paul Lewin has been elected the 2016 IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS) President. Paul is only the second person from outside of North America to hold this position in the 52 year history of the Society.


L-R: Ayse, Olja, Olivia, Adriana, Dorota
05 November 2015

Electronics and Computer Science well represented at ACM WomENcourage Conference

A group of five students from the Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton received academic scholarships for €300 each to present their various engineering and computer science projects at the second Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) WomENcourage conference, this year held in Uppsala, Sweden.


22 September 2015

Bo Huang receives award at ISH 2015

Bo Huang receives award at ISH 2015


Prof Paul Lewin with TDHVL Lab Manager Neil Palmer
18 June 2015

Strong Presence of TDHVL at 2015 EIC International Conference

When it comes to research groups working in dielectric electrical insulation and high voltage plant, Southampton is one of the largest, most active groups in the world.


10 April 2015

Southampton research is helping to improve undersea cable performance

Southampton research is underpinning a new project that will revolutionise power cable performance.


10 April 2015

International Collaboration between Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory (TDHVL) begins an international partnership programme with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).


03 March 2015

Wearable Soft Robotics for Independent Living

Rehabilitation technologists at the University of Southampton working to produce soft robotic trousers that will transform the lives of those with mobility impairments.


19 February 2015

Novel environmentally friendly advertising display uses low power electrostatics and recyclable ink

The Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory at the University of Southampton has developed a novel electrostatic technique for the SPABRINK Eu project partnership. The project uses dielectrophoretic forces produced at the surface of a polymer foil to pin coloured ink powder particles in position to form an image.


30 January 2015

Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory Wins EPSRC Grant on Developing Novel Optimization Tools for Spacecraft Propulsion Engine

In late 2014, the Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory (TDHVL) was granted £40,000 by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to conduct cutting-edge research on development of a modelling tool for performance optimization in pulsed plasma thrusters (Ref. EP/M506783/1). The project is jointly led by Prof. Alun Vaughan, Prof. Steve Gabriel, and Dr Igor Golosnoy from TDHVL, and supported by Mars Space Ltd, UK.


19 December 2014

Southampton to share in £20 million to advance the UK’s manufacturing capability

ECS research to share in £20 million of funding to advance the UK’s manufacturing capability.


18 December 2014

REF2014: World-leading research in Electronics and Computer Science

The University of Southampton has come out top in the UK for Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) results.


Tim Hughes
01 October 2014

TDHVL Researcher Tim Hughes Wins Consecutive Awards in 2014 Conferences

Tim Hughes , a member of the Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory, has received multiple awards from conferences around the UK. Tim is a postgraduate researcher working on an interdepartmental research project Understanding Environmental Controls on the State of sub-seafloor High Voltage Cables, between the TDHVL and NOCS.


TDHVL staff with three ISO standards certificates
04 August 2014

Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory Receives ISO Certifications

Over the last two years, TDHVL, with support from a large number of staff across the University have been developing their systems, structure and working practices to ensure that the laboratory is compliant to three key standards:ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management, ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management and BS OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management.


Southampton graduate Adrian Newey with Vice-Chancellor Prof Don Nutbeam
21 March 2014

Malaysia Campus Celebrates First Anniversary

It’s been one year since the University of Southampton Malaysia Campus celebrated its official opening and it is reflecting on an amazing year of achievement. The Campus, at the EduCity@Iskandar in Johor represents a major strategic development for the University.


Dr Nick Harris
12 March 2014

Electronics and Computer Science researcher revolutionising soil testing

A wireless network of sensors that is set to revolutionise soil-based salinity measuring is being developed by a University of Southampton researcher and a team of Australian academics.


Ziyi Huang (left), Liu Ning (right)
06 February 2014

TDHVL PhD Students Win European Young Researchers Contest

Ning Liu and Ziyi Huang two of the Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory (TDHVL) PhDs students have won 1st and 3rd prize, respectively, in the Jicable European Young Researchers Contest, confirming that researchers in the TDHVL are at the forefront of research and development in their respective fields.


Nokia Lumia 925 charging by lightning.
27 September 2013

Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory partners with Nokia

The Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory (TDHVL) at the University of Southampton in the UK has partnered with Nokia to investigate how natural power resources could be used to a charge a Nokia Lumia with an energy simulation similar to that of a bolt of lightning. Nokia has said it is very excited to have partnered for the first time with the TDHVL on this project and believes this could be the start of an on-going relationship.


TDHVL at EIC 2013 Ottawa, Canada.
30 July 2013

TDHVL Presence in 2013 Summer Conferences

As the most active academic High Voltage laboratory in Europe, the TDHVL has a big presence in the major international conferences regarding all aspects in high voltage engineering. This summer has been no exception, starting with Insucon held in Birmingham, UK, then the IEEE 2013 Electrical Insulation Conference Ottawa, Canada, rapidly followed by the IEEE 2013 International Conference on Solid Dielectrics Bologna, Italy.


07 June 2013

ECS researcher assesses energy harvesting at Cheltenham Science Festival

Dr Geoff Merrett of the Electronic and Software Systems research group in ECS is appearing at the prestigious Times Cheltenham Science Festival today (Friday 7 June).


Dr Reuben Wilcock, Senior Enterprise Fellow
24 May 2013

World-first electricity monitoring clamp wins Academy award

A single device designed by ECS engineers could enable us to find out which parts of our homes are the most energy-hungry without installing plug-in power monitors on each individual appliance.


New temperature and humidity chamber
22 May 2013

A third environmental chamber added to the laboratory

Our on-going programme to enhance facilities in the Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory has recently led to the commissioning of a new climate controlled facility to join our Salt-Fog chamber and Faraday Cage.


The PRiME Team
14 May 2013

£5.6m national collaboration to develop the next generation of computing systems

PRiME: Power-efficient, Reliable, Many-core Embedded systems, brings together four world-leading research groups from the Universities of Southampton, Imperial College, Manchester and Newcastle. The five-year £5.6m Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded project will undertake creative research into the design and implementation of energy-efficient and dependable embedded systems with many-core processors.


Operation of the magnetic field sensor rig.
04 March 2013

Tony Davies High Voltage Lab invited by Prysmian to validate cable location hardware using a commissioned circuit

The data acquisition phase of a project to field test a cable location system on a 275 kV cable circuit has been undertaken.


Professor Steve Swingler with his Western HVDC link award
11 January 2013

Professor Steve Swingler recognised for work on HVDC link

Professor Steve Swingler, a member of academic staff at the Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory, has received an award from National Grid in recognition of his work on the Western HVDC Link.


Thermal image of the energised export cable
09 January 2013

Tony Davies High Voltage Lab secure contract to test a 132kV offshore wind farm export cable for Centrica plc.

Centrica Plc. invited the Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory (TDHVL) to tender for a series of tests on a 27m section of 132kV offshore wind farm export cable and subsequently awarded the laboratory with its largest ever contract for commercial testing. Work has commenced on the three month long test programme and on the 7th December the supplied cable section was energized with a 1000 Amps per phase for the first time.


Professor Paul Lewin
06 December 2012

ECS Professor Paul Lewin named IEEE Fellow

Professor Paul Lewin of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton has been honoured for his contributions to high voltage cable engineering by been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).


Professor Bashir Al-Hashimi receives his award
22 November 2012

Professor Al-Hashimi internationally recognised for his world conference leading role

Professor Bashir Al-Hashimi, Associate Dean Research in Physical and Applied Sciences at the University of Southampton, has been internationally recognised for his leadership of one of the world’s biggest conferences in embedded systems and electronic design automation.


20 November 2012

Enabling a Smarter Future

Warren East, CEO of ARM, one of the world’s leading technology companies, will give a Distinguished Lecture at the University on Monday 3 December, hosted by the Faculty of Physical and Applied Sciences.


Team Photo
31 October 2012

Improving the Operational Efficiency of Subsea Cable Systems

The Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory and the National Oceanography Centre Southampton are further developing their links to tackle a number of interdisciplinary issues in the area of subsea power transmission.


TDHVL & CIGRE Logo
25 October 2012

Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory’s involvement with the International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE)

The Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory (TDHVL) has been growing consistently throughout the past decade. Currently there are 19 staff members and 27PhD students. The quality of work and expertise within the TDHVL means that TDHVL has gained prestige amongst the international research community, which led the TDHVL to be present at the heart of many decision and policy making groups in the area of High Voltage engineering.


New High Voltage Laboratory in Zepler Building
20 August 2012

New High Voltage Laboratory for MSc Project work

A new High Voltage (HV) Laboratory situated in Zepler Building was officially opened in July.


Visitors to the HV Lab on the Community Open Day
02 August 2012

HV contributes to University 60th anniversary events

In the year that the University is celebrating its 60th anniversary it is also the 10th anniversary of the Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory.


(l-r): James Myers, David Flynn, Jatin Mistry
02 July 2012

International recognition for ECS student

A PhD student from ECS-Electronics and Computer Science is celebrating after scooping an international award for his paper at a large technical conference in the USA.


Hollow Cathode Thruster
11 April 2012

New Plasma and Space Technology research begins in Tony Davies HV Lab

This year sees the addition of a new research area to the laboratory, that of space electric propulsion which uses low temperature plasmas.


Changes in a liquid crystal structure during cooling inspired one of the poems.
29 March 2012

Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory gets involved in Multidisciplinary Research Week

As part of Southampton University’s Multidisciplinary Research Week Litmus Project, the Tony Davies High Voltage laboratory was pleased to invite Professor Robyn Bolam from the Department of English to visit the lab and after discussion with students and staff, write a series of poems relating to the research carried out.


06 March 2012

Energy Harvesting Network Conference and Open Access Data Repository

The Energy Harvesting Network is holding its annual one-day conference “Energy Harvesting 2012” on Wednesday 28 March, where it will announce details of the Energy Harvesting Open Access Data Repository. The repository is an online resource for researchers to share detailed data on energy availability and characteristics.


20 January 2012

"Living in a Materials World" - Inaugural lecture by Professor Alun Vaughan

Some of the critical problems facing the world’s power systems will be discussed by Professor Alun Vaughan in his inaugural lecture on Wednesday 1 February.


Adam receives his award from Neil Dickens of IC Group
04 November 2011

ECS student named Scholar of the Year by UK Electronics Skills Foundation

Adam Malpass, final-year student in Electronic Engineering at ECS-Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton, was last night awarded the first annual Scholar of the Year award by the United Kingdom Electronics Skills Foundation (UKESF).


Tom Dell (left) and Adam Malpass
31 October 2011

Two ECS students nominated for title of UK Electronics Scholar of the Year

Two ECS students have been nominated as finalists for the prestigious title of ‘Scholar of the Year’ by the UK Electronics Skills Foundation (UKESF).


The UKESF Summer School 2011
11 October 2011

ECS students on the trail of industrial success with UKESF Scholarships

Eight ECS students spent the summer working with some of the UK’s leading electronics employers after winning scholarships from the UK Electronics Skills Foundation.


30 September 2011

ECS intern takes a holistic approach to energy harvesting

Every year ECS-Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton employs a number of its own students to work as interns over the summer vacation, participating in research projects and affiliated to one of the ECS research groups.


ECS - Mountbatten and Zepler Buildings
29 September 2011

ECS nominated for University Electronics Department of the Year Award

ECS–Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton has been nominated for the title of ‘University Department of the Year’ in the prestigious Elektra Awards of the European Electronics Industry.


28 July 2011

Southampton student branch of IEEE voted best in UK

The University of Southampton student chapter of the IEEE, which is based in ECS-Electronics and Computer Science, has received a regional award (Europe, Middle East and Africa), for its outstanding programme and organization this year.


Professor Seth Bullock and Professor Steve Beeby
29 June 2011

Two ECS academics awarded Personal Chairs

ECS academics Dr Seth Bullock and Dr Steve Beeby have been awarded Personal Chairs.


Professor Jan Sykulski
07 April 2011

Better design should improve energy efficiency

The Chair of this year's international conference on electromagnetics will warn next week that the amount of energy lost from UK power devices will remain high if the industry does not design better products.


The 'motor-driven' squeezer device
05 April 2011

Touchy-feely options for stroke rehabilitation

Devices which could be used to rehabilitate the arms and hands of people who have experienced a stroke have been developed by researchers at the University of Southampton.


22 March 2011

ECS success at DATE11

Members of the Electronic Systems Design group in ECS-Electronics and Computer Science made a substantial contribution to the prestigious DATE11 event held last week in Grenoble.


Overhead Conductor Sealing End Tower
23 December 2010

Tony Davies High Voltage Lab is at the Hub of UK Power Network Research and Teaching

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) have just announced funding of £4.7M for “HubNet: Research Leadership and Networking for Energy Networks” in which the Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory will be playing a key part.


30 September 2010

New Chapter in the IEEE DEIS

The IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society held its inaugural meeting of the UK Chapter at the Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory on the 23rd September 2010 and some key appointments were made.


Top: Interaction between participants <br>
Left: Discussion on Pockels experiment <br>
Right: Explanation of recent results
30 September 2010

Dielectrics on Tour visits Tony Davies High Voltage Lab

The Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory and Electrical Power Engineering Group were proud to host the first in a new series of meetings organised by the Dielectrics Group of the Institute of Physics.


University of Southampton
09 September 2010

International system design conference comes to UK for first time

ECS is hosting a conference which will report on new developments in the fast evolving field of system design and verification within the electronics industry.


31 August 2010

31 August 2010
Power Management Europe

Scientists at the University of Southampton are planning to develop technology that may enable people to power MP3 players and other devices through their clothes and the carpets they walk on.
University of Southampton plan to develop energy harvesting fabrics


Dr Steve Beeby
18 August 2010

ECS researchers develop clothing that packs a powerful punch

ECS researchers are developing technology that may enable people to power MP3 players and other devices through their clothes and the carpets they walk on.


Richard Chippendale award
06 August 2010

Richard Chippendale receives award at EPNC 2010

EPE group researcher, Richard Chippendale, recently received the International Journal for Computation and Mathematics on Electrical and Electronic Engineering (COMPEL) award for the best presentation by a young researcher when he attended the symposium on Electromagentic Phenomena in Nonlinear Circuits.


26 July 2010

Southampton academics investigate effects of lightning strikes on aircraft

An academic at the University of Southampton is studying the potential for damage posed by lightning to carbon fibre composites (CFCs), which are increasingly being used in aircraft manufacture. The research will aim to reduce damage and minimise repair costs.


22 June 2010

ECS researchers develop intelligent medical sensors

ECS researchers are developing intelligent medical sensors which can be worn by patients to monitor their symptoms and which will alert GPs if medical intervention is needed.


Tarka II taking part in Solar Splash
16 June 2010

ECS engineers power to success in World Solar Boat Championships

Team Tarka, led by Dr Peter Wilson of the School of Electronics and Computer Science, has achieved outstanding success in Solar Splash - the World Championship of Collegiate Solar Boating.


Students visiting CLF.
14 June 2010

Visit to CLF - the Central Laser Facility at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

On Wednesday 9 June, a group of Electrical and Electromechanical Engineering students embarked on a fascinating afternoon trip to the Central Laser Facility (CLF) at the world famous Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Didcot.


Picture of group attending visit at Prysmian
18 May 2010

Electrical Engineering MEng Students Visit High Voltage Cable Factory

Thirteen students currently in their fourth year of the MEng degree in Electrical Engineering went on an industrial field trip to Prysmian Cables, gaining an insight into some of the design difficulties of engineering cable systems for the industrial sector.


Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory
13 May 2010

New energy-efficient insulation for electrical wires

Engineers at the University of Southampton’s School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) are working to develop prototype insulation systems that could lead to new high-efficiency electrical generators.


15 March 2010

Team Tarka prepare for second attempt at world championships

After last year's successful first attempt by a UK entrant at the World Championship of Inter-Collegiate Solar Boating, Team Tarka II are now preparing for their second visit to Arkansas.


The VIBES Microgenerator
26 February 2010

New Energy Harvesting Network means batteries not included

A new Energy Harvesting Network to be launched next week could mean unlimited power supplies for industry.


The Phenix Technologies AC dielectric test set type 600C
05 February 2010

New High Voltage Testing Equipment at Tony Davies Laboratory

The Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory has a new system for testing the breakdown and dielectric strength of solid electrical insulating materials at commercial power frequencies.


Professor Jan Sykulski
22 January 2010

Professor Jan Sykulski named IEEE Fellow

Professor Jan Sykulski of the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton has been named a Fellow of the IEEE. He is honoured for his contributions to methods and applications of computational electromagnetics.


Overhead electrical transmission lines
18 January 2010

New MSc course in Electrical Power Engineering

A new MSc course - Energy and Sustainability with Electrical Power Engineering - is intended to ensure continued development in energy networks.


10 December 2009

Demonstrating hardware fault tolerance at low-energy cost

Professor Bashir Al-Hashimi of the University of Southampton’s School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) and co-authors received the Best Paper Award at the 2009 International Conference on Hardware-Software Co-design and System Synthesis (CODES-ISSS).


09 December 2009

Maxwell’s Equations - Solutions Past, Present and Future

School Seminar by Professor David A Lowther, Friday 11 December 12 noon


07 December 2009

ECS joins forces in first Euro Masters in Embedded Computing Systems

The first Masters degree which will train students to design future embedded computing systems will begin next year and is being run by the University of Southampton and European partners: Kaiserslautern University and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology at Trondheim.


03 December 2009

Engineers on course to make super solar-electric-powered boat

A team of academics and students at the University of Southampton have begun work on a solar-electric-powered boat which they claim will be one of the most sophisticated to enter the annual prestigious Solar Splash competition so far.


PhD Student intake numbers 2006-2009
17 November 2009

Growth in numbers within the Electrical Power Engineering Group

This academic year has brought a massive growth in the number of PhD students within the EPE group across a range of different research areas.


Professor Bashir Al-Hashimi
06 October 2009

New research project will develop future generation energy-harvesting

Professor Bashir Al-Hashimi, Co-Director of the ECS Pervasive Systems Centre, is leading a new £1.6M project, funded by the EPSRC, which will develop ultra energy-efficient electronic systems for emerging applications including mobile digital health and autonomous wireless monitoring in environmental and industrial settings.


Professor Neil White with his Callendar Medal
24 September 2009

ECS academic receives prestigious Callendar Medal

Professor Neil White of the University of Southampton's School of Electronics and Computer Science received the Callendar Medal of the Institute of Measurement & Control at an awards dinner held this week at the Royal Society, London.


Using tracking tasks to assess movement problems in the arm after a stroke
11 September 2009

Stroke rehabilitation technology that's fun and can be used at home

Stroke rehabilitation technology which patients can operate in their own homes while playing computer games, is being developed by academics at the University of Southampton.


20 August 2009

High Voltage Laboratory sets new standards

Researchers at the Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory have made an important contribution to a long overdue international standard for High Voltage measurement techniques (IEC 60060-1).


05 August 2009

ECS researchers develop intelligent crutches

A forearm crutch which incorporates sensor technology to monitor whether it is being used correctly has been developed by ECS engineers.


03 July 2009

Researchers to develop reliable low-power computing systems

Researchers in ECS have been awarded funding to develop efficient test methods to improve the reliability of low-power computing systems.


400kV Overhead Line and Sealing End.
18 June 2009

Advising the EC on the Future of Europe's Electricity Supply

At the request of the Royal Society, Dr Paul Lewin of the Tony Davies High Voltage Laboratory has been a participating member of the recent European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Working Group considering the implications of creating a European-wide electrical transmission network.


The SHAP kit
18 June 2009

New portable kit will assess impaired hands

A portable test to enable fast scientific online assessment of hand function has just been launched by academics at the University of Southampton.


12 June 2009

ECS postgraduate student wins prestigious IET award

ECS postgraduate student Evangelos Mazomenos has been awarded a prestigious scholarship from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).


Aerial view of the Diamond Synchrotron Light Source.
11 June 2009

EPE visits unique Synchrotron Light Source

On a sunny Monday this week (8 June), a group of 18 undergraduates, postgraduates and lecturers from ECS took a trip up the A34 to the Oxfordshire countryside to visit the Diamond synchrotron light source at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus.


Team Tarka ahead by a nose
01 June 2009

Team Tarka do the UK credit!

Team Tarka, the first-ever UK entry in Solar Splash, the World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating, put up a spirited challenge, coming away with a string of awards and a very creditable 10th place in this year’s event.


Tarka on dry land outside the Mountbatten Building
20 April 2009

ECS solar-powered boat makes a sunny debut

A solar-powered boat designed and built by postgraduate students led by Dr Peter Wilson of ECS is on its way to the United States, the first UK entrant in the annual Solar Splash championship.


24 March 2009

DATE09 - a truly global event says Programme Chair Al-Hashimi

DATE (Design, Automation and Test in Europe) is a major global event which is set to shape the future of the worldwide electronics industry. Professor Bashir Al-Hashimi of the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton is this year's Conference Programme Chair.

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