What we do

Internationally leading research in the areas of Power Semiconductor Devices and Technology, Sensors, Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMs), Power Electronics and Power Systems.

Mission:

  • Carry out internationally leading research in the areas of power electronics, renewable energy and biometrics
  • Fully exploit the synergy between those disciplines through active collaboration with academia and industry at national and international level
  • Contribute to regional and national economic growth through the transfer, dissemination and exploitation of knowledge
  • Cultivate an effective and efficient infrastructure, people, knowledge and facilities, for research and education, that is also attractive for external investment
  • Offer prestigious postgraduate research opportunities through the scientific development of state-of-the-art electronics and electrical engineering
  • Provide innovative postgraduate training at the highest level to equip students with up-to-date, lasting career skills that meet the changing needs of industry and society

Research Areas

Scanning probe microscopy

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Sponsors include:

BT
Siemens
Plessey
GE Lighting
Schlumberger
COGSYS
SILICONIX
Morganite
Newbridge Networks

Alstom
City Technology
BNR Europe
Philips
SWALEC
DERA
BTG
TOYOTA
HITACHI

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GE and Swansea staff