The course

Delivery
Full-time
Course type
Research
Location
Edinburgh
Entry date
Various

The Institute of Sensors, Signals and System’s (ISSS) vision is to provide a continuum of expertise in electronic systems ranging from sensors and system design, manufacturing and test and the processing of information used and generated by these systems.

Contact

  • Contact

    Dr. Changhai Wang

  • Telephone

    +44 (0)131 451 3903

  • Email

    c.wang@hw.ac.uk

Overview

As a research student here you will benefit from opportunities to collaborate with renowned research centres in the UK, Europe and the US through focused projects and exchange agreements. You might also be part of the two Centres of Doctoral Training in Robotics and Autonomous Systems, and in Embedded Intelligence. 

You will also become a member of the Edinburgh Research Partnership, giving you access to a wide range of expertise and support across two universities.


Research

We offer a stimulating international environment with all our programmes linked to the Institute’s active research groups: Signal and Image Processing (SIP), Ocean System Laboratory (OSL), Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Microsystems (MISEC), Microwave Engineering, and Wireless Communications. 

We carry out world-class research in several aspects of signal processing, vision and robotics, sensor and network engineering, microsystem technology, microwave engineering, energy and power engineering.

Research Programmes

  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems
  • Biomedical Signal Processing and Imaging
  • Audio, Video, Graphics and Interactive Systems
  • Radar, Sonar, Lidar and Array Processing
  • Tracking, Recognition and Classification
  • Innovative Sensor Design, Manufacture, Integration and Packaging
  • Microwave Antennas and Filters
  • Microfabrication and Laser Processing
  • Embedded Intelligence
  • Wireless Communications

Please see our Institute of Sensors, Signals and Systems webpages to view research opportunities.

Entry requirements

Please contact Institute to discuss.

Fees

Tuition fees for 2018 entry (by residency status)
Status* Full-time
Home / EU £4256
Overseas £18120

* If you are unsure which category you fall in to, you should complete a fee status enquiry form, which allows us to assess your fees.

Additional fees information

Funding for research programmes is on a case by case basis. Please contact the Institute for more information.

Scholarships and bursaries

We aim to encourage well-qualified, ambitious students to study with us and we offer a wide variety of scholarships and bursaries to achieve this. Over £6 million worth of opportunities are available in fee and stipend scholarships, and more than 400 students benefit from this support.

View our full range of postgraduate research scholarships.