The Institute of Sensors, Signals and Systems (ISSS) is a hands-on engineering institute with a strong applied and industrial research emphasis.

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Our expertise in the fields of signal and image processing, novel manufacturing technologies, microsystems, microwave engineering, mobile communications systems and autonomous systems, offers a stimulating environment for supervised research leading to the degrees of MSc, MPhil or PhD.

Our research has impact in several key areas, including Medicine and the Life Sciences, Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Transport, Manufacturing and Quality Control, Medicine and Health, Human-Computer Interaction and Communication, Wireless and Wired Communication Networks, Electronics and Microelectronics, Environmental Monitoring and Remote Sensing, Security, Surveillance and Defence.

Studying with us you will have access to our extensive facilities including microfabrication cleanrooms, an anechoic chamber for the measurement of field radiation patterns, low temperature co-fired ceramic manufacturing laboratories, a high voltage laboratory (one of four left in the UK), a microwave manufacturing and characterisation facility, a wireless communication laboratory, and rapid prototyping facilities including an electroplating suite.

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