The University of Southampton
  • Top in the UK for Impact in Computer Science with 100% classed as world-leading (REF 2021)
  • Engineering (including Electronic and Electrical) research rated 4th in the UK for GPA and Power
  • 1st in the UK for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Guardian University Guide 2022)

      Read about the impact of our research in our case studies.

Our history dates from 1947, when Professor Eric Zepler founded the Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Radio Engineering. 

In 2022 ECS celebrates its 75th Anniversary.

ECS celebrates its 75th Anniversary

Be prepared for challenges not yet imagined and jobs not yet thought of with our research led teaching and exceptional industry connections.

Our research

Research in Electronics and Computer Science is at the cutting-edge of knowledge, working on solutions to some of today's toughest challenges.

Research excellence

100% of our Computer Science research impact is world-leading or internationally excellent

Centres of Excellence

Researchers from across Engineering and Physical Sciences are addressing national and global challenges in four new Centres of Excellence. These Centres are cross-disciplinary and will forge new links that transform the research landscape.

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  • 24 May 2022

    Southampton's Regius Professor of Computer...

    Southampton&#39;s <a href="">Regius Professor of Computer Science</a>, <a href="">Professor Dame Wendy Hall</a>&#44; has been honoured by the world&#39;s largest educational and scientific computing society for her significant influence on the development of the Semantic Web and the field of Web Science.

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  • 24 May 2022

    Southampton professor receives the Eric E...

    Southampton Chair of Telecommunications Professor Lajos Hanzo has been recognised for his significant contributions to the development of the 3G&#44; 4G and 5G mobile communication solutions.

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  • 11 May 2022

    Transforming the lives and health of billions...

    Southampton Electronics and Computer Science &#40;ECS&#41; Assistant Professor Tasmiat Rahman is leading a project to transform the lives and health of around three billion people across the world who are using biomass stoves to cook food in their homes.

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  • RT : First in-person invited talk at the EPE group after the pandemic. Incredible talk by Dr Georgios Kampitis o…

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  • Publications archive

    Latest ECS Publications

    Discrete choice experiment exploring women's preferences in a novel device designed to monitor the womb environment and improve our understanding of reproductive disorders - Ka Ying Bonnie Ng, Rhiannon Evans, Hywel Morgan, Emmanouil Mentzakis and Ying C. Cheong
    Type: Article | 2022
    Microring resonators for vortex beam emission and their all-optical wavelength tuning - Hailong Pi
    Type: Thesis | 2022 | University of Southampton
    UMIS Stakeholders' User Requirements' Report - Temitope Omitola, Ben Waterson, Niko Tsakalakis, Richard Gomer, Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon, Thomas Cherrett and Gary Wills
    Type: Monograph | 2021 | University of Southampton
    Vertical and Lateral Electrodeposition of 2D Material Heterostructures - Yasir Noori, Nema Abdelazim, Sami Ramadan, Victoria Greenacre, Yisong Han, Richard Beanland, Norbert Klein, Gillian Reid, Philip N. Bartlett and Kees De Groot
    Type: Conference or Workshop Item | 2022 | Item availability restricted.
    Dataset for the journal article: "Back-end-of-line SiC based memristor for resistive memory and artificial synapse"
    Type: Dataset | 2022 | University of Southampton