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AETHER: Southampton's low-cost persistent stare unmanned UAV
29 June 2015

Southampton to provide major boost to UK robotics and autonomous systems capability

The University of Southampton is to play a major role in helping to boost the UK’s ability to develop and exploit the vast potential of robotics and autonomous systems.


22 June 2015

ECS students set to get multimillion pound state-of-the-art labs

A multimillion pound refurbishment of the University of Southampton’s Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) laboratories will ensure future students will be using the latest technology and state-of-the-art facilities to support their degree programmes.


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.


SETsquared award winners
12 June 2015

Southampton students prove they have the entrepreneurial spirit

Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) student, Jaime Lomeli Rodriguez, was among University students and graduates being honoured for their entrepreneurial spirit at SETsquared’s annual Student Enterprise Awards at St Mary’s Stadium.


08 June 2015

Engineering the future: Southampton Regius Lecture 2015

The University of Southampton’s world-leading achievements in autonomous systems and artificial intelligence will be celebrated at a special event in London this week to mark the inaugural lecture of Professor Nick Jennings, who has been awarded a Regius Professorship in Computer Science.


Institute Directors at the WSI launch, 2014
05 June 2015

Web Science Institute: The era of ‘big data analytics’

The University of Southampton’s Web Science Institute (WSI) is celebrating its first anniversary at a special event in London on Monday 8 June.


Dr Ashish Darbari
04 June 2015

Visiting Professorship to enhance industrial experience at Southampton

Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) been granted a Royal Academy of Engineering Award (RAEng) to fund a Visiting Professor who will help enhance and strengthen their students’ employability after graduation.


26 May 2015

Electrical and Electronic Engineering ranked number one in UK

Electronics and Computer Science has been ranked as number one in the UK for Electrical and Electronic Engineering according to the Guardian University Guide.


20 May 2015

New Europe-wide open data incubator programme offers startups €100k equity free funding

The new, EU funded, Open Data Incubator for Europe (ODInE), which involves ECS, is today calling out to startups across the UK and Europe, to apply for a place on its new programme with the chance to secure up to €100k grant funding.


Shamoon Karimjee (1972), Dave Serjeant (1971), and Professor Anthony Davies (1961) at the London Reception
18 May 2015

ECS alumni reconnect at 2015 London reception

Around 180 alumni from across 55 years of ECS history attended our London alumni reception on Tuesday 12 May. The event, which has been held annually in recent years, enables ECS alumni based in London and surrounding areas to meet fellow graduates and ECS staff, and to hear about latest developments in the University and especially in Electronics and Computer Science.


07 May 2015

ECS researcher wins University 3 Minute Thesis 3MT® competition

Davide Zilli from Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) has been named the winner of the 2015 Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT™).


29 April 2015

ECS success in Complete University Guide league table

Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) achieved excellent results in this year’s Complete University Guide, the first UK university league tables to be published this year.


22 April 2015

Professor Dame Wendy Hall receives Outstanding Contribution to ACM Award

Professor Dame Wendy Hall has been recognised by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for transforming the way the world views computing.


Max Toti, Visiting Professor in ECS, Captec founder and CEO
17 April 2015

Hat-trick of honours for ECS alumnus Max Toti

ECS Alumnus and Visiting Professor Max Toti has this year seen his company Captec recognized for its success in three notable business listings.


17 April 2015

Outstanding success for ECS students in UKESF Scholarship Programme

ECS Electronics students have achieved outstanding results in this year’s competition for scholarships offered by the United Kingdom Electronic Skills Foundation (UKESF), gaining 18 places on the Scholarship Programme and consolidating the department’s reputation for consistent success at the top of the UKESF ‘league table’.


14 April 2015

Regius Professor Nick Jennings to head up Electronics and Computer Science

Regius Professor Nick Jennings has been selected to advance the world-leading teaching and research of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton.


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).


02 April 2015

ECS Entrepreneurs host 'Dragons' Den' event

ECS Entrepreneurs will be hosting a Dragons' Den event on campus on Saturday 2 May and graduates from 2014 are eligible to pitch their business ideas for real investment.


Professor William Webb, President IET
02 April 2015

IET President to give Engineering@Southampton Distinguished Lecture

Professor William Webb, President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and alumnus of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS), will be giving an Engineering@Southampton distinguished lecture at the University of Southampton on Wednesday 6 May.