Links with industry
All our staff work closely with industry and this ensures our teaching material is current and industrially relevant. Our industrial links enable us to arrange student internships, summer placements and scholarships.
Industrial Advisory Board
Representatives from industry advise on our taught programmes.
Internships and placements
Sponsoring companies arrange summer work placements.
Prizes and sponsorship
Recognising the achievements of outstanding students.
Communications, Electrical Energy Management and extensive interdisciplinary links with Applied Mathematics, Physics, Psychology and Medicine.
The Department’s Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) provides valuable advice and feedback on the structure and composition of our undergraduate degree programmes, thus ensuring students have the skills required for a successful career in industry.
Please visit the alphabetical links below for company websites:
- ARM - Martin Dean
- Independant Consultant - Bill Drury
- Imagination Technologies - Martin Woodhead
- Oclaro - Andrew Ward
- Renishaw - Geoff McFarland and Pete Leonard
- Ricardo - Will Drury
- RS Components
- Safran Power UK - Giovanni Raimondi
- Sony - Chris Clifton
- Texas Instruments - Thomas Brown
- Thales Research UK
- Toshiba TREL - Magnus Sandell
- ZF TRW - David Moule
Many of our IAB members offer studentships and summer placement opportunities. Sponsoring companies (for both scholarships) will arrange for scholars to have at least one paid summer work placement for a minimum of eight weeks. It is possible to obtain two or more placements with different companies throughout a student's studies. Scholars also have the opportunity to participate in summer workshops and summer schools.