As Engineers, we believe that practical application and interaction with industry are an inherent part of what we do. We are always keen to talk to companies and external organisations, both large and small to explore how we might collaborate.
Within these pages, you can explore the varied ways in which we collaborate with external organisations.
- Industry Advisory Board
The department has an advisory board consisting of industry leaders who provide informed advice on strategic concerns and issues likely to affect the future of the department. We work closely with our Industry Advisory Board who regularly monitors and reviews the programmes to ensure they maintain their industrial relevance.
Industry Advisory Board members
Senior Director External Cooperations at Advanced Bionics at Advanced Bionics
Non-Executive Director at BlackRock Throgmorton plc
Senior R&D Engineer at BBC Research & Development
EPSRC Research Fellow at University of Oxford
Head of Academic and Research Partnerships at BT
Research and Development Manager Communications at Products Airbus Defence and Space Limited
NEOM formerly OFCOM
Founder and CEO at Intellicasa
Founder and managing director at Etch, and Entrepreneur in Residence
QinetiQ Senior Fellow at QinetiQ
John Mestitz Managing
Director at Techna
David Price CBE
Formerly Chemring Group plc
Head of Policy at techUK
Chief Strategy & Policy Officer for Digital Catapult
Director, Product Marketing and Consumer Strategy and Ops at Google
CTO, IBM Corporate Strategy - SPEED leader for EMEA at IBM
Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research Ltd.
Research Engineer at EDF R&D UK
Professor Simon Watts
Dr Martina Zambelli
Research Scientist at DeepMind
- Spin Outs
In the most recent The Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF), a new assessment of how English universities carry out knowledge exchange, UCL was placed in the highest category for Intellectual property and commercialisation. At EEE ensuring our research has tangible impact on society has always been an important driver. This has led to several commercial ventures as well as licensing of EEE technology. Below is a list of some of our successful spin-outs.
Correvate Limited is a company commercialising an algorithm developed at UCL’s Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering under an exclusive licence from UCL Business PLC. The algorithm facilitates the registration and downstream analysis of 3D point cloud datasets. Its first market is in the fast growing ‘BIM’ sector (an acronym for Building Information Modelling) where its Vercator software enables professionals such as surveyors, architects and construction engineers to increase their productivity, accelerate turnaround times and reduce costs.
More information regarding the company can be found at http://www.correvate.co.uk
You can also visit the product website www.vercator.com
Intrinsic Semiconductor Technologies
A spinout company established to commercialise the novel memristive resistive random access memory (RRAM) devices developed by Prof Tony Kenyon and Dr Adnan Mehonic in UCL’s Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering. Our silicon-based RRAM technology has the potential to become the backbone for the next generation of computer memory, and to underpin novel neuromorphic technologies for machine learning and artificial intelligence.
More information can be found at http://www.intrinsicst.com
Innovative remote condition monitoring solutions for the rail and construction industries. Senceive Ltd was spun out from the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering to commercialise an innovative approach to the problem of monitoring distributed industrial environments such as railway infrastructures and underground mines. By utilising a number of small, intelligent devices that communicate through meshed radio networks, the company offers an autonomous solution that is easy for non-experts to install, maintain and use.
Founded in 2003 from the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering in collaboration with the University of Cambridge, Zinwave aims to provide sub-systems and systems for distributing wireless signals, including those for applications such as cellular radio and WLAN in a flexible, future proof and low cost manner. Zinwave’s proprietary technology enables these applications to be serviced using low cost multi-mode fibres, giving rise to significant cost savings for system providers and installers. Further information can be found at Zinwave
- Continuing Professional Development
Whether you wish to re-train, refresh your knowledge, advance your skills in a particular area, or simply enjoy learning, undertaking a course as part of Continuing Professional Development in EEE may be of interest to you.
Several of our MSc programmes are available on a part-time or flexible basis and our extensive range of modules can be taken as short courses for personal or professional development. Further information can be via the CPD page. For full details and course outlines and to register for individual modules please visit the UCL Short Courses website.
- Graduate Recruitment
UCL Electronic and Electrical Engineering graduates are sought after across the world for their technical ability and problem-solving skills. Our award-winning education programme produces well-rounded graduates, highly valued by employers within engineering industries and beyond.
We welcome you, as industrial and external organisations to engage with our students throughout their education. This provides you with an excellent recruitment pathway, exposes our students to the opportunities in your organisation and helps ensure our graduates leave UCL with the professional skills you value. Engagement could be through offering student projects, guest talks, providing scholarships, Year in Industry (YiI) placements, summer internships, sponsoring student prizes or engaging with career events & guidance.
If you wish to engage with our students around careers and recruitment please reach out to Dr Rob Thompson, EEE Strategic Alliance director.
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Get in touch
If you have queries or would like to open a discussion about collaborations with UCL Electronic and Electrical Engineering you can contact our Strategic Alliance Director, Dr Rob Thompson, firstname.lastname@example.org , technical or academic queries may be better directed to specific members of research staff, detail of whom can be found through the above research and people pages.