Top 5 in the UK for research impact and excellence
Research Excellence Framework 2014
We turn brilliant ideas into advanced technology, developing solutions to contemporary problems.
Compact, lightweight, low power and long life
We're researching the physics, engineering and fabrication technologies of advanced semiconductor laser devices for use in applications such as biomedical imaging and solar cells.Semiconductor lasers>
Race to the finish for model car finalists
A team of our students built, programmed and raced their autonomous model car at the European finals of the Freescale Cup in Munich.Freescale cup finalists>
We work with businesses locally and globally to keep our teaching and research relevant and innovative. Many of our collaborators provide internships or placements for our students.Working with industry> Sheffield Industrial Project Scheme> Work with us> Our Industrial Liaison Committee>