Research course

Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering

Institution
University of Glasgow · College of Science and Engineering
Qualifications
PhDEngDMSc by researchMPhil

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent.

Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

Our Electronic and Electrical Engineering research is consistently ranked amongst the top 10 in the UK and top 5 in Scotland, recently achieving 1st in Scotland and 6th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2014).

You will have access to the James Watt Nanofabrication Centre (JWNC) and the Kelvin Nanocharacterisation Centre. The JWNC holds a number of world records in nanofabrication including for the performance of nanoscale electronic and optoelectronic devices.

Over 250 international companies have worked with the JWNC in the last five years. Over 90 different universities from around the globe collaborate with us in nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Research areas

The Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering research division carries out leading-edge research in the following areas:

Semiconductor Device Modelling

  • Statistical variability
  • Monte Carlo transport
  • Quantum transport
  • Reliability
  • Compact models
  • Circuit simulation
  • Process simulation
  • Molecular electronics

Optoelectronics

  • Semiconductor lasers, amplifiers and LEDS
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Photonic integration
  • Nanophotonics
  • Quantum sensors

Micro and Nanotechnology

  • Atomic force microscopy
  • Electromagnetics design
  • Microsystem technology
  • Ultrafast systems
  • High frequency electronics
  • Nano-Electronic diamond devices and systems

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72-96 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • EngD
    part time
    96 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    48-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc by research
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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