School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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    18 Malone Road, Computer Science Building

    BT9 5BN Belfast

    United Kingdom

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Queen's is ranked 9th in the UK (Times Good University Guide 2012) and among the top 100 in the world (QS World Rankings 2012).  In the most recent Research Assessment Exercise 80% of research within the School was judged to be internationally excellent or world leading.

A strong, research-led ethos pervades the School, and this is reflected in its involvement in a number of major research centres, including:

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT), a £30m UK Knowledge Centre
The Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT), a new world-class centre specializing in key areas of advanced digital and communications technology, with a unique focus on blue skies, strategic and industrial research projects.

Research within the School is organised within seven research divisions (clusters).

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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