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Zepler Institute

We're a research-intensive school based within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences. Our inventions help to navigate aircraft, cut steel, manufacture life-saving medical devices and power the Internet.

Faculties, schools and departments

Zepler Institute

We're a research-intensive school based within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences. Our inventions help to navigate aircraft, cut steel, manufacture life-saving medical devices and power the Internet.

The Zepler Institute brings together researchers in photonics with collaborators in electronics and computer science, life sciences, engineering and medicine. We host one of Europe's best cleanroom facilities, housing a unique range of photonics and fabrication capabilities in over 100 laboratories. We are also home to the world-leading Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC).

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  • Over 350
    researchers

    Our school has attracted a research community representing 33 nationalities

  • 11
    companies founded

    Our entrepreneurial researchers have generated revenue in excess of £100 million and created over 500 jobs

  • 15
    patents per year

    Our work generates an average of 15 patents every year

We explore the boundaries of knowledge to discover world-changing inventions that can create wealth and boost the UK economy.
Professor of Photonics
Zepler Institute research groups
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