World-class facilities for cutting-edge research 

Leading undergraduate and postgraduate programmes 
Changing lives and addressing real-world challenges 

Key research projects

Programme Grants:

ORCHID (Human Agent Collectives: from foundations to applications) – £5.5m

PRiME (Power-Efficient, Reliable, Many-Core Embedded Systems) - £5.6m

SOCIAM (The Theory and Practice of Social Machines) – £6.2m

Silicon Photonics for Future Systems –£6.0m

Transforming the Internet Infrastructure: The Photonic HyperHighway – £7.3m

Nanostructured Photonic Metamaterials – £5.0m

The Physics and Technology of Photonic Metadevices and Metasystems – £4.4m

Railway Track for the 21st Century – £3.1m

The Science and Analytical Tools to Design Long Life, Low Noise Railway Track Systems – £5.2m

Platform Grants

Green Tribology – £1.2M

Processes, Mechanics and Management of Wastes – £1.0M

Integrated Photonic Materials and Devices – £1.1M

Fibre laser research

Research

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Postgraduate students

Postgraduate

With world-class facilities and a team of leading academics, the University of Southampton offers a dynamic and supportive environment for postgraduate engineering students and researchers.

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Undergraduate

Our undergraduate courses reflect the real-world research taking place at the University and are among the most highly-ranked engineering courses in the country.

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Our REF Results

The 2014 REF assesses the quality and impact of research submitted by UK universities.

The University of Southampton is home to some of the world’s leading researchers

Our people

The University of Southampton is home to some of the world's leading researchers

Fellows of the Royal Society

Professor Dame Wendy Hall FREng FRS

Professor Sir David Payne FREng FRS

Professor Sir Tim Berners-Lee FREng FRS

Professor Chris Sachrajda FRS

Professor Douglas Ross FRS

Professor Tim Leighton, FRS, FREng

Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Professor Dame Wendy Hall FREng FRS

Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt FREng

Professor Nick Jennings FREng

Professor Sir David Payne FREng FRS

Professor David Richardson FREng

Professor Bashir Al-Hashimi FREng

Professor Harvey Rutt FREng

Professor Lajos Hanzo FREng

Professor Sir Tim Berners-Lee FREng FRS

Professor Sheng Chen FREng

Professor Stephen Elliot, FREng

Professor Andy Keane, FREng

Professor Terence Langdon, FREng

Professor Tim Leighton, FRS, FREng

Professor Philip Nelson, FREng

Professor William Powrie, FREng

Professor Ian Townend, FREng

Professor Jean Venables, FREng

Regius Professor of Computer Science

Professor Nick Jennings FREng

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