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Research group

Sustainable Electronic Technologies

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Our group explores how to improve renewable energy sources and create more efficient electronic device technology to benefit the environment.

About

We research new methods of electricity generation, and more efficient electronics and communications, while addressing all aspects of sustainability.

Electronic devices, such as computers, mobile phones and data centres, account for a significant amount of the world's energy consumption.

We need electricity from renewable resources in order to allow advanced electronic devices to have a continued positive impact on society. We also need high-speed, low-power and efficient computing and communication.

Our research interests cover 3 main areas:

  • solar cells and energy harvesting, including photovoltaic devices, photovoltaic systems, thermoelectric generators and radiative cooling
  • mobile and automotive electronics, including lidar and beam steering light-emitting diodes, structural colour and photo-detectors
  • devices for artificial intelligence, including neuromorphic computing, heterogeneous integration, 2D material-based transistors and flexible electronics

People, projects and publications

People

Miss Amanda Green

Senior Enterprise Fellow
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Dr Anushka Gangnaik

Senior Enterprise Fellow
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Dr Daniel Newbrook PhD

Senior ASIC/FPGA Elec. Design Engineer

Research interests

  • Reusable SoC infrastructure
  • Hardware acellerators including AI
  • Low Power SoC design
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Dr Firman Simanjuntak MInstP, SMIEEE, FHEA

Lecturer

Research interests

  • Dr Firman is exploiting the emerging memristive system for ultra-high dense data storage, AI-hardware accelerator, and sensor applications, where these multifunctional capabilities can exist in single architectonic enabling reconfigurable and adaptive electronic system. He is interested in integrating memristive devices with various electronics and photonics (RF, LED, waveguide, etc.) to open a new way of controlling the electrical/material properties of the integrated devices/circuits.

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Dr Graeme Bragg

Senior Teaching Fellow
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Professor Harold Chong

Professor of Electronic Engineering
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Dr Ioannis Zeimpekis

Associate Professor

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Dr Ivan Ling PhD, MIET, MIEEE

Teaching Fellow

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Professor Kees De Groot

Professor

Research interests

  • Radio-Frequency and Microwave Devices
  • 2 dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenides  Transistors
  • Smart Radiative Cooling and RF control of smart glass using metal oxides such as Al-doped ZnO and W-doped VO2

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Dr Liam Boodhoo

Principal Enterprise Fellow
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