The Department of Engineering and Design carries out high-quality research activities over a broad range of topics.
Our research is organised into three main groups with several specialist sub-groups. The main research areas are:
For more information on how research is carried out at Sussex you can watch our latest video about Electronic & Electrical Engineering Research.
RAE Results 2008
Engineering and Design undertakes research which is rated as world-leading, according to the latest national assessment of research quality.
Engineering and Design has achieved an excellent result in the 2008 research assessment exercise (RAE), placing it in the top 15 in the subject nationally. This means that 95% of our research activity in engineering is rated as being world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised.
Overall the University of Sussex has over 90% of its research as internationally recognised or better, and was ranked overall in the top 30 in the UK.