Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation
The department of Electrical Engineering and Automation began operating on 1 January 2014. It represents the merger of three departments: Automation and Systems Technology, Electronics and Electrical Engineering. All three departments have had significant shared research interests and have worked with common industrial partners.
The four research focus areas of the department are as follows:
- Power systems and conversion
- Control, robotics and autonomous systems
- Wellbeing and a smart living environment
- Industrial electronics and informatics
The area of wellbeing and a smart living environment includes topics like health technologies and illumination engineering. The focus areas of the department are well in line with the School of Electrical Engineering’s focus areas.