Research at EEE

Graphical representation of research areas of electrical and electronic engineeringThe faculty at Electrical & Electronic Engineering, NUI Galway are world renowned, experienced researchers in the areas of: Power Electronics, Communications, Signal and Image Processing, Biomedical Electronics, Consumer Electronics, Digital Embedded Systems design and the Internet of Things. 

The research activity in the discipline is funded through a wide range of external sources including the European Research Council, Science Foundation Ireland, Irish Research Council, Enterprise Ireland as well as various industry sources.  In addition to the academic staff, the discipline currently has over 10 senior researchers including research fellows and postdoctoral researchers, and over 30 PhD research students. Our researchers regularly publish in high impact journals peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings and contribute to patents and industrial research. 

Research Labs and Centers

 The most high-tech and innovative research at the discipline of Electrical & Electronic Engineering is accomplished across the following research groups, centres and labs:

Our faculty and students develop cutting-edge technologies to solve problems of the present and future.  A selection of technologies and research focus areas in our discipline is shown below:

Related Research Institutes

Research at the Electrical and Electronic Engineering discipline is highly diverse and inter-disciplinary. Our academic and research staff actively collaborates with other research groups within the School of Engineering and across the University. Particularly, our staff is actively involved in the following institutes and research centres of NUI Galway.

Sustainable Development Goals

Our research contributes to the majority of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals and our research aims are particularly aligned with the following SDGs.


PhD and Research Masters Programmes

If you're interested in a research postgraduate degree, join one of our research programmes.