Research centres

research centres

CWI Dual band filter for broadband internet satellite antenna

The Centre for Wireless Innovation (CWI)

A global leader in Physical Layer wireless research, development and exploitation, where 60 research scientists produce underpinning technologies for Mobile, Medical and Space applications.

Our researchers invent technologies (antennas, sensors, metamaterials, massive MIMO, mmWave cellular communications) that enable satellites, connected vehicles, implantable sensing medical devices, IoT, Industry 4.0 (cobotics) and smart cities to become far more performing over the next decade.

CWI Website


A European pioneer in wireless

CWI is the largest research base in physical layer wireless within the UK, and one of the largest in Europe.

60 scientists perform world-leading research to optimise secure and energy-efficient small cell networks, ultra small D2D comms, antennas & propagation for bodycentric communication, retrodirective antennas for ground and space, high-efficiency switched-mode power amplifiers, electromagnetic media (e.g. absorbers based on resistively loaded FSS).

The Centre for Data Science and Scalable Computing (DSSC)

The overarching mission of this Centre is to investigate, explore, and advance the foundations that address the challenges relevant to the information explosion phenomenon.

This includes the collection, storage, processing, querying, extraction, integration, and analysis of data in heterogeneous forms from billions of sources.

Professor Dimitrios Nikolopolis

Driven by global needs

The Centre’s research will be driven by global challenges.

It is underpinned by research in disruptive system technologies for scalable and ubiquitous data management and analytics.

Raspberry Pi SIVS Lab

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT)

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) is the UK’s largest academic research centre in cyber security and one of the largest in Europe.

All its research is carried out under the theme of “Securing our Digital Tomorrow”. The Centre was awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2015 for its world class research, innovation and economic impact.

CSIT Website


A global innovation hub

From the outset, CSIT has had two main aims.

The first has been to undertake research of the highest international quality in the field of cyber security, a major societal challenge. The second has been to establish CSIT as a Global Innovation Hub consistent with its role as the UK’s Innovation and Knowledge Centre in this area.

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