ESS Research Group


Advances in the design and analysis of safety critical systems were discussed at Southampton’s Grand Harbour Hotel
08 June 2018

University of Southampton hosts international conference for safety critical systems software

Computer scientists promoted advances in the design and analysis of safety critical systems at the 6th international ABZ conference in Southampton.

Dr Abdulrahman Ayad Alharthi and Madini O Alassafi with HRH Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf Al Saud
19 February 2018

Saudi Arabian students honoured with Excelling Student awards

Three postgraduate research students have been presented Excelling Student awards at The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia

Accessing prosthetic limbs in some countries remains a challenge.
07 February 2018

Researchers secure funding for artificial limbs project

Engineers at the University of Southampton will improve access to artificial limbs in lower and middle income countries in a new £900k project

Professor Bashir Al-Hashimi
17 January 2018

PRiME hosts International Symposium Workshop on Many-Core Computing: Hardware and Software

The PRiME Programme at the University of Southampton is hosting a two-day international symposium this week (17-18 January 2018)

04 August 2017

Strength of Physical Sciences and Engineering research demonstrated in national framework agreement

The University of Southampton has secured its place within the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Framework Agreement for the next three years.

The HAC-ER system in action
28 November 2016

Developing software to aid disaster management

Web and Internet Science (WAIS) researchers from the University of Southampton have been involved in developing essential provenance software for the award-winning ORCHID project.

The Mountbatten Building - home to the University's cleanroom complex
02 November 2016

Southampton on the rise amongst Best Global Universities

We're in the top 100 amongst the Best Global Universities for 2017

15 September 2016

Southampton to help develop software which could transform ship maintenance

Researchers from the University of Southampton are to develop software that can monitor the equipment, fuel and energy performance of a ship at sea.

Dr Ramchurn and the ORCHID team
15 September 2016

ORCHID recognised for major collaboration

The ORCHID project, a major research project involving the University of Southampton, took top prize in the data and connectivity category at the Collaborate to Innovate Awards this week.

A Southampton unmanned aerial vehicle
11 July 2016

World-leading aerospace expertise showcased at Farnborough International Airshow

Southampton to showcase world-leading aerospace research and expertise at Farnborough International Airshow

Dr Federica Paci
21 December 2015

Funding to help Southampton students protect the UK against cyber-attacks

The University of Southampton is to share in £500,000 of funding to provide students with the skills to help protect the UK against cyber-attacks.

24 November 2015

ECS students and researchers win prestigious awards from National Microelectronics Institute

Staff and students from the University of Southampton won two prestigious awards at the National Microelectronics Institute annual dinner and prizegiving event, held last week.

Dr Ashish Darbari
04 June 2015

Visiting Professorship to enhance industrial experience at Southampton

Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) been granted a Royal Academy of Engineering Award (RAEng) to fund a Visiting Professor who will help enhance and strengthen their students’ employability after graduation.

10 March 2015

Southampton scientists win Engineering prizes for research shown in parliament

Davide Zilli, a PhD student in Electronics and Computer Science (ECS), has won a silver Engineering prize at the prestigious SET for BRITAIN poster competition and exhibition.

Prof Michael Butler
15 December 2014

Launch of ADVANCE marks new phase in development of cyber-physical systems

Scientists from Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton are part of a consortium launching a new systems engineering framework, set to revolutionise the design, verification and validation of complex cyber-physical systems.

Research Software Engineering
16 August 2013

The importance of research software engineers

The importance of research software engineers is the focus of a feature in this week’s Times Higher Education.

The article focuses on a campaign by the Software Sustainability Institute, a national facility for building better software including experts from Southampton, who are committed to cultivating world-class research through software.

Marc's screen-printed digital watch on fabric
10 June 2013

World-first smart fabric screen-printed electroluminescent watch display

Marc de Vos, a third-year student in ECS has developed the world’s first screen-printed digital watch on fabric for his Part III Individual Project.

06 March 2012

Energy Harvesting Network Conference and Open Access Data Repository

The Energy Harvesting Network is holding its annual one-day conference “Energy Harvesting 2012” on Wednesday 28 March, where it will announce details of the Energy Harvesting Open Access Data Repository. The repository is an online resource for researchers to share detailed data on energy availability and characteristics.

30 September 2011

ADVANCE! with new design tools for better embedded software systems

New design tools which will improve the way that embedded software systems are designed are being developed as part of a multi-million Euro project led by researchers at ECS-Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton.