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Physical Sciences, Engineering and Computing Sciences (PSEC) Research Centre

Unit(s) of assessment: Computer Science and Informatics

School: School of Science and Technology


The PSEC Research Centre is one of three multidisciplinary centres in the School of Science and Technology. We have attracted funding from several research councils, the EU and a range of charities and businesses.

Research within the Physical Sciences, Engineering and Computing Research Centre is focussed around the following themes:

Smart materials and devices

  • Inorganic and organic synthesis
  • Sensors and acoustics
  • Biomaterials and nanocomposites
  • Optical materials and devices
  • Display technologies
  • Super water repellent surfaces

Imaging science

  • Security x-ray imaging
  • Imaging for art conservation and archaeology
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Fluorescence imaging

Computing and informatics

To discuss your research interests, find out about collaboration and funding opportunities, or for more information, please contact Professor Paul Evans, Director of PSEC or telephone +44 (0)115 848 8335.

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