Electronic Engineering Summer Camp
Our summer camp offers advanced undergraduates and recent graduates the opportunity to develop their knowledge of electronic engineering and gain first-hand experience of laboratory work and industrial application.
You will be able to work with world-leading research and academic staff from in the School of Engineering's high-quality facilities, located in the multi-million-pound Queen’s Buildings complex.
You will also have the opportunity to take part in a workshop with National Instruments, the global leader in test, measurement and control solutions.
In addition to a fantastic learning experience, our Electronic Engineering Summer School includes accommodation in the centre of the city, two cultural trips in cities across the UK and entertaining social events in our vibrant Welsh capital. Our Summer School will give you the chance to immerse yourself in the British culture and travel the UK with new friends from all across the world.
The Electronic Engineering Summer School will run on the following dates:
- 7 July - 21 July 2018
- 21 July - 4 August 2018
Please note the preliminary schedule is subject to change.
|Day 1 - Saturday||Arrival in Cardiff (Pick up from Heathrow provided)|
|Day 2 - Sunday||Social event|
|Day 3 - Monday||Welcome lecture and orientation scavenger hunt|
|Day 4 - Tuesday||Lecture: What are mobile communications?|
Build a freestanding mobile system transmitter tower
|Day 5 - Wednesday||Lecture: Interdisciplinary uses of microwave sensors and actuators |
Lecture: Radio communication, modulation and detection
|Day 6 - Thursday||Lecture: Mobile base station power amplifiers|
|Day 7 - Friday||Lecture: Information theory, encoding and networks|
|Day 8 - Saturday||Field trips and free time|
|Day 9 - Sunday||Field trips and free time|
|Day 10 - Monday||Lecture: The development of active harmonic load-pull and the development of RFPAs|
|Day 11 - Tuesday||Industrial site visit|
|Day 12 - Wednesday||Lecture: RF I-V waveform measurement and engineering|
Tour of School research laboratories
Free time and social event
|Day 13 - Thursday||Hands-on laboratory with National Instruments|
|Day 14 - Friday||Lecture: Final assessment day|
Final Gala Ceremony
|Day 15 - Saturday||Departure from Cardiff (Drop off at Heathrow provided)|
The fee for the Summer School is £1,995.
This includes tuition fees, accommodation, 10 meals per week (breakfast and lunch, Monday to Friday), airport pick up and drop off from Heathrow Airport on fixed dates (pick up is on 21 July, drop off is on 4 August) and excursions organised by Cardiff University (such as Stonehenge and industrial visits).
If you have any questions or for more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.