There can be few modern enterprises and aspects of human life which remain untouched by electronics or electrical engineering. Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Queen's is concerned with solving practical problems using electrical/electronic science. It is an area of immense growth with a worldwide shortage of qualified engineers. The subject area is broad, ranging from micro-electronic chip design and manufacture to power generation and distribution. Rapid advances are occurring in fields such as telecommunications, computer software, hardware and networking, medical electronics, security, virtual and augmented reality, control and robotics and renewable energy systems.