The University of Southampton

About the Centre


The Centre for IoT and Pervasive Systems is a hub for Internet of Things research and education in the School of Electronics and Computer Science. We aim to encourage collaboration, spark new ideas and share learning to advance the next generation of IoT technologies.

Established two decades ago as the Pervasive Systems Centre, today’s Centre remains at the forefront of multidisciplinary IoT research. We draw on the breadth of expertise within Electronics and Computer Science and the wider University, bringing together specialists in sensor technology, energy harvesting, wireless communication, data management, artificial intelligence, and the many other technologies which contribute to the IoT stack.

The Centre organises regular research seminars from industry and academia
Technologies resulting from our fundamental research are applied and validated through practical deployments across application domains ranging from environmental monitoring to health and wellbeing
Our one-year MSc Internet of Things degree provides a thorough training in the key hardware and software components
The Centre's researchers collaborate through interdisciplinary reading groups and hackathons
The Centre acts as a focal point for research in IoT, bringing researchers together to share knowledge and stimulate ideas
The Centre organises focussed workshops on topics in IoT

Our researchers seek solutions to real-world problems, working with partners in industry and academia to maximise impact. We collaborate with companies from a wide range of sectors including health, manufacturing, construction, energy, defence, automotive and aerospace.

Our specialist education programmes include a one-year master’s degree (the MSc Internet of Things) and opportunities for PhD and postdoctoral research. We also run a programme of IoT-focused events to share the latest research and explore new ideas.

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