University of Surrey

The Institute for Communication Systems (ICS), formerly known as Centre for Communications Systems Research (CCSR), is a Research Centre in the EE department of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (FEPS) at the University of Surrey (UNIS), UK. In the previous UK HEFCE Research Assessment Exercises RAE2001, the EE department has achieved top 5*A rating for its research excellence and in the recent RAE2008 it has been again ranked top among all Universities in the UK. CCSR was also awarded the DTI President’s Prize in Engineering and for collaboration with industry. With around 140 actively researching members, ICS hosts the largest European academic research group in mobile communications.