ABOUT DETech@ Solent

We are a multidisciplinary research group at Solent University, Southampton, exploring emergent fields in design, engineering and technology to enable a healthier, more socially connected, creative living. We bring together researchers from different backgrounds and interests across Solent to discuss and address fundamental problems and issues around the use and application of technologies. We aim to create new tools and ideas that are applied and have impact in wider society.

Our skills & experience

Within the group there is a wide range of skills and expertise. Among us we have experiences ranging from creative digital arts to virtual reality in maritime, from digital tools to support the internationalisation of SMEs to mobile healthcare applications, 5G and cyber security to educational technologies and interactive systems. Please get in touch if you are thinking of a project to discuss how we can help you.

What we focus on

DETech currently includes scholars with a large thematic expertise, including, but not limited to:

  • Philosophy of technology
  • Digital business engineering and smart manufacturing
  • IoT and interactive systems
  • Sensor technologies and haptics
  • Sound and visual technologies
  • Wearables and fashion
  • VR/AR/MR
  • Applied ergonomics and human factors
  • Software design for mobile applications in health (mHealth)
  • AI and machine learning applications
  • 5G and wireless technologies
  • Creative technologies and performance
  • Cyber security and big data
  • 3D CGI of the human body
  • Technologies applied to health education

Featured Projects

Contact us

Got an idea, project, or simply want to join the group, feel free to drop us a line or subscribe to our newsletter