With an annual research budget of $56m, the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology provides a rich and diverse flow of breakthrough technologies that are helping to improve communities around the world.

From novel hydrogen storage and next-generation polymers to biomedical engineering and mining safety, our research outcomes are solving problems for local and international communities, and our industry partners.

Our commercially oriented research has developed many novel and relevant technologies that have led to new commercial products via licensing or start-up companies.

Our research excellence

The most recent Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment ranked all of our disciplines as world-class or above.

Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Information Systems, and Materials Engineering all received the maximum 5 star rating. In other words, the combined breadth and strength of this University is unparalleled in Australia.


The Faculty performs a wide range of industry-relevant research and provides leading-edge research capability not found elsewhere.

Find an expert


The pipeline of commercialisation opportunities available to your organisation spans the entire spectrum of the engineering, architectural and information technology sectors.


Industry partnerships, consultancy and collaborations

We are proud of our links with industry and of what has been achieved through partnership and collaboration.

Our continuing ambition is to create meaningful opportunities for industry partners to connect with us, to create change, and together shape our global future.

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