Our school aims to improve how we understand and take care of the world we live in through sustainable energy solutions and intelligent technology.

We focus on high-quality, cross-disciplinary teaching and research in robotic vision, machine learning, video analytics, wireless power transfer, microgrids, renewable energy integration and superconductivity.


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Our people

Our staff collaborate on projects that lead to real-world impact and help shape the future.

Meet our people

Our research

Our school is home to award-winning research facilities and research centres. These include the Da Vinci Precinct, a Brisbane Airport-based area where we engage in aerospace automation research and development, and our Microgrid Facility, a purpose-built environment for investigating practical and efficient grid integration of renewable energy solutions.

We also collaborate on interdisciplinary projects across QUT.

Centre for Robotics

We conduct world-leading research in intelligent robotics, translating fundamental research into real-world outcomes that benefit industry and society.

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Signal Processing, Artificial Intelligence and Vision Technologies (SAIVT)

We conduct world-class research, provide postgraduate research training and undertake commercial research, industrial consultancy and product development in artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, and signal processing.

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Power Engineering

We are a multidisciplinary research group with a broad skill set covering the areas of modern power systems, power electronics, electrical machines and superconducting technology.

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Centre for Clean Energy Technologies and Practices

We address complex transport challenges and define the future of land transport mobility. We bring real technical, legal and social solutions for the constantly evolving mobility demand in our globalised and digitised society.

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Future Farming

We bring together elements of technology, society, and biology and enable the use of information, extracted from purposefully collected data, to manage agricultural production systems: optimise yield and quality and increase efficiency whilst ensuring sustainability.

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Robotic Vision Australia

Robotic Vision Australia is a national community of researchers and professionals, passionate about the potential for robotics, computer vision and AI to solve many of the world's grand challenges. Robotic Vision Australia has been established to lead an agenda around Australia's uptake of these innovative technologies and what we need to do to realise our potential as world leaders in this field.

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Centre for Biomedical Technologies

Our research and development focuses on better patient treatments and quality of life into the future using regenerative approaches, robotics and artificial intelligence, and advanced manufacturing to expand surgical possibilities and reduce complications.

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Centre for the Environment

We bring research, government, industry and community together to create real-world solutions to the most pressing environmental challenges. We aim to deliver ground-breaking fundamental and applied research that conserves and restores environmental systems and ensures the sustainability of natural resources in our natural, production and built landscapes.

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Centre for Data Science

We draw together capability in data science from across Australia, providing a centralised hub for world-class data science research, unique training opportunities, and active external engagement.

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Our research partnerships

The core of our industry engagement is through our teaching and research excellence in diverse fields, including power systems, signal processing, machine learning, aerospace and robotics.

Our partnerships have led to the development of automated monitoring systems for airport security screenings and a new wireless heart pump that reduces the risk of infection for the patient.

Our partnerships


Our students learn to design and maintain electrical systems and devices across a wide range of applications and industries.

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News and events

19 Jul 2022

Deadly Coders

A 2-day STEM program for Indigenous Australian students 

18 May 2022

Australian-made smart positioning tech to provide big competition

New Australian-made positioning technology based on QUT research is set to compete with global brands in monitoring risk and safety of road bridges, high-rise buildings, dams and other major natural or constructed structures.

13 May 2022

High school STEM summit focuses on Olympic city's jobs of the future

The count-down is on for the free 2022 QUT Future You STEM Summit for high school students, with online applications closing on Monday night at midnight.

Contact us

Contact the School of Electrical Engineering and Robotics for more information on our courses, research and staff.

Find us at
Level 12, S Block, Room 1221
Gardens Point