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Science and Engineering a university for the real world

Our Faculty

Your partner of choice for STEM education and research.

Why science and engineering at QUT?

At QUT’s Science and Engineering Faculty we’re changing the world through education and research.

With six schools and 23 disciplines, we are one of the largest university faculties anywhere in Australia.

We drive positive change through:

  • highly valued STEM learning experiences
  • authentic assessments based on real-world STEM practices
  • new research at the frontiers of STEM knowledge
  • innovative STEM solutions with real-world impact.
Professor Gordon Wyeth
Executive Dean, Science and Engineering Faculty

Our graduates

Xavier Harmony

Xavier was attracted to our global connections and when the opportunity to join a study program in Paris arrived, he grabbed it with both hands. Following his graduation, Xavier secured a sought-after engineering job in Washington DC.

Our schools

Chemistry, Physics and Mechanical Engineering

Our research and teaching focuses on innovations in health, the environment and sustainable resources.

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Civil Engineering and Built Environment

We provide courses and research that address real-world solutions in the building, construction and transport industries.

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Earth, Environmental and Biological Sciences

We explore key global issues, including climate change, plant biotechnology, food security and worldwide ecology.

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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Our school is working at the cutting edge of technologies ranging from robotics to information security.

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Information Systems

We focus on research and teaching in business process management, information science and service science.

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Mathematical Sciences

We are one of the leading mathematical sciences groups in Australia, providing real-world solutions for many industries.

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Our facilities

Our Faculty is home to many institutes and centres that feature world-class facilities and infrastructure.

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Our experts

Explore our staff profiles to discover the amazing work of our academic and professional staff. We invite you to connect with our staff community.

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News

18 Nov 2019

Brisbane: A world cycling city?

Cycling will be in the spotlight this week at the 8th International Cycling Safety Conference (ICSC2019) in Brisbane … but how does the host city rate when it comes to being a great cycling city?

14 Nov 2019

Bushfire smoke more dangerous than dust storm particles

Bushfire smoke particles covering Queensland and New South Wales are more dangerous to inhale than the particles from the dust storms which blanketed Brisbane in 2009.

Events

11 October - 31 December

IFE Grand Challenge Public Lecture Series @ Gardens Point

Several grand challenges confront humanity in the 21st century, from feeding the world's booming population to managing scarce natural resources and reducing our carbon footprint. The Grand Challenge Lecture Series explores these and other challenges and the possible solutions to them. All lectures are free and open to the public. You can attend in person or watch via livestream.

Where: P412, The Kindler Theatre, Level 4, P block, QUT Gardens Point

21 November

Cancer and you: Understanding the Australian Cancer Atlas

Hear about the key findings from the Cancer Atlas, gain insight into the methods and data used, and answer the question: what do the results mean for you?

When: 5:30pm - 7:30pm 21st November

Where: QUT Gardens Point, P-419 (P Block, Level 4)

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Australian and NZ students

Contact HiQ for general student enquiries.

3138 2000

Reseach enquiries

Contact for research partnership opportunities within our faculty.

3138 4783

Industry engagement

Contact for engagement opportunities within our faculty.

3138 9948