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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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22 Mar 2019

Celebrating Queensland Invention at World Science Festival Brisbane

Pioneer of salivary diagnosis research, QUT Associate Professor Chamindie Punyadeera, and inventor of the Field Micro Screw and QUT PhD researcher Dr Chris Jeffery will join the panel Celebrating Queensland Invention, chaired by Professor Ian Frazer, at the World Science Festival Brisbane on 21 March.

21 Mar 2019

Burns treatment, virtual reality, fashion & growing new human tissue - Hospitals of the Future conference

The promise of no more boring, anxious stints in waiting rooms for patients is just one aspect of the hospitals of the future covered in the inaugural Herston Biofabrication Institute Conference tomorrow.


28 March

Facebook Live event: Ask Me Anything with Volker Richter, BMW Germany

Volker is a mechanical engineer who has worked for the BMW Group for over 25 years in product engineering and vehicle innovation. He even started his career as an intern in Australiabefore joining BMW!

Facebook Live!

27 March

Autonomous Driving Preparing QLD for the Future

Engineers Australia and Transport Australia Society (in collaboration with QUT) invite you to lunch and a panel discussion. The future of transport is highly topical across all engineering disciplines, with autonomous vehicle design progressing at rapid pace.

Hawken Auditorium, Engineers House, 447 Upper Edward Street, Brisbane

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