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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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News

15 Jul 2019

Green light for a new generation of dynamic materials

Developing synthetic materials that are as dynamic as those found in nature, with reversibly changing properties and which could be used in manufacturing, recycling and other applications, is a strong focus for scientists.

12 Jul 2019

Queensland robo reef protector wins Good Design Award

The Queensland designed and built robo reef protector RangerBot has taken out three awards, including the coveted Good Design Award for Sustainability, at the 61st annual Good Design Awards announced last night in Sydney.

Events

16 July

Brisbane Science Festival is BACK, and this year it's bigger and better!

Join us over three fun-filled days for spectacular science shows, STEM career talks, robotics, drones, virtual reality, native animals, rocket science and more!

26 July

Grand Challenge Lecture: Towards 2020 @ GP

We have entered the time where climate change is not a distant concern, but one that is undermining basic human development and survival around the world right now. As fear and alarm increases in communities across the globe, have we reached the point of no return? Is it too late to mitigate our climate emergency, or is there still hope for a cleaner, better planet?

Kindler Theatre, Room P421, Level 4, P Block , QUT Gardens Point

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