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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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16 May 2019

QUT student representing visually impaired Australians at UN

While students are busy studying for their exams, one QUT engineering student will be representing vision-impaired Australians at the United Nations as part of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

13 May 2019

Undergraduate research shapes the shifting future

Buildings of the future could have shape-shifting powers with help from three undergraduate QUT students who have published their research in an international journal.


27 May

AIB QLD Chapter + QUT Construction Industry Panel Discussion Series: Mental health and wellbeing

Construction workers are more than twice as likely to commit suicide as other people in Australia. There are over 1 million (1,167,000) of construction workers in Australia and apprentices in construction are more than twice as likely to suicide than other young men their age.

Owen J Wordsworth Room, Level 12, S Block, QUT, Gardens Point campus, 2 George Street, Brisbane QLD 4001

7 June

IFE Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Data for the planet: driving solutions for resilient cities, disaster risk reduction and infectious diseases

Join us as we hear from Dr Simon Hodson, Executive Director of the Committee on Data of the International Science Council (CODATA), who will discuss the benefits of the digital revolution and data integration from a global perspective.

Room E-207, Level 2, P Block, QUT Gardens Point

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