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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

16 Sep 2019

A modelling tool to rapidly predict weed spread risk

A new statistical modelling tool will enable land management authorities to predict where invasive weed species are most likely to grow so they can find and eliminate plants before they have time to spread widely.

16 Sep 2019

QUT scientists among the state's Young Tall Poppies

Two of QUT’s top young researchers have been honoured with Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.

Events

16 September

Public lecture: Using data to discover new insights into terrorism

What is terrorism? What causes it? How does it spread? How do we prevent it? Join ACEMS for an insightful lecture into these fundamental questions faced by scholars and policymakers alike.

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

18 - 20 November

International Cycling Safety Conference 2019 (ICSC2019)

Join international researchers, practitioners, policy makers, urban planners, transport engineers, educators + more to discover the latest research, practises and innovations in the cycling safety sector.

Kindler Theatre, P Block, QUT Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane

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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