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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 Feb 2019

Free access to research will help save horses and ponies

Laminitis - a complex, common and often devastating disease - is the second biggest killer of domestic horses. Now a body of important research on it has been compiled and shared online for equine vets and others to access.

14 Feb 2019

Alumni and industry inspire future leaders: Science and Engineering Dean’s Scholars program

QUT alumni, industry leaders and sponsors of the Science and Engineering Dean’s Scholars program are playing an increasingly important role in the professional development and careers of bright students keen to make a difference in the world.

Events

4 Feb 2019

STEM for Schools: What's on in 2019 @ QUT

QUT's STEM for Schools program offers on-campus curriculum-mapped STEM workshops, events and teacher professional development sessions that aim to excite and inspire learning through STEM in the real-world.

1 Mar 2019

Grand Challenge Lecture: Agents of change: the economy of algorithms @ GP

Let's talk about the economy of algorithms. What is this new world, where the confluence of the ‘Internet of Things’, algorithms as economic agents and new business models changes the way we live, work, and think? What new opportunities does it bring? What could go wrong? And what is our role - as academics, citizens, customers, humans - in this new world?

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