The Faculty conducts a range of research, from fundamental to applied. The disciplines range from Mathematics and Applied Statistics, through Physics, to Engineering (Civil, Computer, Environmental, Materials, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Mining, Electrical, Software, Telecommunications) and Information Science and Technology.

Research Powerhouses

Mathematical Sciences 

0101 Pure Mathematics

0102 Applied Mathematics

0104 Statistics

Physical Sciences 

0204 Condensed Matter Physics 

0299 Other Physical Sciences

Information and Computing Sciences

0801 Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing

0804 Data Format


0905 Civil Engineering

0906 Electrical Engineering

0907 Environmental Engineering

0910 Manufacturing Engineering

0912 Materials Engineering

0913 Mechanical Engineering

0914 Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy 

0915 Interdisciplinary Engineering 




Latest Reseach News

Top 50 

UOW ranked 27th in the world for Energy Science and Engineering.

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Subject 2020

Top rated

Physics at UOW was given the maximum rating of "Well above world standard" in the 2018 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) rankings.

ERA 2018