Schools & Entities

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in six schools and several entities.

School of Civil, Mining, Environmental and Architectural Engineering

The School of Civil, Mining, Environmental and Architectural Engineering (CMEA) has a world-class reputation for excellence in research, innovative approaches to teaching and learning, and laboratories and workshop facilities that are among the best in Australia.
Excellence in teaching, leaders in research and strong collaborations with industry and government. Just some of the reasons you will become a highly sought-after graduate.  

School of Computing and Information Technology

UOW is ranked as one of the top 250 universities in the world for Computer Science and Information Systems by the 2015 QS World University Rankings and our evolving and innovative curriculum design ensures that our degrees remain agile and relevant so that our students graduate as robust, well-rounded and highly skilled ICT professionals.
We place a strong emphasis on industry links to ensure our programs remain agile and relevant. In a fast paced and rapidly changing industry you can rest assured that your degree from UOW is future-proof.

School of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering

The School of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering has a unique mix of disciplines, including robotics and automation. You will learn to implement solutions ranging from microelectronics to industrial power infrastructure, and radio networks to national fibre-optic pipelines.

Benefit from strong practical and application-based learning, our state-of-the-art laboratories, and participating in workshops taught by staff active in their discipline.

School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics

Our School activities span pure mathematics, applied mathematics, financial mathematics and statistics. Our graduates are in demand across all industries ranging from finance to defence and security to the health care sector.
Take your interest in maths and learn mathematical and statistical models to analyse and forecast results in economics, finance, medicine and industrial processes from internationally recognised and engaged academic staff. 

School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering

Current: From 3D printing to green power to robotics, the School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering (MMMB) offers a unique mix of study areas. Our postgraduate industry training and continuing professional development allows our students to graduate with work-ready skills sought after by industry.

School of Physics

The School of Physics is a leader in the areas of medical radiation physics, condensed matter physics, terahertz science and technology, and applied superconductivity.  We attract the very best researchers and partnerships with research institutions and universities from around the world in these areas. Our degrees are taught by academics at the forefront of their disciplines and fields of research, and are accredited by the Australian Institute of Physics.
We will make sure you get more than a theoretical education. Our close industry ties with the ANSTO and CSIRO ensures you receive relevant industry exposure throughout your degree.

Sustainable Buildings Research Centre

The Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC) is a 6 Star Green Star- Education Design v1 accredited, multi-disciplinary facility that hosts a wide range of research and industry collaborations to address the challenges of making buildings sustainable. We are pioneering new approaches to retrofitting techniques to create more effective places to live and work.

Located at the University of Wollongong's Innovation Campus, this beautiful new centre is alive with student research as a Living Laboratory and thrives on collaboration with industry. The building was designed and constructed based on the principles of the Living Building Challenge, pushing the boundaries of sustainable design and construction with hopes to inspire communities throughout Australia to take action on sustainability.

Learn more about SBRC

SMART Infrastructure Facility

Established in 2011 by the University of Wollongong, the SMART Infrastructure Facility brings together experts from fields such as economics, modelling, data analytics and system engineering. This expertise is applied to various domains including energy, water, transport and cities.

The dedicated team of researchers tackle infrastructure issues from an integrated and multi-disciplinary perspective, with a focus on how infrastructure and social behaviour intersect to ensure more liveable cities and regions.

An international leader in applied infrastructure research, the SMART Infrastructure Facility is helping to address the challenges of infrastructure planning and management both now and into the future. 


National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia

The National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA) is committed to developing and applying innovative statistical methods to important problems. It undertakes a range of fundamental and contract research, major consulting projects, and professional education in statistical methodology. A number of research centres and a consulting centre are contained within NIASRA.

Steel Research Hub

The Steel Research Hub’s vision is to create a platform of proven and internationally recognised teams working collaboratively in a diverse and inclusive environment, which help deliver innovative solutions and breakthrough technologies in steel to its industry customers and their downstream channel partners.

Australian Power Quality and Reliability Centre

The Australian Power Quality and Reliability Centre (APQRC) is a centre of excellence for research, education and consulting in distribution and transmission system power quality, reliability and renewable energy systems. The Power Quality & Reliability Centre was established in 1996 as Australia's first Power Quality Centre. Since then industry funding has continued to support the Power Quality & Reliability Centre contributing more than $4 million of sponsorship over the past 25 years.

The focus of the Centre is to work in conjunction with industry to improve the quality and reliability of electricity supply for the benefit of all consumers.

Facility for Intelligent Fabrication

The Facility for Intelligent Fabrication (FIF) is designed to provide integrated solutions to industry needs, including problem solving, technology adoption and education, training and certification. The core partners of FIF each have independent but complementary national networks that can deliver the various client services ranging from consulting, prototyping, through to training, and bespoke niche manufacturing capability.