School of Chemical Engineering at UNSW is an internationally recognised institute for the development of biomaterials and their applications in medical devices. 
The school has a very successful history of developing biomaterials which have been employed in a variety of applications in analytical chemistry, medicine, coatings, smart bio reactors, bioengineering and drug delivery. The School is the home for the development of the first ingestible chemical sensors with applications in the prevention and diagnostic of gut disorders. There is also significant research at the forefront of advanced microfluidics.