Mechanical engineer student using tormach machine

Research is at the heart of what we do at UNSW School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. Our mission is simple: innovate new solutions and technologies to solve the world’s most complex problems. We’re internationally recognised for excellence in research and have major research programs covering many areas that deliver real-world impact to the industry.

Our engineers push beyond the boundaries of common knowledge, challenge ideas and take steps in directions never imagined - producing safer, cheaper, more efficient machines and mechanical systems.

Our research is grouped into five themes. From discovering new cancer treatments to inventing composite materials that revolutionise manufacturing processes, researchers at the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering are at the cutting edge of research and development.