The future of materials

We pursue ground breaking research that has a direct benefit to society.

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  • #38
    in the world for Materials Science

    QS World University Rankings By Subject 2023

  • AFR
    most Employable Students in 2023

    Our graduates work at CSIRO, ANSTO and Cochlear

  • 70 years
    of the School of Materials Science and Engineering

    Founded in 1952

Materials science is essential for the future of innovation and technology. We know that the core of innovation starts with the sharing of knowledge. The foundation of research rests upon our passion to teach upcoming, bright materials science and engineering students to fulfill the needs of society.

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Research & impact

The School’s research structure is outcome focused, comprising of the following societal themes that deliver significant benefits to society. These themes are supported by an enabling platform for understanding the structure-property-processing-performance nexus of materials.

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