The School of Engineering is renowned for world-class research outcomes, excellent research facilities and robust partnerships with local and international industry leaders.

Research areas

Aerospace Engineering and Aviation

We develop enabling technologies for next generation air transportation systems at the aircraft and airframe level and at the system level.

Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Our multidisciplinary research aims at developing innovative technological solutions for contemporary problems relating to sustainable processing, industry, environment, resources and healthcare.

Civil and Infrastructure Engineering

Civil and infrastructure engineering research focuses on delivering materials, structures, design and construction technologies that cope with the requirements of civil infrastructures during their service life.

Electrical and Biomedical Engineering

Electrical and biomedical engineering is a diverse discipline with research varying from high voltage distribution networks to microfluidic devices for analysis of biological cells.

Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering

Electronic and telecommunications engineering is the most rapidly advancing field of engineering. From nano-scale devices to 5G mobile telecommunications, it has a massive impact on our way of life.

Manufacturing, Materials and Mechatronics Engineering

Our research provides industry with cutting-edge solutions for high performance, net-shaped products with increased functionality produced using the latest industrial automation technologies.

Mechanical and Automotive Engineering

Mechanical and automotive engineers shape the world in which we live by addressing technological challenges to provide machinery and energy for a better, safer, healthier and more efficient future.

Postgraduate research

Find out about our postgraduate research programs which offer an opportunity to undertake innovative world-class research dedicated to the solution of real problems.

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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer