The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science offers a range of programs underpinned by some of the most exciting research in Australia

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science offers undergraduate and postgraduate study in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Telecommunications and Computer Science. In conjunction with the School of Engineering, we also offer undergraduate study in Mechatronics.

Our programs are underpinned by some of the most exciting research in Australia. In the Australian Research Council 2012 research excellence ratings we received a top rating of 5 (well above world standard) for Electrical and Electronic Engineering.



Luke Simmons' Prosthetic Hand

Putting it all into practice

In their final year our students bring theory and practice together in sophisticated design projects. For example, Luke Simmons designed a control system driven prosthetic hand that responds to the electrical impulses in muscle tissue.


NUbots Soccer Robots

NUbots - Robot Soccer

There's nothing like a little competition to make things interesting. The NUbots, our robotic soccer team, use their artificial intelligence and robotics expertise to program NAO robots to compete in RoboCup. This year they flew to the Netherlands to take part in the championship.


Students working at Makerspace

Makerspace

Makerspace is a student hackerspace community and open lab workspace that offers cutting edge equipment like a PCB mill and 3D printer to support students working and collaborating on their uni work and personal projects.