Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Engineering and Built Environment

PhD and Research Masters

Find the right research degree

The following research degrees are offered by the School of Electrical Engineering and Computing.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees
  • PhD (Computer Engineering)
  • PhD (Computer Science)
  • PhD (Electrical Engineering)
  • PhD (Information Systems)
  • PhD (Information Technology)
  • PhD (Software Engineering)
Master of Philosophy degrees
  • MPhil (Computer Engineering)
  • MPhil (Computer Science)
  • MPhil (Electrical Engineering)
  • MPhil (Information Systems)
  • MPhil (Information Technology)
  • MPhil (Software Engineering)

Our research strengths

Research capabilities within the School

  • Control systems and automation
  • Signal processing
  • Data mining, computer science and bioinformatics
  • Information technology
  • Health informatics
  • Cyber security
  • Machine learning and robotics
  • Smart structures
  • Telecommunications
  • Power systems and smart grids
  • Power electronics and drives

Industries and applications

  • Process industries
  • Electric supply and distribution
  • Optimisation applications in ambulance scheduling
  • Development of an artificial pancreas algorithm
  • High performance algorithms with GM research
  • High speed/high performance nano-positioning systems



Find a supervisor

All research degree candidates require a supervisor. It is recommended you start actively searching for potential supervisors in your chosen field before you submit your application.

You can search for a supervisor by researcher name, area of expertise or by research centre name.

Further information

To find out more about research degree opportunities available in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, please contact:

T: +61 2 4921 6126
E: SEEC@newcastle.edu.au