UTS site search

What we do

Research

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology is a world-class faculty with a growing reputation for its quality and impact. Our research is highly advanced, industry-focused and part of the lively and rigorous research culture at UTS.  

Focused on 'practical innovation', our researchers are pioneering research solutions with real-world impact. They're recognised leaders in their fields, responsible for delivering new, better and more cost-effective innovative solutions to current national and international challenges.

Over the last five years the Faculty has received more than 60 Australian Research Council projects and attracted a total research funding well in excess of $30 million.

Related links

Research Degrees
Find a supervisor

Research centres and strengths

Research within the Faculty is conducted across its twelve research centres and strengths, which align with the Faculty's schools. 

Advanced Analytics Institute
Centre for Built Infrastructure Research 
Centre for Energy Policy
Centre of Excellence for Autonomous Systems
Centre for Green Energy and Vehicle Innovation
Centre for Health Technologies
Centre for Human Centred Technology Design
Centre for Innovation in IT Services and Applications
Centre for Quantum Computation & Intelligent Systems
Centre for Intelligent Mechatronic Systems
Centre for Real-Time Information Networks
Centre for Technology in Water and Wastewater

Research news and events

The Faculty hosts various events and seminars, including the Dean's Leadership in Innovation Seminar Series and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Seminar Series. These seminar series provide the opportunity for distinguished researchers to initiate conversation around relevant high impact research.

Associate Professor Yuan Feng and Professor Runyao Duan are team finalists in the Chancellor’s Medal for Exceptional Research from the UTS Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Research Excellence 2014
A new algorithm developed by PhD student Brett Hagelstein could put an end to temperamental Wi-Fi networks and wireless traffic jams.
Director of UTS's Knowledge Infrastructure Laboratory, Dr Paul Kennedy, is leading the charge in transforming the way clinicians treat leukemia, neuroblastoma and rhabdomyosarcoma in children.
IBM PhD Fellow, Wei Wang is conducting research that enables robots to interact with each other through technology similar to Twitter and Facebook.