The School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences combines four interdisciplinary areas in forensic science, mathematical sciences, physics and chemistry to develop global citizens facing rapid technological changes.
What we do
The School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences is a key player in the development of UTS and of the new emerging society. We do research that matters, in an industry-oriented, multidisciplinary environment, linking fundamental research to practical problems and producing graduates who are highly skilled and who will make a difference to society.
We are in a digital age, and this is having a profound influence on new research in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. New developments in materials science such as nano-fabrication are changing manufacturing beyond recognition. Powerful new methods of physical, mathematical and statistical modelling are changing the face of biological and medical practice, earth and climate science, law enforcement and commercial practice.
These present exciting opportunities, but also major challenges. In the course of the next decade, humanity will require new ideas and skilled people as we confront environmental issues, face the reality of population health and ageing, and come to grips with the opportunities and challenges of digital technology.
The School deliver's research which has impact on these major challenges facing society, together with educated and adaptable students who can contribute to their solution in a collaborative program of engagement with employers, industry and government.