Message by the Head of School


The School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications has great depth in its research activities that makes it one of the largest postgraduate Schools in the country and a world leader in a number of key research areas. The School comprises five research disciplines, namely Power Engineering, Telecommunications (including Photonics), Systems and Control, Microsystems and Signal Processing. Our academic, professional and technical staff are experts in these fields and share research interests and teaching commitments across all five disciplines.

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate programs with electives from all branches of the profession of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications. One of the key goals of the School is to develop innovative programs, so that our students are always at the leading edge. We have a focus on flexible teaching delivery modes, such as open online lectures, with the use of educational technology developed at the School.

The School’s branded undergraduate BE programs in Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications continue to act as the fundamental models for educating Australian Engineers in tomorrow’s technology.

The 5 year BE ME in Electrical Engineering is a flagship program offered by the School, which has an integrated minor, and is the only program of its kind to be offered in Australia. Introduced in 2011, this program now offers 10 minors, and promises to produce high-calibre, well rounded engineering graduates for the Australian market.

The School continues to offer a world-class, challenging and well balanced learning environment that has produced excellent engineering graduates over the years. With a team that is recognised for its teaching excellence and innovative research, the School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications is producing the next generation of innovative engineers who will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to make a positive impact on industry and society.

Professor Eliathamby Ambikairajah
Head of School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications