Complex problem-solving. Innovation. Tackling the challenges of the modern world. Three simple phrases, yet three things at the heart of engineering research at the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. Here we are acknowledged internationally for excellence in research. We attract high quality research students and staff from around the globe. We have major research programs covering many areas that are vital to the field of mechanical and manufacturing engineering. Annually we are awarded numerous grants from ARC to industry cooperation.

Our engineers push beyond the boundaries of common knowledge, challenge ideas, and take steps in directions never before imagined - producing safer, cheaper, more efficient machines and mechanical systems that change lives and make the world a better place.