Vision and mission


Our vision is to see the energy industry transformed through our graduates and researchers by translating fundamental scientific discovery into applied industry applications. 


Our aims is to produce:

  1.  Engineers who are grounded in the fundamental sciences, able to create innovative solutions and ready to lead their teams, their companies and the industry, and
  2. Research that challenges industry practice, creates innovative technology and informs thinking about energy at UNSW, across Australia and around the world.

Core values

  • Bringing fundamental science to bear on engineering problems

  • Multi-scale thinking

  • Multi-ethnic and multi-disciplinary teams

  • Excellence in teaching and research

  • Impartiality in advice

  • Environmental and social responsibility

  • Professionalism in our staff and students

  • Collaboration with researchers and industry, government and the community

  • Our heritage of innovation and industry focused research and curricula