Energy engineering research
Towards an energy balance in the world
Sustainable energy and effective use of our natural resources are a major research focus in the Faculty of Engineering and encompass several Schools including Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, Mining Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, and Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications.
The ARC Photovoltaics Centre of Excellence in the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering boasts several world firsts, including developing of the world’s highest-efficiency silicon solar cells. We have numerous other research centres and initiatives that focus on addressing the great energy challenges of today and the future.