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Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

The School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering at the University of Sydney is one of Australia's premier Engineering schools. It runs extremely successful undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs. The school is a major component of the Engineering and IT Faculty at the University of Sydney. Ranked number one in NSW (AEN rankings) and 3rd in Australia, the University of Sydney is a world leader in Teaching and Research.

Our academic staff are involved in research areas including Biomaterials & Biomechanics, Combustion, Design Optimisation, Energy Production, Field Robotics, Fluid Dynamics, Materials & Manufacturing, Navigation & Control, Rheology, Smart Structures, Thermofluids and UAV Flight Systems. Staff are highly successful in obtaining ARC research funding and external competitive grants with industry.

The school offers a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs covering Aeronautical and Space Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronic Engineering. There is the flexibility to combine undergraduate degrees with Commerce, Science, Arts, Law, Medical Science, Music and Project Management. Postgraduate degrees can be taken either at the coursework level or as higher level research degrees MPhil and PhD.

Latest News

  • Associate Professor KC Wong elected as a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.[25 Oct 2016]

    A/Prof Wong

    Fellowship (FRAeS) is the highest grade attainable and is only bestowed upon those in the profession of aeronautics or aerospace who meet the requirements for Member More...

  • Professor Y W Mai awarded the 2016 AGM Mitchell Medal[22 August 2016]

    Prof Mai

    The AGM Mitchell Medal 2016 has been awarded to Professor Yiu-Wing Mai by the Instution of Engineers Australia, Mechanical Division. The award is based on outstanding service to mechanical engineering based on long standing eminence and significant contributions to mechanical engineering science. More...

  • New Academic Positions Available[8 August 2016]


    The AMME school is currently expanding its academic staffing profile. A range of new academic appointments are to be made in the areas of Aerospace, Biomedical, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering. Details of these vacancies are available from this attached brochure. Applications should be submitted as per the information on the University Careers Page.

  • Professor Y W Mai awarded the 2016 AA Griffith Medal[4 April 2016]

    Prof Mai

    The prestigious AA Griffith Medal and Prize for 2016 has been awarded to Professor Yiu-Wing Mai by the UK Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3). The award is based on outstanding contributions in the field of fracture mechanics and advanced engineering materials.

  • Students control robots on the International Space Station[12 February 2016]

    Zero Robotics

    Australian first: Students control NASA robots in Space! More...