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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

  • Emeritus Professor Graeme Bird awarded AO[12 June 2017]

    Prof Bird

    Professor Bird has been awarded the AO in the Queen's Birthday Honours list to recognise his contribution to the area of Aeronautical Engineering, in particular in the field of Molecular Gas Dynamics. More...

  • Warwick Holmes interviewed on ABC radio[25 March 2017]


    Warwick Holmes was a leading member of European Space Agency team that launched numerous spacecraft, including the Rosetta Probe. Listen to this fascinating work on an ABC radio interview. More...

  • $55 million to develop transport systems of the future [8 March 2017]

    Eduardo Nebot

    ACFR Director Eduardo Nebot will be a key contributer to the new iMOVE Co-Operative Research Centre. The federal government has granted $55 million over the next ten year to the CRC to explore intelligent transport systems. More...

  • Australian Students achieve 2nd Place in International Space Competition [2 February 2017]

    Zero Robotics

    Australian Students have placed 2nd and 3rd in the NASA Zero Robotics competition on the International Space Station More...