School of Electrical and Information Engineering

This is an exciting time in Electrical and Information Engineering, as the nation turns to its top educational and research institutions for guidance about energy, environment, aging population and technology paradigm shifts. Electrical and information engineering disciplines provide solutions to the most critical problems facing the world today.

The School of Electrical and Information Engineering undertakes cutting-edge research across a wide range of engineering and information technology sub-disciplines, with focus on future energy networks, wireless engineering, computer, software and photonics engineering.

Over the years, the School has grown to host the largest research program in the Faculty of Engineering. We are particularly proud of the tradition of excellence of our graduate programmes and their rich variety. In many branches of Electrical and Information Engineering, the School has world-renowned experts amongst its staff. EIE Biannual Research Report

Latest News & Events

  • International recognition for Prof David Hill12 Dec 2016

    hkaes award

    Prof David Hill has been elected to the HK Academy of Engineering Sciences ( The award, which is a prestigious recognition of Prof David Hill's world lead achievement in electrical engineering research, will be presented in January 2017.

  • 2016 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications Conference1 Dec 2016

    smart grid conference

    Over 200 researchers and industry practitioners from all around the world attended the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications, held in Sydney between 6th   and 9th   November 2016 at the Four-Point Sheraton. Read more...

  • A/Prof Xiaoke Yi awarded the Inaugural Sydney Research Accelerator (SOAR) fellowship11 Nov 2016

    Xiaoke SOAR fellowship

    Xiaoke's research into photonics has already led to a new pain-free, low-cost method to help people with diabetes monitor their insulin levels. The breath test could replace invasive prick-test methods used today. The fellowship will allow Xiaoke to move her device through to clinical trials as well as advance other research projects, including enhanced radar technology built for the Royal Australian Navy. Read more...

  • Funding success for clean energy highway ARC Discovery Project1 Nov 2016

    ARC DP success

    The project "Wide-area interconnected clean energy highway project" proposed by Prof Joe Dong, Prof Kashem Muttaqi, Dr Ke Meng, Prof Dr Saifur Rahman and Prof David Hill has been awarded a boosting $406,500 dollars. Read more...