Research in The School of EIE

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The School of Electrical and Information Engineering undertakes cutting-edge research across a wide range of engineering and information technology sub-disciplines.

The innovative, collaborative, cross disciplinary research detailed here is a hallmark of the School’s research, which integrates a diverse array of approaches, supported by excellent infrastructure and builds strong links with industry. This is evidence by the research productivity of the School is outstanding by any international comparison, with many DEST publications, the majority of which were in internationally recognised peer-reviewed journals.  Research productivity and citations are increasing, indicating a vibrant, growing academic community. Success in competitive grant funding is high and continues to rise. In the recent funding round the School was awarded six ARC grants totalling $1795 K and achieved a success rate of 42%, well above the national average.

Senior academic leadership is provided by two Personal Chairs (Prof Robert Minasian, Prof Branka Vucetic) and the Ausgrid-funded Chair of Electrical Engineering, all of whom are internationally recognised as leaders in their fields. In addition the School has 3 QEII and 3 APD Research Fellows and a wide range of honorary and emeritus appointments with strong industry links to ensure research, teaching and curriculum development remain relevant to real world demands.