School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering

  • Fly back home: studying re-usable rockets

    Stuart Loughrey is a fifth-year mechanical and aerospace engineering student and he is currently working on his thesis that involved flight testing a prototype fly-back rocket booster.

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  • Boeing opens research centre at UQ

    Boeing has landed on campus, moving its Brisbane-based research and development team to the heart of UQ's engineering hub.

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  • Engineering for outer space

    He has been recognised as an international aerospace leader of the future, but a University of Queensland graduate still describes his chosen career as simply “the coolest”.

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  • Best and brightest scholars celebrated

    Academically gifted students with a passion for study have been celebrated by The Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT) in the seventh annual EAIT Scholars program awards.

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  • Need for speed

    UQ scientists are taking giant leaps for mankind in hypersonic flight research. And while travelling between Sydney and London in two hours may be off in the horizon, rumblings about UQ’s plans for small satellite launches using scramjet engines are being felt across the globe.

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  • State backs UQ researchers to create change

    Twenty-five University of Queensland researchers are celebrating a combined multi-million-dollar success in the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland Fellowships scheme.

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  • Onwards and upwards for UQ rocket scientist

    A University of Queensland researcher says his prestigious international award for a lifetime of hypersonic research highlights UQ’s success in finding a niche in a global field.

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  • UQ mineral and mining engineering leads QS subject rankings blitz

    The University of Queensland ranks at number three in the world in two subject areas and highest in Australia in another two, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.

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  • Women in Action Fund opens doors for female engineering students

    The University of Queensland recently celebrated the graduation of a record number of female engineering students with women making up 26 per cent of all graduates – well above the national average of 17 per cent.

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  • 30 years on

    The entire engineering cohort represented by alumni from all five Schools that existed in 1986, came together for a reunion on Friday 4th November 2016. UQ alumni reflected on the day...

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