School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering

The School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering is one of the leading providers of engineering research in Australia.

With an annual research income of more than $15 million, the School is internationally known for its high levels of industry collaboration, research quality and output and commercialisation of discoveries. Our research activities are conducted through national research centres, school-based research centres, and a confederation of diverse research groups.

Materials research

Materials engineering

Materials Engineering research at UQ is concentrated on:

Materials research

Mining engineering

Our staff have a long and successful history of working with external partners to deliver benefits to industry and society through mining engineering research in the areas of:


Research Centres

The School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering is associated with a number of national and School-bases research centres. These centres draw together expertise from around the world to drive research innovation and deliver benefits to industry and society.