This is the place where ideas spark change. Where the imagination is a gateway to future possibilities. Our Faculty of Science and Engineering is the powerhouse of research at Curtin, instilling a strong reputation in WA and engaging with industry at every step.
Providing education at four overseas campuses, students experience unique and diverse work placements where studies can be applied to real challenges. The sophisticated, stimulating and creative learning facilities offer problem-solving opportunities, group collaboration and the chance to share ideas with industry professionals.
What’s happening in Science and Engineering
For many Western Australians, working in the space industry has always seemed out of reach. But now our engineering graduates share their journeys with sending a satellite into space.
Researchers have pinpointed the likely origin of a group of meteorites ejected from Mars, using a machine learning algorithm that analyses high-resolution planetary images.
Innovation Central Perth and the WA Police Force are working together to develop an app that will make it easier to capture and record offenders’ identifying marks, such as tattoos and piercings.
Research has found a simple and affordable method to determine which chemicals and types of metals are best used to store energy, in a breakthrough for any battery-run devices.
What’s the holdup with energy utilities transitioning from coal-fired power to clean energy? Energy experts provide first-hand insights.
What’s the likelihood of a mass extinction event happening in our lifetime? Professor Kliti Grice discusses how researchers are using fossil analysis to learn from past mass extinction events.
Launched on 29 August, Curtin University’s Binar-1 CubeSat satellite will provide easy access to space for students, researchers and industry.
Will a robot ever steal your job? Curtin researchers discuss the types of robots that already exist and set the record straight on how robots could impact future workplaces.
How you can help
Academic Excellence Fund
Give Science and Engineering students a well-rounded and unforgettable student experience enriched by mentoring programs, internships, research, workshops and seminars, and engagement opportunities with government, corporates and not-for-profit organisations.
Join Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Jeremy Kilburn in supporting the Fund today.