About the Centre for Power Engineering Excellence

About the Faculty of Engineering & Information Sciences

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences (EIS) at the University of Wollongong (UOW) has many leading engineering, mathematics, physics and ICT research centres, based on our long standing collaboration with local and multinational industries and research institutions in Australia and overseas. We have over 600 students enrolled in PhDs and over 300 academic staff supported by more than 60 technical staff enabling us to be one of the most research intensive Faculties of its type in Australia. Our faculty members are driving relevant and cutting-edge research in a wide range of areas focused on providing innovative solutions to global issues.

UOW Profile

UOW is consistently ranked in the Top 2% of universities in the world:

  • 232nd in the world – QS World University Rankings 2018
  • 251-300 band – Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018
  • 201-300 band – Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2017
  • 264th in the world for research quality – 2016 Leiden Ranking

Globally ranked as one of Australia's best modern universities:

  • 17th in the world – QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2018
  • 30th in the world – Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2017

Globally rated a five-star university:

  • 5 Star rating – QS World University Rankings 2018

Awarded five stars in the 2018 The Good Universities Guide in all student experience measures:

  • Skills development
  • Student support
  • Teaching quality
  • Learning resources
  • Learner engagement

Top 1% for graduates as rated by global employers in 2018 QS Graduate Employability Rankings:

  • 73rd in the world for graduate employment rates
  • 167th in the world for partnerships with employers
  • 151-200 band overall

World-class Engineering and technology, the federal government's 2017 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) ranked UOW:

  • Best University in Australia for Enginnering
  • Second among all universities in NSW and the ACT for Computing and Information Systems
CPEE Prospectus

CPEE Prospectus