Medical devices and technology

Enormous advancements in health care can provide correspondingly enormous impacts in Defence applications. Our research spans: Human: performance, rehabilitation and acute monitoring Materials: biofabrication and extreme conditions Surveillance: detection and tracking While the human brain remains unparalleled in its ability to perform highly sophisticated information processing on extremely limited energy resources, our research in the …

Materials design and modelling

Our materials design and modelling capabilities span the full range of length-scales from individual atoms through to the macro scale, including: Microscopy 3D Printing Technologies Relaxor ferroelectrics Composites Materials Characterisation; Degradation & Uncertainty Qualification We have Australia‚Äôs best microscopy facilities and expertise, including ex-situ and in-situ electron microscopy and atom probe tomography. Our composites research …

Computational design and engineering

We have longstanding collaborations with defence in developing and translating state of the art computational engineering approaches into practise, spanning the full range from computational fluid dynamics through to computational material science and finite element analysis, all integrated with advanced optimisation methods. Specific strengths include: Defence projects in this area leverage fundamental advanced made through …

Robotics and machine learning

The Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR) is dedicated to the research, development and dissemination of autonomous and intelligent robots and systems for operation in outdoor environments. The ACFR is one of the largest robotics research institutes in the world and has a long history of close engagement with industry, partnering to deliver impact across …

Networks, communications, cyber

Networks, communications, and cyber are arguably some of the fastest moving research fields that are of significant importance to defence and intelligence, and the Faculty of Engineering has recognised research strengths in: Encrypted Traffic Analytics and Defence Secure physical-layer protocols 5G/6G Communications Reliable and low latency satellite networks for IoT Our researchers are internationally recognised …

Computer engineering

The Computer Engineering Lab focuses on how to use field programmable gate array (FPGA), VLSI and parallel processor technologies to solve difficult computing problems. Our strengths include: FPGA Technology FPGA Applications Embedded Systems We develop novel architectures, applications and design techniques to solve problems in signal processing and machine learning. In collaboration with Xilinx Research …

Advanced sensors and photonics

Our advanced sensors and photonics portfolio includes: The photonic engineering group has unique capabilities in the development of nanophotonic circuits for sensing and signal processing, from wafer to device to prototype. Our Computing and Audio Research Laboratory specialises in sound event detection, recognition and localization, both in air and underwater with capabilities in compressed sensing and …

Contacts

Digital Sciences Initiative
Faculty of Engineering, University of Sydney NSW 2006 Australia
+61 439 070 977 or +61 404 710 450 DSI@sydney.edu.au