School of Electrical and Information Engineering

This is an exciting time in Electrical and Information Engineering, as the nation turns to its top educational and research institutions for guidance about energy, environment, aging population and technology paradigm shifts. Electrical and information engineering disciplines provide solutions to the most critical problems facing the world today.

The School of Electrical and Information Engineering undertakes cutting-edge research across a wide range of engineering and information technology sub-disciplines, with focus on future energy networks, wireless engineering, computer, software and photonics engineering.

Over the years, the School has grown to host the largest research program in the Faculty of Engineering. We are particularly proud of the tradition of excellence of our graduate programmes and their rich variety. In many branches of Electrical and Information Engineering, the School has world-renowned experts amongst its staff. EIE Biannual Research Report

Latest News & Events

  • Professor Branka Vucetic: Paving the way for the Internet of Things16 Feb 2017

    Branka Vucetic and IoT

    Branka is inspired by working with the younger generation, with an eye on scientific advancement. "Together, we can create the technologies that will be industrial and household technologies in five, 10, 20 years' time.". Read more...

  • PhD student Andri Mahendra solves a key issue in the photonics integration industry30 Jan 2017

    andri mahendra invention

    CUDOS joint PhD student Andri Mahendra with his colleagues in the School of Physics and School of Electrical and Information Engineering at The University of Sydney have developed an integrated circuits controller that enables complex photonic devices to be more robust to internal and external disturbances, addressing one of the key issues in the photonics integration industry. Read more...

  • International recognition for Prof David Hill12 Dec 2016

    hkaes award

    Prof David Hill has been elected to the HK Academy of Engineering Sciences ( The award, which is a prestigious recognition of Prof David Hill's world lead achievement in electrical engineering research, will be presented in January 2017.

  • 2016 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications Conference1 Dec 2016

    smart grid conference

    Over 200 researchers and industry practitioners from all around the world attended the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications, held in Sydney between 6th   and 9th   November 2016 at the Four-Point Sheraton. Read more...