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.

Latest News & Events

  • Strategic partnership with the University of Hong Kong7 Sep 2016

    strategic partnership with Hong Kong University

    The University of Sydney and the University of Hong Kong (HKU) signed a partnership to foster greater collaboration in research, teaching and learning, and knowledge exchange. Prof Joe Dong and Dr Gregor Verbic attended the partnership signing event in Hong Kong, representing the key area of collaboration for Electrical Engineering. They are currently carrying out research with HKU in energy systems, in particular to develop methodologies to enable more renewable energy generation into the power grid. Read more...

  • Author of the top 1% most highly cited papers 4 August 2016

    Abbas Jamalipour worldwide recognition

    Author of the top 1% most highly cited papers in the field of Wireless Networking worldwide, Prof Abbas Jamalipour is also being invited by the Council of Canadian Academies to comment on research strengths in his research field globally.

  • Worldwide recognition for Prof Robert Minasian3 August 2016

    Robert Minasian worldwide recognition

    Congratulations to Professor Robert Minasian for being recognised as an author of one of the top 1% most highly cited papers in Fibre-optics and Photonics research field worldwide. This follows a 2016 analysis by the Council of Canadian Academies, who recognised Professor Minasian as a leading researcher and have invited Prof Minasian to survey worldwide research strengths. This is a real honour and recognition for Prof Minasian, and truly contributes to the school's research excellence.