• To engage in world leading, highly industry relevant collaborative research and innovation
  • To be recognised nationally and internationally as the premier Australian institution for electrical power engineering research


  • To enhance the quality of power engineering education at the University of Wollongong (UOW) and to play a key role in the fostering of power engineering education on a state and national level
  • To provide opportunities in postgraduate education allowing students to acquire the specialised skills required by industry and to develop the next generation of electrical power engineering educators


  • To provide ongoing training to industry and the community in fields ranging from general awareness to specialised technical topics
  • To produce technical documentation useful to the industry and the broader community

Industry collaboration

  • To work closely with industry to ensure that the research and development work undertaken remains relevant and addresses the real world problems faced by the industry and to produce innovations that make Australian industries world leaders in electrical power engineering practice
  • To provide informed and credible input to the development of national and international standards and guidelines, via Standards Australia, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and Council for Large Electric Systems (CIGRÉ)