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:

  • 243rd in the world – QS World University Rankings 2015/2016
  • 298th in the world – Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013/2014
  • 352nd in the world – Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2013
  • 314th in the world for research quality – 2014 Leiden Ranking

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

  • 22nd in the world – QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2014
  • 33rd in the world – Times Higher Education Top 100 Under 50 Rankings 2014

Globally rated a five-star university:

  • 5 Star rating – QS World University Rankings 2012/2013

For the fourteenth year in a row, the Good Universities Guide (2014) awarded UOW five stars in:

  • Getting a job
  • Graduate starting salaries
  • Positive graduate outcomes

Top 100 in the world for global graduates:

  • 6th year in a row that employers have ranked our graduates in the top 100 universities in the world – QS World University Rankings Graduate Employers Survey 2013

Top tier rankings in every discipline:

  • Top tier rankings in every discipline category – Australian Government’s Learning and Teaching Performance Fund 2008
CPEE Prospectus

CPEE Prospectus