You will join an active research community and work with academics, peers and partner organisations who have demonstrated research success in a range of specialities, including:
- alternative energy technologies (e.g. solar cells)
- applied heat and mass transfer
- conservation and renewable energy (CARE)
- combustion and fuels
- computational engineering (including CAD, FEA, CFD)
- dynamics and control and noise vibration harshness engine and supercharger technologies
- industrial and vehicle
- sports engineering
- vehicle design and crashworthiness
- virtual engineering and design.
- additive manufacturing
- computer-integrated manufacturing
- design for manufacturing
- forming and machining technology
- high-speed automation
- polymeric and composite product development
- quality management in manufacturing
- robotics, laser technology.
Use your advanced engineering skills to contribute to our applied industry focused mechanical and manufacturing research projects.
RMIT’s experienced engineering researchers have achieved significant successes across application areas and industry sectors.
Through collaboration with our own institutes and centres we produce creative solutions to existing and emerging industry-applicable engineering problems.
Research is supported by state of the art facilities, including the Advanced Manufacturing Precinct.
RMIT researchers deliver high-impact and influential outcomes. RMIT is also ranked in the top 150 universities in the world for the fields of aerospace and mechanical engineering (2019 QS World University rankings).
Research centres and collaborations
There are active collaborations with other national and international institutes, centres, groups and partners, including:
- Advanced Manufacturing CRC
- Centre for Additive Manufacturing
- Centre for Innovative Structures and Materials (CISM)
- CRC for Advanced Automotive Technologies
- CRC for Advanced Composite Structures
- Defence Materials Technology Centre