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Underpinned by world-leading research and a vibrant environment, the School of Mechanical Engineering will equip you to push technological boundaries and have a profound impact on the world.

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Encouraging and supporting life-long learning, our broad curriculum will prepare you for a rewarding career in mechanical engineering through proven theory and hands-on experience. We offer a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees.

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Our research

We are committed to research excellence and offer a wide range of expertise across mechanical engineering. Our innovations have had numerous real-world impacts—from developing the fuel and combustion system used in the Sydney Olympic Torch, to designing low-drag helmets.

Our Research

Student support

Are you a current student? Our Ask ECMS team is available for any questions you have regarding your degree—from enrolment and practical experience, to degree checks and credit transfers. You can also access online resources, including study plans and forms.

Student Support

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Do you need to contact the School of Mechanical Engineering? If your question relates to a specific matter, you can contact the relevant School of Mechanical Engineering staff member directly.

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Will you be joining us from overseas?

Studying at the University of Adelaide, continuously ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide, will challenge and inspire you. We're a member of Australia's Group of Eight (Go8), made up of the country's best universities.

The University's beautiful campus features traditional sandstone buildings, open spaces and cutting-edge facilities. Located in the multicultural city of Adelaide, South Australia; it is close to accommodation, shops, entertainment and attractions.

The School of Mechanical Engineering offers a range of world-class programs. Find out more about study options, entry requirements, how to apply and life in Adelaide.

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News

4

Nov

Ingenuity 2019 - congratulations to our winners

This week we saw a vibrant and impressive display of our student projects at Ingenuity 2019. Filling the exhibition halls of the Adelaide Convention Centre we welcomed over 5000 attendees, from school students to members of industry. 

23

Oct

Job opportunity: Manufacturing Test Engineer (Graduate)

The successful graduate will work with the design team and be responsible for developing, implementing and supporting both software and hardware to confirm that product in manufacturing meets specification. Applications close 1 November.

23

Oct

Job opportunity: Capgemini Graduate Program 2020

Global business organisation Capgemini are seeking computer science and engineering students for graduate roles commencing in February 2020, applications close 1 November.

23

Oct

Job opportunity: Myriota Graduate Program 2020

Launch your space career in February 2020 as a graduate based in Adelaide’s innovation neighbourhood Lot Fourteen. Roles in Electronic/ Electrical Engineering, Aerospace, Embedded Software/Firmware, Computer Science, Telecommunications and more. Applications close 1 November.

16

Oct

Primary Industries AgTech PhD Scholarship

The Primary Industries AgTech PhD Scholarship at The University of Adelaide is funded by Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) to support a full time PhD student who is undertaking research in a topic that will aid or improve primary industry production or profitability through the application of technology - applications close 20 November.

27

Sep

ECMS researchers recognised by The Australian

Congratulations to our ECMS researchers who have been named in The Australian, on the Early Achievers Leaderboard and the Lifetime Achievement Leaderboard: Stars of Research.

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Events

25

Nov

Massive Small Manufacturing + Humanitarian Making in the Field

25 November: Come along to this FREE event and find out how open and digital production technologies are transforming manufacturing, with a special focus on how local production and circular economy approaches are being deployed in humanitarian responses to disasters.

7

Dec

VEX Robotics National Tournament

7-8 December: The 2019 Australian VEX Robotics Competition Nationals will be taking place here in Adelaide, marking the culmination of the efforts of teams from all over Australia.

10

Feb

Summer School 2020: Artificial Intelligence applications in power systems

10-13 February: The Adelaide Power Systems Summer School (APSSS) 2020 has gathered prominent scientists from around the globe to teach the applications of various artificial intelligence techniques in power systems and smart grids engineering - expressions of interest close 10 November.

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