Research

The School of Chemical Engineering at The University of Queensland is a leader in its field and proudly placed amongst the highest-ranking research universities in the world. 

Our research impact, excellence and reputation is well known throughout the globe; attracting leading talent, expertise and funding of the highest caliber. In the 2021 QS World University Rankings, UQ Chemical Engineering ranked 45th in the world and received the highest possible rating in the 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment in the areas of areas of materials engineering, environmental engineering, nanotechnology, environmental and industrial biotechnology.

Our capabilities

We are responding to our changing environment, industry, government and societal needs with targeted capability that will build a brighter future for us all.