My students and I are designing parts of aircrafts and developing high-resistance carbon fibre and aluminium composite laminates for airplanes and satellites."

Dr Ahmed Thabet

Senior lecturer and researcher, Faculty of Science and Engineering

Male mechanical engineering student in lab using engineering research equipment

Engineering & IT research

Browse through our current engineering and IT research projects and find out more about our passion for research while fostering yours. If you’re looking for a project to get involved in or learn more about simply contact the staff member working on that project.

Researcher looking at a flask of green liquid

Marine Science research

Our focus on the future is evident through our marine science research projects. Got an interest in marine science? Look through the variety of projects our team are working on to see what you could be involved in.

Professor Ed Burton working in lab with soil samples

Earth Science research

Dig up the dirt on our Earth Science research projects. It has never been more crucial to invest in research in this field. Southern Cross University is a world leader in Earth Sciences and we’re keen to further the understanding of the natural world.