Drone fleet, algorithms to help limit future bushfires

The ANU-Optus Bushfire Research Centre of Excellence is designing a system that will pinpoint lighting strikes and dispatch drones to investigate possible bushfires.

Welcome to the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

At the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science, you will be studying at Australia’s leading university – with a community of innovative students, teachers and researchers who are finding solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.

Our activity clusters

Our College has an ambitious agenda to reimagine the role of engineering and computing. We have transformed into three schools and a professional services team, with distinct academic and strategic clusters.

School of Cybernetics


Autonomy, Agency, and Assurance (3A) Institute




School of Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Environmental Engineering


Professional Services Group





College news and events

Read about the latest initiatives, ground-breaking research and outstanding individuals within the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Attend an upcoming event or seminar and take part in the many opportunities available at the College. 

Latest news

Upcoming events

Student highlights

Divyam »

Divyam Pahuja was faced with a life-changing decision to make: stay in India where his family, friends are and in his home country, or, travel...

Humanitarian engineering was her doorway, now it is the key »

“Engineering is not just putting up bridges or wiring circuits,” explained Louise Bardwell after teaching a hands-on engineering workshop for high

Louise Bardwell with her parents, Susie and Alan, on graduation day, 15 July, 2022.



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