Sustainability is at the core of our philosophy and our researchers are developing the technologies to revolutionise energy use and usher in the circular economy. These research areas include:
In 2015 the new home of the School of Materials Science and Engineering was created in the Hilmer Building. This new building features a range of sustainable design features including louvres which orient in accordance to the direction of the sun and glazing and insulation which reduce the need for air conditioning.
You can find out more about the ground breaking sustainability record of UNSW, including our divestment from fossil fuels and and 100% renewable energy powered operations at our UNSW Sustainability.