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Swinburne University of Technology

John Street, Hawthorn, Victoria 3122

Legal Name: Swinburne University of Technology

ABN: 13 628 586 699

Tel: +61 3 9214 8000


Primary Contact

James Davern,Business Development Manager

Tel: +61 3 9214 5374

Mobile: +61 (0) 475 751 074


  • Quantum technology: computing; measurement and sensors; communications and information networks
  • Cybersecurity: cross-layer key management; multi-factor authentication; cloud security; adaptive cyber defence
  • AI: agent-agent intelligent negotiation for collaborative learning, adaptive logistics and resource optimisation
  • Development and integration of advanced IoT devices and robots, including real-time data analysis
  • Data to Decisions: data collection, preparation and curation, analytics, visualisation for machine learning
  • Advanced materials and manufacturing processes for armour / hardening applications
  • Photonics laser laboratories; graphene hybrid manufacture; and nano-fabrication
  • Industry 4.0 demonstration factory (scale) with design, visualisation, and additive manufacturing capabilities


  • Ability to assemble multi-disciplinary team of globally recognised experts in short time period
  • Proven excellent performance with Defence projects
  • Culture of active engagement with Defence and the Defence Industry to meet challenges
  • Both higher education and vocational / TAFE education and training capabilities to meet entire span of workforce
  • Nation leading Industry 4.0 research and education capabilities (Siemens Test Lab)
  • Experience in combined data analytics, AI, IoT and cybersecurity research teams for whole-of-systems outcomes

Key Partners

  • BAE Systems Australia
  • Boeing Defence Australia
  • Siemens Australia
  • McTaggart Scott

Key Customers

  • Australian Department of Defence
  • US Department of Defence
  • Australian Defence Primes
  • Australian Defence Industry SMEs

Quality Approvals & Awards

  • Top 2.1%, THE World University Rankings 2017
  • Top 2.2%, QS World University Rankings 2017
  • Top 2%, Academic Ranking of World Universities
  • Top 300 in Physical Sciences - THE