Faculty of Science and Engineering

Faculty of Science and Engineering

The Faculty of Science and Engineering consists of nine academic departments, the newly formed School of Engineering and the faculty's associated research centres. 

You'll find our staff are passionate and engaged, and dedicated to the advancement of science and engineering in the 21st century.


We're committed to excellence in our research, teaching, innovation and engagement in science and engineering. Our vision is to make significant and valuable contributions in these areas as we address the opportunities and challenges of our time.


Our purpose is to:

  • create and sustain an outstanding, supportive and ethical environment where our students, staff and partners can learn, grow and achieve their aspirations
  • conduct research that has a significant impact on scientific knowledge and on the wellbeing and prosperity of individuals and societies
  • act as a catalyst to drive scientific and technological creativity, innovation and effective partnerships
  • promote and communicate the benefits of science and scientific methodologies
  • provide an enriched student learning experience through scholarship and engagement to enhance employability.

Executive Dean - Faculty of Science and Engineering

Professor Barbara Messerle
T: +61 (0)2 9850 9101
F: +61 (0)2 9850 9502
E: fse.execdean@mq.edu.au
Location: E6A 242, Level 2
Macquarie University, NSW 2109 (map)
Messerle Research Group Website

Executive team - Faculty of Science and Engineering

Professor Bernard Mans (OSP)Deputy Executive Dean
Professor David CouttsAssociate Dean, Research
Associate Professor Tracy RushmerAssociate Dean, Higher Degree Research
 Associate Dean, Industry and Corporate Engagement
Associate Professor James DownesAssociate Dean, Learning and Teaching
Associate Professor Michael HitchensAssociate Dean, Quality and Standards
Professor Richard de GrijsAssociate Dean, Global Engagement
Dr Emma BowenFaculty General Manager
Ms Karen JonesExecutive Assistant to Executive Dean
Ms Nanette BertoldoAdministration Assistant

Contact us

T: 02 9850 6000

Building E6A, Second Floor
Macquarie University, Herring Road
North Ryde, Sydney, Australia 2109

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