Facilities and equipment
At Swinburne, we support innovative, cutting-edge research through our research equipment and facilities. This, alongside our partnerships with industry, government, other research organisations and universities has led to world-first research capability that is directly benefiting the local and global community.
Our research ecosystem includes cutting edge facilities and equipment that can be used by partners to find innovative solutions to their real-world problems.
ANFF-VIC Biointerface Engineering Hub
The ANFF-Vic Biointerface Engineering Hub at Swinburne focuses on synthetic and biological components to create materials and surfaces with new properties.
Our Nano Lab is the first lab in the world to combine two complementary techniques that enable both 2D and 3D fabrication and modification of nanoparticles.
Smart Structures LaboratoryThe Smart Structures Laboratory here at Swinburne paves the way for the next generation of structures and thoroughly tested construction materials.
The Solar Facility here at Swinburne is a dynamic collaboration between university and industry and is driving improvements in the efficiency and affordability of solar technology.
Our Neuroimaging facility supports cutting-edge research into the brain and its disorders. We’re the international field leaders and boast Australia’s fastest human brain imaging system.
Swinburne Supercomputing OzSTAR Facility
Our OzSTAR supercomputing facility here at Swinburne has proven to be an excellent research tool in areas of astronomy ranging from simulations of structure formation in the universe to the processing of data collected from telescopes.
W. M. Keck ObservatorySwinburne has access to the world's largest and most productive telescopes — the Keck telescopes in Hawaii. Explore this facility and discover the work we do here.
Explore our engineering facilities and equipment
3D Laser Fabrication Laboratories
Digital Construction Laboratory
Energy Transformation Laboratory
High Temperature Processing Facility
Impact Engineering Laboratory and Facilities
Microanalytical and Microfabrication Facility
Swinburne’s Aviation Simulators
Ultrafast Laser Labs
Explore our health facilities and equipment
Explore our information technology facilities and equipment
Our $200m commitment to world-class research
Our world-class research facilities and equipment are housed across two of our most architecturally striking centres located at our Hawthorn campus — the Advanced Manufacturing Design Centre (AMDC) and the Advanced Technologies Centre (ATC). Both have a 5-star green star rating by the Green Building Council of Australia.
Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre
The Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre (AMDC) is a state-of-the-art facility that gives researchers and students the opportunity to use the latest manufacturing and design techniques and technologies.
Advanced Technologies Centre
The Advanced Technology Centre (ATC) is our front door, showcasing leading-edge research facilities and teaching spaces, as well as architectural design and sustainability.
Research platforms and initiatives
Platforms and initiatives
Swinburne has a number of strategic platforms and research initiatives that are designed to help partners find innovative solutions to their real-world problems.
Research institutesSwinburne's research institutes drive multidisciplinary collaboration, linking researchers with industry, business and community to maximise research impact.
Contact the Swinburne Research team
Whatever your query, please contact the research team on +61 3 9214 4859 or via firstname.lastname@example.org.