Together with the Joint Graduate School (JGS) which plays a significant role in teaching, the Joint Research Institute (JRI) contributes to Monash-SEU partnership in terms of research. Currently, it has five research centres with over 130 Monash academic and research staff and approximately same number of academic and research staff from SEU. The five research centres are:

Future Cities

  • Transportation system

  • Water Technology and Management (Incl: water sensitive/sponge cities)

  • Construction engineering

  • Architecture and urban design

  • Others (Internet of things, Smart infrastructure)

Energy and Environment

  • Chemical/process engineering

  • Water treatment/green chemistry

  • Power engineering and thermal physics

  • Process modelling and optimization

  • Others (Sustainability, Energy analytics)

Advanced Materials and Manufacturing

  • Nanotechnology

  • Biotechnology

  • Functional nanomaterials

  • 3D Printing Technology

  • Others (Mechanical or Industrial design, Instrumentation)

Advanced Computation in Science and Engineering

  • Simulation and Modelling (in engineering)

  • Bioinformatics

  • Engineering Technology for Intelligent Health Management System

  • Information Technology

  • Data Science (Big Data)

  • Others (Cloud computation)

Life (Medical/Bio) Science

  • Biotechnology

  • Bioinformatics

  • Intelligent Health Management

  • Others