About us

The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering

The Academy is an independent thinktank that helps Australians understand and use technology to solve complex problems.

We bring together Australia’s leading experts in technology, engineering and science to provide impartial, practical and evidence-based advice on how to achieve sustainable solutions and advance prosperity.

We champion STEM excellence and contribute robust and practical thinking to Australia’s big debates. Like you, we’re curious about the world and want to create a better future.

The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering is made up of some of Australia’s leading thinkers in technology and engineering.

We apply technology, engineering and science expertise to solve the big issues facing our nation in a fast-changing world.

We are a Learned Academy made up of almost 900 Fellows elected by their peers.

The Academy operates as an independent, non-government, not-for-profit organisation. It’s also a registered charity with deductible gift recipient status and a registered company that’s limited by guarantee.

Our brandmark is Applied. Our company name is the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

Our ABN is 58 008 520 394.