Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University


Data Science and Engineering Research Unit (DSERU) is a research initiative of Charles Sturt University. It builds on the research strengths mainly within the School of Computing and Mathematics in:

  • machine learning
  • machine vision
  • cybersecurity
  • simulation and modelling
  • computational intelligence and robotics
  • data mining
  • astronomical and space sciences

Members of the Data Science and Engineering Research Unit (DSERU) have their research interest and expertise mainly in the following Fields of Research (FoR). These Fields of Research have also achieved outstanding ERA 2018 evaluation.

FoR Code

FoR Description

ERA 2018 Ranking


Physical Sciences

5 - Well above world standard


Astronomical and Space Sciences

5 - Well above world standard


Information and Computing Sciences

3 - At world standard


Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing

3 - At world standard


Library and Information Studies

4 - Above world standard

Our colleagues are also contributing heavily in a number of other emerging research areas which are shaping up very well. Some of these emerging research areas include FoR Code 0803: Computer Software (ERA 2018 Ranking of 2), FoR Code 0806: Information Systems (ERA 2018 Ranking of 2) and FoR Code 0805: Distributed Computing (ERA 2018 Ranking of 1).