UNSW topped five out of seven engineering research categories for Australia in the 2016 Shanghai Rankings.
In energy science, UNSW's best ranked category, it tied for 14th position in the world. It achieved 40th in civil engineering.
In electrical engineering, materials engineering, and mechanical engineering, UNSW featured in the top 100 in the world.
In country terms, eight Australian universities featured in the top 100 in environmental science and engineering, while four were present in both energy science and materials engineering rankings.
View the rankings online.