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About Us

The HIT Lab Australia (HIT Lab) is a specialist human interface technology teaching and research centre within Discipline of ICT, School of Technology, Environments and Design, University of Tasmania. 

A primary objective of HIT Lab is to serve as an economic engine for Tasmania, and Australia as a whole, by tapping the enormous talent at UTAS and working on projects that empower people by building advanced interface technology that unlocks and links minds.

HIT Lab offers of human interface technology units in the Bachelor of ICT; post-graduate coursework, honours and research higher degree programs. We partner with local, national and international business and industry in the research and development of projects with strong commercial potential. Locally within the University of Tasmania we are exploring the development of research and teaching collaborations across a range of disciplines including Architecture, Visual & Performing Arts, Nursing and Health Science, Engineering, and with the Australian Maritime College.