AIMES world-first transport technology trial completed in Carlton
In a significant milestone for the Australian Integrated Multimodal EcoSystem (AIMES) project, a world-first trial of connected transport technology took place in Carlton on 11 July 2018.
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Smart sensors provide low-cost solution to monitor air quality
An environmental focus of the Australian Integrated Multimodal Ecosystem (AIMES*), has seen a new range of “smart” environmental sensors in place in central Melbourne.
Remote drone surveillance maps horticulture crop health
Drones carrying high-resolution multi-spectral, hyper-spectral and thermal cameras are being used to develop monitoring systems to help growers assess the health of their crops.
Self-driving bus takes first tour of University of Melbourne campus
The University of Melbourne launched its own autonomous mini shuttle bus today to assist in integrated transport solution research and make transport safer.
Researchers help spot fake news on Twitter
As society turns to social media as their main information source, researchers from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering have found a way to help determine the truth from the lies on Twitter.
AIMES project takes out national transport research award
The world-first transport test-bed project led by Professor Majid Sarvi from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering has won this year’s Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Australia National Research Award.
Debating Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths a hit for girls
A team of six girls from Clifton Hill Primary School has shown off their debating skills, taking home state bragging rights at the Primary School Statewide Tournament, held at the University of Melbourne.
MSE hosts successful workshop on recycled materials for civil engineering
Academics from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering hosted a successful workshop discussing using sustainable and recycled materials in civil engineering projects.
Melbourne to lead new research network to address the Asia-Pacific housing crisis
Engineers from the University of Melbourne will lead a new international research network to address the housing crisis in the Asia-Pacific region through the development of affordable and sustainable housing solutions.
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