The rise of artificial intelligence
Professor Tim Baldwin, from the Department of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne, said that even though there is a bit of hype surrounding artificial intelligence, researchers have come a long way.
Crossing disciplines to cross paths
In November 2013, Chemical Engineering PhD candidate Joseph Richardson went to East Timor, to teach breakdancing, digital music and documentation skills to young people, as part of his 2013 Vice-Chancellor’s Engagement Award.
Exciting research opportunities announced
The Melbourne School of Engineering has been involved with two successful bids for ARC Centres of Excellence, the ARC Centre of Excellence in Convergent Bio-Nano Science and Technology and the ARC Centre for Excellence for Integrative Brain Function.
Apple acquires Snappy Cam smartphone app
Apple has acquired the Snappy Cam smartphone app created by electrical engineering alumnus John Papandriopoulos.
Alumna Anne Hellstedt is EA’s Victorian Professional Engineer of the Year
Dr Anne Hellstedt, Melbourne School of Engineering alumna and member of the Mechanical Engineering Industry Advisory Group, has been named as Engineers Australia’s Victorian Professional Engineer of the Year for 2012.
Hector Malano discusses the Murray Darling Basin for Sky News
The Federal Government has this week announced new changes to the Murray Darling Basin Plan. Professor Hector Malano from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering discussed the changes for Sky News.
Stan Skafidas and Doreen Thomas elected as ATSE Fellows
Professor Stan Skafidas from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Professor Doreen Thomas, Head of Mechanical Engineering, have been elected as Fellows to the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE).
Christine Satchell discusses Reddit for The Age
Dr Christine Satchell from the Department of Computing and Information Systems was interviewed by The Age, discussing social news and networking site Reddit.
Chris Hale in The Age: Rail stations need major investment
Dr Chris Hale from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering was featured on page 3 of The Age yesterday, calling for an overhaul of Melbourne’s rail stations, which he said are well behind world standards.
University archives receive Michell papers
In the 150th year of Engineering at the University of Melbourne, the University Archives has received a significant donation of papers relating to one of the School’s most distinguished graduates, AGM Michell.
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