• Prue Gildea
  1. Associate Professor Andrew Zalesky named one of Australia’s 30 most innovative by Engineers Australia

    Andrew Zalesky standing next to MRI
    Engineers Australia magazine, Create, recognised two Melbourne School of Engineering academics amongst the top 30 most innovative. Here, Associate Professor Andrew Zalesky reflects upon this honour.


  2. A 35 year career in IT sees rapid change; Dr Rod Dilnutt made Fellow of the British Computer Society

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    In a world where processing involved pens, paper and time, Dr Rod Dilnutt’s work with computers was an exciting and innovative new approach; a sign of progresses to be made.


  3. Seemingly random seizures not so random

    X-ray of head in front of stylised neuron
    What do earthquakes, financial market crashes, wars and epileptic seizures all have in common?


  4. A year of success for AIMES – 2018 in review

    2018 has been a year of progress for the Australian Integrated Multimodal EcoSystem (AIMES), a world-first living laboratory incubated at the University of Melbourne.


  5. Engineering our future

    The immense environmental, social and economic value that engineering and allied areas bring to the state are highlighted in the recently released Victorian State of Engineering Report.


  6. Giving a dam: University of Melbourne researchers appointed to Murray Darling Basin advisory committee

    The Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has announced the appointment of seven distinguished Australian scientists and engineers to the independent body that helps guide the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.


  7. 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.


  8. ARC grant helps biomedical engineers develop algorithms to restore sight

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    A Biomedical Engineering research group was recently awarded a linkage grant from the Australian Research Council.


  9. Sperm separation to improve IVF success rate

    3D illustration of sperm going for the egg
    Two University of Melbourne Engineering alumni are giving hope to those planning families; designing a new technique to effectively isolate the best quality sperm.


  10. How could soybeans help heal diabetic ulcers?

    Soy bean plants at sunrise
    A one-year grant from the Ohio Soybean Council is helping two talented University of Melbourne researchers make better use of a soybean by-product, potentially providing higher revenue for farmers.