Thas Nirmalathas appointed new Director of the Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society
Professor Thas Nirmalathas of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has been appointed the Director of the University of Melbourne’s Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society (IBES).
MSE scores 7 new ARC linkage grants
The Melbourne School of Engineering has secured seven lead ARC Linkage grants and 2 non-lead grants, in the latest round of linkage grant funding announced today, attracting close to $4 million in ARC and partner organisation funding.
Melbourne entrepreneurial program ranked in top 25 in the world
The University of Melbourne’s in-house entrepreneur incubator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program, has been ranked 13th in the world by the leading Swedish-based UBI Index.
Google’s plan for internet access from the sky
From Internet access for all via a new satellite network of low-orbitting balloons, to the Internet of Things, and new plans for satellite phone connectivity and wifi, Professor Thas Nirthalamas investigates some exciting developments in next generation communications technology.
Cortera Neurotechnologies secures DARPA funding
The Melbourne Accelerator Program congratulates Cortera Neurotechnologies, alumnus of the 2013 program, on being part of a UC San Francisco-led team that has secured funding from DARPA as part of US President Barack Obama’s BRAIN Initiative.
2014 MAP Entrepreneurial Fellowships announced
Six startups have been chosen to participate in the MAP14 Startup Accelerator, as part of the 2014 Melbourne Accelerator Program.
Girton Grammar and Mater Christi College bring home the glory in The Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest
Fledgling inventors from around Victoria descended on Wilson Hall this week to show off their bizarre and brilliant contraptions as part of the Melbourne School of Engineering’s Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest.
Making green cars sustainable
The latest edition of Visions looks at options for making electric vehicles sustainable.
What now for the NBN as taxpayer investment is capped?
Professor Thas Nirmalathas, from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has written an article for The Conversation discussing the implications of recent federal budgets cuts to the NBN.
Cardiac quest: Insights from stimulating the heart’s geometry and function
Professor Edmund Crampin discusses his research into creating a computational model of the human heart with Dr Shane Huntington in the latest edition of UpClose, entitled “Cardiac quest: Insights from simulating the heart’s geometry and function”.
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