Public Lecture: Keeping the green lights on – Professor Pierluigi Mancarella
Can renewable energy meet our environmental responsibilities and still be affordable and secure? Join Professor Pierluigi Mancarella in this free public lecture.
University of Melbourne moves up to 32 in Times Higher Education rankings
The University of Melbourne has climbed to 32nd in the world, and number 1 in Australia according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. The latest news sees the University of Melbourne moving up from its ranking of 33 in 2016.
Professor Iven Mareels wins Control Engineering Textbook Prize
Dean of the Melbourne School of Engineering, Professor Iven Mareels has won the the 2017 Harold Chestnut Control Engineering Textbook Prize.
Australians left to monitor their own NBN broadband speeds
How do consumers know if they will be getting the high-speed NBN connection they were promised? Professor Thas Nirmalathas discusses.
Associate Professor Peter Dower wins Best SICON Paper Prize
Associate Professor Peter Dower from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering will receive the 2017 SIAG/CST Best SICON Paper Prize.
Nitero acquired by leading technology multinational
Nitero, the technology company co-founded by Professor Stan Skafidas from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has been acquired by global technology giant Advanced Micro Devices, with Professor Skafidas set to head up AMD’s operations in Australia.
Inflight Wi-Fi highlights challenges of satellite broadband delivery on land and in the sky
Inflight internet services will use the same satellites that deliver broadband to remote Australia. What will the demand on this service mean for internet customers on land and in the air? The Conversation
Melbourne welcomes support for Bionic Vision Technologies
The University of Melbourne has welcomed today’s announcement of a new $18 million (USD) investment in Bionic Vision Technologies (BVT), the commercialisation company of the former Bionic Vision Australia (BVA).
Irrigation network automation improves efficiency and water productivity
Enhanced by Australian innovations, several large-scale gravity-fed irrigation networks are now delivering water to farms more efficiently, leading to improved productivity of limited water resources.
Australians could get faster broadband with more kerbside NBN connections
The latest complaints about the National Broadband Network (NBN), including concerns about slow download speeds and frequent dropouts, show that all is not well with the NBN. The Conversation
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