Generous gift fires up engineering innovation in healthcare
A $5 million donation to the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Neural Engineering (CfNE) will provide critical funds to advance links between life sciences, engineering and physical sciences and drive the next wave of medical breakthroughs in Australia.
Measuring environmental benefits of the Murray Darling Basin Plan
Dr Angus Webb, from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering at the University of Melbourne, is leading a multi-disciplinary consortium that is undertaking monitoring and evaluation of the effects of environmental water delivered under the Basin Plan to the Goulburn River in northern Victoria.
2014 Wrap Up: Alumni and Industry Events
We have been delighted to have met with several hundred of our alumni and friends throughout the year, through various events and programs designed to engage with our community.
IEEE honours MSE Electrical Engineering research
Professors Michael Cantoni, Iven Mareels and Erik Weyer from the Melbourne School of Engineering have received recognition for their development of irrigation and water management techniques at the recent IEEE Conference. Professor Girish Nair was also honoured, for his recent journal paper on nonstochastic information theory..
Industry Based Learning Program with Australia’s best students
Over a dozen students have commenced summer vacation industry placements with host employers as part of the Melbourne School of Engineering’s new Industry Based Learning program.
Alumnus receives top honour from Engineers Australia
Prominent Melbourne School of Engineering alumnus, Dr Maxwell Lay, has been presented with Engineers Australia’s most prestigious award, The 2014 Peter Nicol Russell Memorial Medal for Career Achievement Award in Engineering.
Leading polymer researcher tells the story of the plastic banknote in new book
Prime Minister’s Prize winning researcher and Honorary Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Professor David Solomon has launched a book outlining the development of Australia’s revolutionary plastic banknotes.
MAP startup teams bound for Silicon Valley
The University of Melbourne’s in-house entrepreneur accelerator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program, (MAP) is headed to Silicon Valley.
Mechanical Engineering students honoured with Orica Design Prize
Three Mechanical Engineering students are the joint winners of the Orica Design Prize, recognising their outstanding project work undertaken as part of Mechanical Engineering design subjects during 2014.
Melbourne’s Tin Alley Beta awarded Australia’s Most Outstanding Internship Program
An IT internship program launched by the Melbourne School of Information (MSI) has been honoured as Australia’s Most Outstanding Internship Program.
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