Making waves in a wind tunnel
Professor Jason Monty has built an air-sea interaction facility that will inform climate models and more.
The answers are blowing in the wind
A team of engineers led by Professor Ivan Marusic were the first in the world to predict and model the behaviour of boundary layer turbulence. Now they are trying to control it.
Making jet engines and power generation more efficient
Professor Richard Sandberg has developed a computer program to measure turbulence inside a jet engine.
Girton Grammar takes top honours in 2016 Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest
Girton Grammar has brought home the glory in this year’s Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest, with their creative contraption designed to water a plant.
Ivan Marusic Wins 2016 Stanley Corrsin Award for Fluid Dynamics Research
Professor Ivan Marusic, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has won the American Physical Society’s 2016 Stanley Corrsin Award.
Ten exciting new startups supported through the 2016 Melbourne Accelerator Program
The University of Melbourne’s Startup Accelerator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) has seen record numbers of entries and the largest ever intake into the prestigious startup program.
Applications open for joint PhD scholarships with University of Birmingham
Applications are now open for 20 Priestley Fellowships that enable PhD students to work with academics in both Birmingham and Melbourne.
Student Formula SAE team going for gold
“I came to the University of Melbourne to do physics,” Master of Mechanical Engineering student, Will Page explains “MUR Motorsports inspired me to do engineering.”
The mechanics of biology: a discussion with Professor Peter Lee
Professor Peter Lee is widely recognised for his work in biomechanics and rehabilitation engineering. “Once you understand the properties of muscles, bones and tissues you can do a lot.”
A new leg to stand on
Engineers are changing lives in the developing world with a unique project led by Professor Peter Lee bringing low-cost prosthetics to amputees.
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