Damayanthi Herath to attend prestigious women in tech conference
Engineering PhD candidate Damayanthi Herath has secured a scholarship from the Anita Borg Institute (ABI) to attend the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.
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.
Why and how businesses should protect against data breaches from within
To protect both themselves and their customers, companies need to secure their data. By Craig Horne, Strategic Information Security Consultant and PhD researcher in the School of Computing and Information Systems
Unique water tank allows scientists to replicate rogue ocean waves
An international team of scientists have demonstrated how ocean winds can generate spontaneous rogue waves. This is the first step to predicting the potentially dangerous phenomena.
Product and processing improvements add value to dairy supply chain
The stretch of mozzarella, the spread of cream cheese and a longer shelf life for products such as yoghurt are among the improvements Associate Professor Sally Gras is bringing to the Australian dairy industry as it competes for market share on the world stage.
Pushing sludge: flushing waste out of wastewater treatment processes
Better sludge disposal could significantly reduce the cost of wastewater treatment.
Rehabilitation robotics helps restore movement
Combining mechanical engineering with the mechanics of human movement, researchers at the University of Melbourne are working to help restore mobility to people who have suffered a brain injury.
One in three Australians report health problems from fragranced consumer products
A University of Melbourne engineering researcher has found that one-third of Australians report health problems — ranging from migraine headaches to asthma attacks — when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning products, laundry supplies, and personal care products.
Dean’s Public Lecture: Hidden Hazards – Common Consumer Products and Indoor Environments
Professor Anne Steinemann will deliver a Dean’s Lecture about the hazards of indoor air pollutants lurking in everyday household products on Tuesday March 28, at 6.30pm, Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre.
Bolt innovation to improve infrastructure strength and resilience
A major research collaboration based around new uses for the Australian-designed ONESIDE™ bolt is aimed at creating more cost-efficient and resilient building systems.
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