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Kinova Inc robot run by software Hanna Kurniawati worked on
23
Jul
2021

Better behaving bots

ANU researcher Hanna Kurniawati is helping robots problem solve and care. Her work has not just shaped how AI works every day; it's been recognised with a major global prize. George Booth reports.   Today'...

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STEM guest lecture series
23
Jul
2021

STEM masterclasses on demand

Our STEM guest lecture series features an all-star line-up of ANU experts to shine a light on the global issues defining our future. Learn about the bright future of renewable energy; how to solve genome puzzles; emerging tech and Industry...

The Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Lab tests new tech like electric vehicles and how they work across the energy grid
13
Jul
2021

Lab launch gives new energy to our renewables future

A new lab that will help build a greener and climate change resilient electricity grid has been officially opened at The Australian National University (ANU). Opened today by ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr, the Distributed Energy...

Celebrate our CECS graduates July 2021
09
Jul
2021

Congratulations class of 2021

Document how you spend Graduation Day for your chance to win. We're celebrating with a crowdsourced video starring YOU: our July 2021 CECS graduates.

Associate Professor John Pye
02
Jul
2021

ANU at core of steeling industry for a cleaner future

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) are at the core of a national program to transition Australia's industrial sector to producing resources such as steel and other heavy metals via zero net carbon emissions hydrogen...

Dean's awards for professional staff
30
Jun
2021

Nominations for the Dean's awards for professional staff

At the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS), our professional staff members and teams perform an important role in delivering the College priorities to students, academics, the ANU, and each other. While operating to a...

Dr Catherine Galvin
23
Jun
2021

International Women in Engineering Day: Dr Catherine Galvin

An accomplished martial artist, Dr Catherine Galvin knows better than most the toll physical activity can take on a body’s joints — particularly the knees. She’s using her engineering knowledge to help people stay active for longer.

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Nandi Wu
17
Jun
2021

Alumni profile: Nandi Wu pilots NASA technology back to earth

University brought her to the nexus of technology, education, and entrepreneurship — Nandi Wu did the rest.

Engineering and Computer Science: Remote teaching and student experience awards
04
Jun
2021

Remote teaching and student experience awards 2021

We are pleased to announce the 2021 individuals and teams that have received a CECS Remote teaching and student experience award for building a strong community aligned with our College strategic intent

Credit: Western Power
01
Jun
2021

Powering ahead with community batteries

Community-scale batteries are already achievable in Australia, will complement existing household batteries and will allow more solar energy to be stored in our suburbs, analysis from The Australian National University (ANU) shows.   ...

Francilia Gomes DREAMS team tutor with Chia-Fu Hsu
28
May
2021

Student innovators pitch industry leaders at ANU technology showcase

A platform for virtual stargazing, a system for wildlife tracking, a tool for farmland management, and a scheduling app for service providers took centre stage at the ANU technology showcase on 25 May. Meet the four teams who presented...

International Girls in ICT Day 2021
22
Apr
2021

Celebrating International Girls in ICT Day 2021

The Australian National University (ANU) is proud to celebrate International Girls in ICT Day 2021 (#GirlsinICT). While girls across the world tend to outperform boys in reading and writing skills, they continue to be under-...

Australian Space Discovery Centre
06
Apr
2021

Explore the Australian Space Discovery Centre

The new Australian Space Discovery Centre features exhibitions about space based on The Australian National University (ANU) research.

What will engineering look like in 2050 panel
26
Mar
2021

30 years of ANU engineering: what will the next 30 look like?

2020 marked 30 years of the Bachelor of Engineering program at ANU. To celebrate, we welcomed a panel of experts to reflect on the past 30 years and look ahead to what the discipline will look like in 2050.

Pexels sun
26
Mar
2021

New tech a curtain raiser for cheap clean solar energy

Technology that stores clean energy by heating particles with captured sunlight is cost-effective and reliable, modelling from The Australian National University (ANU) shows.   The ANU research team examined solar thermal...

COMP2300 meme
25
Mar
2021

Respectful learning memes

Memes in teaching? College educator Dr Ben Swift writes about harnessing students as content creators in computer science.      A few years ago I re-wrote one of our core ...

Wind farm. Credit: Russell Smith, Flickr
18
Mar
2021

Net zero by 2050 only possible if renewables ramp up: expert

Australia will not achieve net zero emissions until well after 2050 at the rate emissions are declining, experts from The Australian National University (ANU) warn...

DyRET robot. Tønnes Nygaard, author provided
17
Mar
2021

Shape-shifting robots in the wild

Imagine running on a cement footpath, and then suddenly through dry sand. Just to keep upright, you would have to slow down and change the way you run. In the same way, a walking robot would have to change its gait to handle different...

03
Mar
2021

INSIGHT OUT: the collaborative project bringing current research to life through art

INSIGHT OUT is a collaborative project bringing current research to life through art. ANU visual arts students have been paired with College researchers to convey their work to the public in the form of physical artwork.

Marta Yebra
19
Feb
2021

Fighting future fires

More severe bushfire seasons are coming. How data will help manage the fires better

CLT
12
Feb
2021

Care and creativity: teaching in 2021

On Friday, 5 February more than 40 ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) conveners and education staff attended the Teaching and Learning Workshop. The ANU Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) team facilitated...

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