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26
Mar
2020

Saving the world one carpool at a time

More than half the households in Canberra own two or more cars. This makes Canberrans among the heaviest vehicle users in the country. Both energy and material resources are consumed during the manufacturing process to create...

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11
Mar
2020

New record could usher in new era for solar energy

The future of solar technology is almost reality, with researchers from the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science setting a new record for the conversion of sunlight into energy. The team works on developing ‘tandem...

06
Mar
2020

2020 Natasha Linard scholarship recipient announced

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science is proud to announce the 2020 recipient of the Natasha Linard Scholarship for Women in Engineering and Technology, Elizabeth Elias, in celebration of International Women's Day. ...

06
Mar
2020

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2020

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science is proud to celebrate International Women's Day 2020. International Women's Day is held annually on 8 March to celebrate...

Image courtesy of Dr Marta Yebra

Image courtesy of Dr Marta Yebra

04
Mar
2020

Quantum leap for frog research

When amphibians call – our researchers answer! An interdisciplinary team of academics from across Canberra have created a device called the FrogPhone. The researchers come from the Australian National University (ANU), the...

Computer Science internship students Chu Tang and Yuan Chen
02
Mar
2020

Coding for the climate

The Australian National University (ANU) students have proven that computer science will play a major role in achieving renewable energy targets. Master of Computing students Chu Tang and Yuan Chen recently undertook an...

28
Feb
2020

Preparing an Emu for spaceflight

For the next rendition of how a star is born, ANU is preparing an Emu for spaceflight Shanae King builds systems that are literally out of this world – or they will be, one day. As an Instrumentation...

28
Feb
2020

Educating our educators

ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science Dean Professor Elanor Huntington today helped to launch a new national program for Australian primary school teachers:...

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24
Feb
2020

When software engineering translates to bushfire relief

College alum Flight Lieutenant Rebecca Marshall was recently featured in Air Force News. She speaks on how her time at ANU studying software engineering and language has prepared her to assist with the bushfire response....

14
Feb
2020

Students from University of Tokyo to experience ANU

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science is organising a Summer Study Tour for 19 students with engineering backgrounds from the University of Tokyo. Supported by the Research School of Electrical, Energy and Materials...

Sylvie Thiebaux with AAAI President, Yolanda Gil and AAAI Past President and Fellows Committee Chair, Subbarao Kambhampati
11
Feb
2020

Professor Sylvie Thiebaux first woman in Australia elected an AAAI Fellow

ANU researcher Professor Sylvie Thiebaux has been elected as a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). Professor Thiebaux accepted the prestigious accolade on 9 February at a ceremony in...

06
Feb
2020

College welcomes award-winning computer scientist

The College is excited to announce a new appointment to our Research School of Computer Science, as we welcome Professor Amanda Barnard FAIP FRSC.    Professor Barnard comes to the College from the Commonwealth Scientific and...

31
Jan
2020

When will we finally look clearly at facial recognition?

By Senior Fellow Ellen Broad from the 3A Institute.  Earlier this month another new dystopian-...

23
Jan
2020

AI visionary named first Engelbart Distinguished Fellow

The College's Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell has been named the world's inaugural Engelbart Distinguished Fellow by SRI International for her trailblazing work on technology, artificial intelligence and culture.    The...

Dr Marta Yebra with students at the National Youth Science forum
22
Jan
2020

National Youth Science Forum inspiring Australia’s young scientists

The Australian National University (ANU) is proud to be a University Partner for the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF), hosting students on our campus this January for their flagship 2020 Year 12 Program. The opening ceremony...

Septian Razi and his team at the 2019 GovHack
23
Dec
2019

Hacking your career

In the final year of a Bachelor of Information Technology, Septian Razi and his classmates took part in one of the world’s largest open data competitions: GovHack. He reflects on the rewarding hackathon experience,...

20
Dec
2019

Christmas bells ring in Canberra thanks to musical AI

A College researcher has combined the power of music and computer science, to create an instrument to spread Christmas joy throughout the Canberra community. Dr Charles Martin, an expert in musical AI based at The Australian...

Dr Kerry Taylor talks about the ANU Master of Applied Data Analytics
19
Dec
2019

Computer Science’s data analytics course exceeds gender parity

This article appeared originally on the Women in Big Data website, and has been altered and...

16
Dec
2019

Graduate profile: Liam Highmore

Liam Highmore has just graduated with a combined Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanics & Materials) and Bachelor of Business Administration. We asked Liam a few questions about his time at ANU and his plans for the...

16
Dec
2019

The new engineers building an AI ready world

The next-generation of engineers who will lay the foundations of a world built on artificial intelligence have had a rare chance to learn from one of the world's best - Global CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella. As part of a...

13
Dec
2019

Graduate profile: Elizabeth Cowling

Elizabeth Cowling has just graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) with a major in electronics and communication systems. We asked Elizabeth a few questions about her time at ANU and her plans for...

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