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08
Jul
2020

Owners of electric vehicles to be paid to plug into the grid to help avoid blackouts

By Dr Bjorn Sturmburg Electric vehicles can help keep the air clean in our cities – as ...

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08
Jul
2020

Electric vehicle fleets set to be on-call to backup the grid

A team from The Australian National University (ANU) College of Engineering and Compputer Science will lead research into how electric vehicles (EVs) can support our energy grids. The EVs will act to prevent blackouts and the...

01
Jul
2020

Massive investment in cyber policy a welcome move, says ANU expert

One of Australia's leading cyber experts, Professor Lesley Seebeck, has welcomed the Government's largest ever investment in cyber security. The Government has announced $1.35 billion over the next decade as part of the Cyber...

Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell and Professor Elanor Huntington
16
Jun
2020

College leaders selected for international AI taskforce

Two leading experts from The Australian National University (ANU) have been nominated for an international taskforce to build an ethical framework on artificial intelligence (AI).

12
Jun
2020

Japanese students experience engineering at ANU

Over four weeks in February, we welcomed 19 students from the University of Tokyo, Japan, who enjoyed a typical The Australian National University (ANU) student experience. The group of engineering students visited as part of the...

22
May
2020

Taking charge: Deputy Dean announced as Fellow in electrochemistry

The Australian National University (ANU) engineer Professor Nick Birbilis has been named a Fellow of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of electrochemistry...

21
May
2020

Ready to respawn: alumni launch new game

Smash hit smartphone games like Pokemon Go, Candy Crush, Angry Birds, and Fortnite have taken the world by storm. It’s no surprise that mobile games account for 43% of smartphone use. Two alumni from the ANU College of...

20
May
2020

New affiliation reaffirms university’s commitment to diversity

We are proud to announce that The Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Computer Science has been named an affiliate school of the ...

Build your own CECS robot
15
May
2020

Build your own CECS robot

Running out of things to do in isolation? Why not build a robot! The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science has been busy thinking of ways that we can virtually connect with the community during this time.   We...

16
Apr
2020

Tropical beaches to tutorials: how a scholarship can be the ticket to higher education

Though she didn’t know it at the time, Sarah’s interest in engineering began as a child. She had a love of science, exploring ideas, and making structures and inventions in the backyard. After discovering what engineering was...

09
Apr
2020

Finding certainty in uncertain times

The first few months of 2020 have been unsettling. New uncertainties seem to arrive on a daily basis. Smoke from nearby bushfires, a freak hailstorm, and increased fire danger made life in Canberra unusual and dangerous. This...

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...

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...

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