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10
Dec
2019

Five degrees of separation

Jeremy Smith isn’t your typical graduate. For most, a single degree from a national institution such as the Australian National University (ANU) is a huge achievement. However, Jeremy has gone above and beyond. He has dedicated...

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Skaidrite Darius receives an honorary doctorate from the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science.
05
Dec
2019

Gender no barrier

This graduation season, we are proud to announce that Skaidrite Darius has received an honorary doctorate from the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science. Skaidrite was the first woman employed to develop and manage the...

02
Dec
2019

Satya Nadella, Global CEO of Microsoft visits the 3A Institute

On 21 November 2019, Global CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, along with a delegation from the Australian leadership at Microsoft, visited the 3A Institute at the Australian National University...

02
Dec
2019

New opportunity for students to give back through engineering

The College of Engineering and Computer Science is proud to announce that it has secured two significant grants from the Commonwealth Government through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade...

19
Nov
2019

Academic receives top honour for contribution to engineering

The College's Emeritus Professor Brian Anderson has been recognised for his remarkable contribution to the field of engineering. Emeritus Professor Anderson has been awarded the Peter Nicol Russell Memorial Medal - the highest...

18
Nov
2019

Engineering the future

The Australian National University (ANU) College of Engineering and Computer Science is proud to be supporting partners of the World Engineers Convention (WEC), which is being held for the first time in Australia this year. The...

15
Nov
2019

CECS hiking for international partner university students

A hiking event was organised for the international partner university 2+2 program students on Sunday 11 November by CECS Student Services Team. This activity forms part of the “Explore Canberra Program’ to enrich international...

15
Nov
2019

Fantastic plastic: designing solutions for workshop waste

Rachael Hanrick is interested in combining her skills as an engineer, craftsperson, and designer to come up with creative solutions to waste reduction problems.

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15
Nov
2019

Deputy Dean welcomes launch of recycling newsletter

We warmly welcome you to the first edition of the Resourceful Waste quarterly newsletter, a collaboration between ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR)...

15
Nov
2019

Dr Minh Bui wins grant to take a closer look at our genetics

Dr Minh Bui, from the ANU Research School of Computer Science, has received a prestigious grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to use big data to provide insights from...

13
Nov
2019

Are newer products more recyclable?

Consumer products are increasingly being kitted out with technology - from mobile phones to cars. But at the same time, there’s also demand for more sustainable and environmentally friendly products. Can these two desires be compatible...

12
Nov
2019

The best of both worlds: bendable, biodegradable tech

Ever wondered what the smartphones of the future will look like? Ankur Sharma, a researcher from the Australian National University, is working on just that. He is creating the next generation of electronic devices, made from...

12
Nov
2019

New bootcamp to build cyber resilience in the region

A new bootcamp funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and delivered by the ANU College of Engineering anf Computer Science will help better equip practitioners at the frontline of the region's cybersecurity challenges....

Dr Marta Yebra. Photo credits: Eva van Gorsel

Photo credits: Eva van Gorsel

25
Oct
2019

Reimagining research for a positive impact

The College of Engineering and Computer Science is pleased to announce the appointment of notable environmental scientist Dr Marta Yebra as a Senior Lecturer in...

24
Oct
2019

College researchers predict Australia's carbon emissions are set to drop

Australia's carbon emissions will decline by as much as four per cent over the next few years but governments need to support continued renewable energy deployment to ensure that emissions do not rise again, experts from the ANU College...

21
Oct
2019

What’s all the racquet about recycling carbon fibre?

Carbon fibre is an extremely strong, yet light weight material. This means it is attracting more and more applications – from bikes and tennis racquets to sports cars and planes.   Carbon fibre has also become a symbol of fashion...

12
Sep
2019

Data policy expert and author Ellen Broad joins 3A Institute

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science is excited to announce the appointment of internationally recognised data policy expert Ellen Broad as Senior Fellow at the 3A Institute (3Ai). Ellen joins a multi-disciplinary...

11
Sep
2019

Venturing to volcanoes in Indonesia

My name is William Perren-Leveridge and I am studying a Bachelor of Engineering majoring in mechanical and material systems. In June 2019 I spent two weeks abroad on the ‘Active tectonics and society: Indonesian field school’ with the...

11
Sep
2019

ANU Rocketry blasts off at the Governor Generals Design Challenge

The ANU Rocketry team attended the annual Governor General’s Design Challenge, organised by Questacon and hosted by His Excellency the Honourable...

Matt Bullock
10
Sep
2019

Canberra entrepreneur challenges students to change the world

Matt Bullock is a successful serial entrepreneur who transformed his idea into a thriving business with a $6 billion turnover. Recognising the potential for internet shopping early on, he started online payment gateway business...

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