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Dr Thomas Haines
10
May
2022

Securing your vote

For some of us, rolling up to a polling booth to publicly exercise our democratic rights on election day is part of the joy of voting. But with more and more people now electing to cast postal votes — a growing trend that emerged before...

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The Joint Jubilee Fellows with ANU Vice-Chancellor Brian Schmidt AC FAA FRS.

06
May
2022

Jubilee Joint Fellows to tackle some of our grand challenges

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Dr AnYao Liu

Dr AnYao Liu

06
May
2022

Dr Liu awarded for her ground-breaking research in solar cell technologies

Dr AnYao Liu from the School of Engineering was recently awarded the Ulrich Gösele Young Scientist Award for her pioneering work on removing metallic impurities from silicon solar cells using deposited thin films. “Impurities,...

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05
May
2022

Solar innovation inspired by corals could help save them

A snorkeler and scuba diver from the age of 5, Dr Juan Felipe Torres traces his love of nature to marine adventures with his parents and brothers off the coast of Colombia...

Foreground, nominee Lavinia Kanagandran, and her family in 2016. Background: nominees Geoff Huston AM and Peter Elford in 1990.

29
Apr
2022

Celebrating 50 years of teaching computer science at ANU

Tonight the School of Computing will host esteemed members of Australia’s tech community to celebrate 50 years of teaching computer science at ANU. Prof Amanda Barnard AM will...

06
Apr
2022

PhD research sets world record for solar-to-hydrogen efficiency

Even as power grids and passenger vehicles transition to renewable energy, the fact remains that one third the world’s CO2 emission comes from more energy-intensive...

01
Apr
2022

NASA stops at ANU on way to moon and Mars

Badri Younes, a NASA engineer serving as Deputy Associate Administrator for Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) and SCaN Program Manager, spoke at the Birch Innovation Space about his job building next generation technologies to...

24
Mar
2022

Managing disease with smart technologies

Imagine if your smart watch could monitor chronic health conditions such as heart disease and relay that information securely to your doctor? The idea that data captured by genomics, sensors, and wearable technologies could one day lead to...

23
Mar
2022

Australia can lower CO2 emissions in Asia Pacific by 8.6%

Australia could drastically lower carbon emissions in the Asia-Pacific region by exporting zero-carbon commodities such as electricity, green hydrogen and green metals, according to new research by experts at The Australian National...

Of the ten winners of the Vietnam Outstanding Young Faces Award, Dr Hieu Nguyen is the only one who resides outside of Vietnam. Photo by Lannon Harley.

18
Mar
2022

Hieu Nguyen wins Vietnam Outstanding Young Faces Award

Dr Hieu Nguyen, a Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer at the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS), has won a Vietnam Outstanding Young...

10
Mar
2022

Scholarship winner to donate funds to Indigenous design summit

Charli Fell, winner of the 2022 Natasha Linard Scholarship for Women in Engineering and Technology, has promised to dedicate half of its funds to the continuation of a Local Design Summit that will benefit the ACT’s Indigenous and...

Prof Kylie Catchpole teamed with Dr Jun Peng to break their own record for solar cell efficiency.

25
Feb
2022

New record signals bright future for solar tech

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have broken their own record to create a more efficient solar cell.  ...

The ANU research team with Graphite Energy COO, Byron Ross, in the purpose-built sodium lab. From left: Associate Professor John Pye, Associate Professor Joe Coventry, Dr Ahmad Mojiri, Mr Byron Ross, and Dr Mahdiar Taheri.

24
Feb
2022

ANU team reaches new highs in thermal energy storage

ANU researchers have reached a ground-breaking temperature of 800 degrees Celsius for a new thermal energy storage technology. Optimising storage of renewable energy is a crucial component in the transition away from fossil fuels.

22
Feb
2022

University Medal winner reflects on CECS journey

Ruth Kravis graduated with a University Medal for outstanding scholarship and had life-changing experiences studying abroad, but it was the connections she...

21
Feb
2022

Recent graduate returns to offer inspiration and advice

"Immerse yourself as much as you can, as quick as you can." That...

The Good News documents the achievements and accolades of the students and researchers who make up the ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science.

21
Feb
2022

The Good News — Feb. 2022

Dean Nick Birbilis welcomes CECS students ...

10
Feb
2022

Orientation Week 2022

Welcome to ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science Orientation Week or O-Week is an exciting time in the ANU calendar. It's a time when we welcome you, our new students, to the College community. Hopefully you...

Professor Amanda Barnard AM

Professor Amanda Barnard AM

10
Feb
2022

Inspirational women in science

On Australia Day 2022, Professor Amanda Barnard AM was appointed as a member of the Order of Australia in...

09
Feb
2022

More than 200 CECS students celebrate graduation on campus

The return to campus for the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science started with a great reason to celebrate: graduation ceremonies for more than 200 students who finished their studies during the pandemic and were able to be...

04
Feb
2022

Drone security leads to job security 6 months before graduation

As he powered his way toward a Bachelor of Engineering and a Bachelor of Science (to go with a Maths Modelling major of his own design), Lewis Aston had scheduled the Capstone...

Dr Hieu Nguyen

Dr Hieu Nguyen

21
Jan
2022

Advancing solar technologies for a more sustainable future

Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, Dr Hieu Nguyen was recently awarded the Vietnam Golden Globe award for his contributions to the development of advanced characterisation techniques...

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