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23
May
2018

Behind the scenes: Kambri tour

A small group of ANU Engineering and Computer Science staff along with Pro Vice-Chancellor Education, Professor Grady Venville were invited by the University’s building contractor Lendlease to visit the impressive Kambri site last...

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Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt surrounded by award winners
14
May
2018

Recognising excellence: the 2018 VC's Awards for Excellence

The ANU community has come together to recognise the University's most influential teachers with the announcement of the 2018 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Education. Two academic staff from the ANU College of...

10
May
2018

ANU TechLauncher gives students real-world experience

On Tuesday 8 May, the Australian National University (ANU) TechLauncher Showcase took place at Canberra's Narrabundah College. Hosted by the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science, the event is one of two formal...

Photo of thin film solar cells at ANU
10
May
2018

ANU research advances thin-film tandem solar cell technology

Imagine generating clean electricity through highly efficient, flexible solar panels attached to your everyday personal items and devices. Charging your phone could be as simple as connecting to a small solar panel on your backpack,...

Professor Genevieve Bell, Lama Nachman and Professor Elanor Huntington
08
May
2018

Professor Elanor Huntington in conversation with Lama Nachman

Predictive computing expert Lama Nachman, who led the team that gave a voice to the late Professor Stephen Hawking, sat down with Professor Elanor Huntington, Dean of the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science to discuss the...

Lama Nachman
08
May
2018

ANU hosts computing expert who gave Stephen Hawking a voice

Predictive computing expert Lama Nachman, who led the team that gave a voice to the late Professor Stephen Hawking, has visited ANU and delivered a public lecture on the future of technology. Nachman has spent the past decade at...

ANU Engineering Student Thomas Larkin
19
Apr
2018

ANU students take part in international engineering program

Twelve students from The Australian National University (ANU) College of Engineering and Computer Science will tomorrow become the first Australians to take part in the internationally renowned US National Academy of Engineering (NAE)...

13
Apr
2018

ANU helping build cheaper and greener electricity networks

New smart electricity technology developed at The Australian National University (ANU) has passed a major trial in Tasmania and has proven it can now help manage the supply of renewable energy and battery storage from households to the...

NYSF students in engineering lab
12
Apr
2018

Apply Now: Kickstart your STEM education with NYSF

The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is a national not-for-profit organisation that offers STEM outreach in Australia. The flagship program is brings together year 12 students from across Australia with a passion for science,...

Dr Lachlan Blackhall
10
Apr
2018

ANU announces new leader of battery storage program

The Australian National University (ANU) has announced the appointment of Dr Lachlan Blackhall to lead an international research program to improve ways to integrate battery storage with the electricity grid. In this newly...

2018 ANU Alumni (Postgraduate) Student Volunteer Dr Francesca Maclean
09
Apr
2018

Dr Francesca Maclean, Alumni Student Volunteer of the Year (Postgraduate)

The Australian National University (ANU) has honoured its distinguished alumni at the 2018 ANU Alumni Awards held on Friday 6 April at the National Gallery of Australia. The annual event celebrates the depth and diversity of...

ANU Student Liz Cowling (3rd from right) with her summit team
05
Apr
2018

Student Blog: Human centred design in rural India

Engineering Student Liz Cowling recently returned from an adventure that has shaped her understanding of Engineering for a broader purpose. The experience has given her the confidence to step beyond her comfort zone and tackle the...

Solar panels
03
Apr
2018

Tesla's 'virtual power plant' might be second-best to real people power

The South Australian government and Tesla recently announced a large-scale solar and storage scheme that will distribute solar...

ANU Engineering student Meh-Ara Taseer
08
Mar
2018

ANU scholarship awarded on International Women’s Day

Australian National University (ANU) Bachelor of Engineering student, Meh-Ara Taseer has been announced as the 2018 recipient of the ANU Natasha Linard Scholarship for Women in Engineering and Technology. Meh-Ara will receive $5,...

Lucy Nepal
06
Mar
2018

Student Blog: Empowering communities in Nepal

My name is Lucy. I study the Bachelor of Engineering (Hon.) and the Bachelor of Science, heading into my third year in 2018, and I’ve always been interested in doing something practical with my degree. In December, 2017, the...

Students selecting free red ANU t-shirts at the 2018 Welcome Party
28
Feb
2018

College welcomes the 2018 academic year

On Thursday 22 February the College rang in the start of the academic year by hosting a ‘2018 Welcome Party’. Now in its second year, the Welcome Party is an additional event added the College commencement activities. Dr...

Professor Elanor Huntington
23
Feb
2018

Making our high-tech future

Professor Elanor Huntington, Dean of the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science speaks about re-imagining the traditional engineering and computing disciplines in the latest edition of ANU Reporter. ...

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12
Feb
2018

New intelligent system learns from simple problems to solve complex ones

A new type of intelligent system has been designed by CECS Student Sam Toyer as part of his thesis during his Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Research & Development). The system, known as Action Schema Networks (ASNets), uses...

CECS International Summer School Graduation
12
Feb
2018

‘Smart Cities’ the focus of inaugural CECS International Summer School

From 21 January to 3 February 2018, The Australian National University (ANU) College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) played host to 55 international undergraduate students from 9 different universities in China for the...

A group of students gather around a robotic car. Image courtesy of T8 Photography
09
Feb
2018

Igniting a passion for STEM education

During the month of January, the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science hosted over 220 year 12 students from the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF). NYSF is an annual Rotary-sponsored event that brings together...

ANU Students in Sydney at annual Tech Trip
02
Feb
2018

ANU students explore Australia’s leading technology companies

During a whirlwind four day tour, 45 Australian National University students travelled to Sydney to meet with leading technology companies such as Canva, Atlassian, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Dolby, Freelancer, Palantir and Google...

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