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Vi Kie Soo and friends celebrate at the ceremony
13
Jul
2018

Celebrating mid-year graduates of 2018

On Friday 13 July, more than 200 students graduated from the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science. The official conferring of awards ceremony was held at the Australian National University’s iconic Llewellyn Hall....

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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 ANU PhD 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...

Jeremy Smith
15
Dec
2017

ANU research engineer Jeremy Smith recognised among Australia's best teachers

ANU research engineer Jeremy Smith is one of five ANU teachers to win the coveted 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching, announced by Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Simon Birmingham. Jeremy Smith, from the...

Professor Kylie Catchpole and The Duong
13
Dec
2017

ANU wins $7.7 million in latest ARENA funding

ANU has won $7.7 million in the latest round of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) funding to help solve the world's challenges in energy security and climate change. ANU will lead six ARENA-funded projects and will...

Dr Xiangyun (Sean) Zhou
13
Dec
2017

Dr Xiangyun Zhou named Best Young Researcher in Asia-Pacific Region

ANU Research School of Engineering's Dr Xiangyun (Sean) Zhou has been announced as Best Young Researcher of the Asia-Pacific region in 2017 by the IEEE Communications society Asia-Pacific Board. Dr Zhou received the award in...

ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science graduates
13
Dec
2017

Congratulations to our December 2017 Graduates

The College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) would like to congratulate the students who graduated yesterday. The event was a momentous occasion as the students celebrated their academic achievements with family,...

Arbaz Khan
12
Dec
2017

Meet engineering and commerce graduate Arbaz Khan

Arbaz Khan will step away from University life with a strong sense of self and a bright future. After five years of study, Arbaz graduates from ANU with a Bachelor of Engineering and a Bachelor of Commerce. “There have...

L to R: Anthony Linard, Anna Linard, Ellen Lynch, Emily Rose Rees, Keith Linard and Professor Elanor Huntington
08
Dec
2017

ANU students awarded inaugural Natasha Linard Scholarship for Women in Engineering & Technology.

ANU Bachelor of Engineering (Research & Development) students, Ellen Lynch and Emily Rose Rees have been announced as the first recipients of the Natasha Linard Scholarship for Women in Engineering & Technology. The...

Associate Professor David Nisbet
06
Dec
2017

ANU Research School of Engineering wins NHRMC funding for brain research

ANU Research School of Engineering Associate Professor David Nisbet, has won $630,000 in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding round to investigate ways of advancing the treatment of neurological...

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06
Dec
2017

Machine learning uncovers large hidden job market for PhD graduates

Researchers have developed machine learning to scan tens of thousands of job ads and found a large hidden job market for PhD graduates. The project, led by The Australian National University (ANU) and CSIRO's Data61, developed a...

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