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19
Sep
2017

ANU unveils its first solar car to compete in World Solar Challenge

Students from The Australian National University (ANU) have launched their first high-technology solar car to compete in the World Solar Challenge from Darwin to Adelaide. The MTAA Super Charge, named for its...

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15
Dec
2016

First cohort of humanitarian engineers graduate from ANU

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science is celebrating the graduation of Australia’s first cohort of humanitarian engineers.  The six Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) students...

14
Dec
2016

ANU engineering graduate makes a difference to lives of students

Ben Gill has always been curious, wanted to understand how things work, and find ways to make improvements. He also wanted to make his mark on the University. Ben has graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and a...

12
Dec
2016

ANU computer scientist named ACM Fellow

Professor Steve Blackburn from the Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Computer Science has been placed among the world’s best computer scientists, after being named a Fellow of the Association for Computing...

09
Dec
2016

Meet our graduates

Meet Charlotte, Ben, Hieu, Kiarie, Cameron and Angela. After years of hard work in the lab, out in the field and in the classroom, they’re six of over 250 engineering and computing students graduating this month – and we couldn’t...

07
Dec
2016

Dropping a hint

It  took a suggestion from a mutual friend to get JESS TSIMERIS, PhD ’15 and JIMMY THOMSON, PhD ’14 together, as they tell ROSS PEAKE. “After attending an Engineering ball together, a friend took me aside...

07
Dec
2016

ANU solar car design unveiled at networking night

Over 100 stakeholders from industry, academia, and government came together on Friday 25 November 2016 for a networking and sponsorship night for the Australian National University (ANU) entry in the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Car...

01
Dec
2016

Why can't we vote on the Internet?

While online voting might seem like a good way to speed up the counting of ballots, it contradicts basic tenets of our democratic system, as ROSS PEAKE reports. Professor Rajeev Gore is blunt: “Online voting is a...

01
Dec
2016

ANU engineers tracking success at leading computer vision conference

The tracking ability of an algorithm developed by a team of engineers at the Australian National University (ANU) has been awarded at a leading conference on computer vision in Europe. The algorithm developed by the ANU team won...

30
Nov
2016

BHP dig out the best students

How do mining companies best reach their valuable minerals? BHP Billiton has sought the brightest minds of university students across the globe to come up with the answer to this question, with two ANU students coming first in...

21
Nov
2016

Students develop innovative wireless charging solution

Smartphones and tablets running out of battery could soon be a problem of the past, thanks to an innovative new technology developed by five Australian National University (ANU) engineering students. The fifth year Bachelor of...

21
Nov
2016

Engineering PhD student wins prestigious industry award

For the second year in a row, a PhD student from the Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Engineering has taken out Student of the Year at the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating...

17
Nov
2016

IT student’s tech start-up for travellers

Entrepreneurial ANU student Jeanette Zhang has harnessed the skills she’s learnt through her IT degree to connect travellers with locals via a new web platform, Trajavu. The inspiration for...

17
Nov
2016

ANU graduates rated Australia’s most employable

Graduates from The Australian National University (ANU) have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide. The latest Global Employability University Ranking,...

14
Nov
2016

New way to make low-cost solar cell technology

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have found a new way to fabricate high efficiency semi-transparent perovskite solar cells in a breakthrough that could lead to more efficient and cheaper solar electricity. ...

09
Nov
2016

ANU joins global engineering scholars program

The Australian National University (ANU) has become the first Australian university to be accepted into the US National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenge Scholars Program. The move opens the way for ANU engineering and...

03
Nov
2016

Withstanding the test of time: influential ANU computer scientists awarded

Pioneering work undertaken in 2006 by a team including two current members of the Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Computer Science has been recognised for its significant influence in the programming languages...

02
Nov
2016

Hydro may boost share of renewables in electricity grid

Hydro power could provide cost-effective large-scale energy storage that can support high levels of renewable energy in Australia's electricity grid. The Australian National University (ANU) is leading a study to map potential...

01
Nov
2016

It’s official: our student associations are among the best on campus!

Fifty50, the Engineering Students Association (ESA), the Computer Science Students Association...

28
Oct
2016

ANU engineering student helps to diagnose coeliac disease at Harvard

An engineering undergraduate from the Australian National University (ANU) helped to design a capsule to enable more reliable and affordable diagnosis of coeliac disease at the 2016 Health Sciences and Technology (HST) Summer Institute...

26
Oct
2016

Celebrating 45 years of computer science at ANU

Former computer science staff and students gathered on Saturday 22 October to celebrate the 45th anniversary of computer science at the Australian National University (ANU).   Two events were held to celebrate – a...

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