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ANU School of Engineering PhD graduand Chalaka Fernando (far right), sat down with ACT Minister for Transport and City Services Chris Steel MLA (far left), and Professor Matthew Doolan from UNSW (Fernando’s primary supervisor) to discuss his research on how we can reduce the environmental impacts of our daily commute.

07
Oct
2022

Shared EV mobility the key to reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Personal transport in Australia is a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions with cars and light commercial vehicles making up more than 60% of Australia’s transport greenhouse gas impacts...
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22
Oct
2021

Hydrogen micro-bubbles join fight against climate change

The Australian Research Council (ARC) recently announced a $654,642 grant to empower a team of researchers at ANU to continue development of high-density hydrogen storage. Hydrogen energy captured in microscopic bubbles will...

Tegan Clark
16
Oct
2021

Blazing trails, building new networks for women in STEM

Tegan Clark came up with the idea for the first Women in STEM leadership conference during the 2020 lockdown as she contemplated her past and future at ANU. She regretted that she hadn't fostered many relationships with other women...

15
Oct
2021

Undergrad prize winners score wins for the environment as well

In 2020, Young Engineers Australia (YEA) invited students in Victoria to compete for prestige and prize money in the first YEA Case Competition. When Nicky Koubouzis learned that the 2021 competition would be expanded to...

15
Oct
2021

Explaining fridges and Cybernetics

Have you ever stopped to think how your fridge works, in one of those (inumerous) times you opened the door looking for a snack? And that maybe the way you use your fridge is different from how a restaurant’s chef or hospital’s nurse...

08
Oct
2021

International projects inspire embrace of Humanitarian engineering minor

This year, the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences will award the Humanitarian Engineering minor to its first recipients....

Dr Giuseppe Barca
01
Oct
2021

Supercomputing world record opens new frontiers for energy, medicine, nanotechnology

Dr Giuseppe Barca and his team have set a new world record for quantum chemical calculations, using a supercomputer to predict the chemical reactions and physical properties of molecular systems with tens of thousands of atoms.

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01
Oct
2021

The Good News — Oct 2021

Remote teaching is going great Prof. Steve Blackburn is...

Humanitarian Engineering’s first graduates
24
Sep
2021

Humanitarian Engineering: introducing the first cohort

When Hayley Yates and Jack Hill receive their diplomas at the end of Semester 2, 2021, they will be among the first to do so with a minor in Humanitarian...

24
Sep
2021

Engineering alumnus, Afnan Hannan, awarded 2021 ANU Young Alumnus of the Year

Afnan Hannan, CEO and co-founder of Okra Solar, has been awarded 2021 ANU Young Alumnus of the Year. Hanan graduated in 2014, from a double Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Commerce degree. ...

16
Sep
2021

Solar energy innovations and 'robot archaeologist' highlight Capstone 2021

Designs for a “robot archeologist” and the “solar roller” — a power station on wheels — are two of many promising innovations emerging from the ANU Engineering Capstone initiative in 2021. Sixteen semester 2 projects...

03
Sep
2021

PhD research spurs international race for 6G terahertz band communications

Associate Professor Nan Yang and PhD candidate Akram Shafie have published promising research outcomes in the wireless communications paradigm that could bring...

Dr Minh Bui's open source software led to the development of COVID-19 vaccines.

01
Sep
2021

Groundbreaking genomics software deployed globally in war against COVID-19

Dr. Minh Bui's open source software contributed directly to the development of the COVID-19 vaccines.

29
Aug
2021

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Adrian Herrera is a PhD candidate at the ANU School of Computing

27
Aug
2021

PhD candidate’s cyber research escapes lab, circling globe

School of Computing PhD candidate Adrian Herrera’s research on “fuzzing” has escaped the lab and, only weeks after publication, is being incorporated into the software industry’s preferred bug-finding tool, AFL++.  Fuzzing is a...

ANU scientists set new record with bifacial solar cells

Dual sided solar cells capture reflected and direct sunlight simultaneously.  

23
Aug
2021

ANU scientists set new record with bifacial solar cells

Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have produced a more efficient type of solar cell, using laser processing and setting a new world record in...

Studying technology in a pandemic
20
Aug
2021

Studying technology in a pandemic

Less than 48 hours before ANU Open Day 2021 was to begin, Canberra entered lockdown and it was pivot time on our campus once again.

CECS interactive teaching and student experience awards
20
Aug
2021

Nominations open for CECS interactive teaching and student experience awards - Semester 1 2021

The CECS Interactive Teaching and Student Experience Awards are your opportunity to nominate staff, students or teams who contributed to experiences that enable students to be the best they can be, encouraging positive interactions.

ANU CECS July 2021 graduation video
18
Aug
2021

Watch our July 2021 CECS graduation video

Watch our July 2021 CECS graduation video! Starring our newest alumni, the sentiments and congratulations are, of course, for all of you.

Dean's awards for professional staff
06
Aug
2021

2021 winners: Dean's awards for professional staff

At the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS), our professional staff members and teams perform an important role in delivering the College priorities to students, academics, the ANU, and each other. While operating to a...

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