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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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26
Oct
2016

Bringing ideas to life at the 2016 TechLauncher Showcase

From an online game that helps students learn indigenous languages, to a start-up using technology to assist people grow fruit and...

24
Oct
2016

Students launch fitness and social networking app

Software engineering and IT students from the Australian National University (ANU) are tapping into the growing fitness and social networking industries, launching their own fitness app – PairFit. The four students - Andrew,...

21
Oct
2016

College Dean to take part in leadership expedition to Antarctica

Five women from across the ANU campus are taking part in the inaugural Homeward Bound Australian-led leadership expedition to Antarctica. Homeward Bound is a year-long program that involves 76 women internationally from a range...

07
Oct
2016

EXITE-ing opportunities for girls in STEM

17 girls in years eight – 10 have come together these school holidays to fuel their passion for maths and science, and discover how rewarding technology and engineering careers can be. Held over three days, the inaugural Canberra...

06
Oct
2016

ANU engineers awarded for innovative research

A team engineers from the Research School of Engineering at ANU have been awarded for their innovative research on transferring power and information through wireless signals. Dr Ali Nasir, Dr Sean Zhou, Dr Salman Durrani and Dr...

03
Oct
2016

80 ANU students. 30 college students. 24 hours. One ANU Innovation Challenge!

On Friday 16 and Saturday 17 September, ANU students, college students and ANU academics formed teams, working together to find solutions to problems within the humanitarian, health and data analysis fields. Teams presented an...

30
Sep
2016

Nominate now: ANU Alumni Awards 2017

Help us celebrate the ideas, creativity, research and contributions of our engineering and computing alumni by nominating an outstanding graduate for an ANU Alumni Award. The 2017 ANU Alumni Awards recognise alumni and students...

27
Sep
2016

Quantum computing a step closer to reality

Physicists at The Australian National University (ANU) have brought quantum computing a step closer to reality by stopping light in a new experiment....

21
Sep
2016

Students inspired to achieve gender equity in STEM

Image (L-R): Emily Campbell, Francesca Maclean, Emily Rose Rees and Katie Ward. Four students from the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science have cemented their vision to achieve gender equity in STEM (science,...

15
Sep
2016

PhD students awarded at international conference

Two PhD students from the Research School of Engineering (RSE) at the Australian National University have received awards at the world’s largest Photovoltaic Solar Conference. Thomas Allen and Mohsen Goodarzi joined over 1,700...

14
Sep
2016

Student innovation challenge to tackle global problems

Budding programmers, law students and creative artists will come together this weekend to tackle global problems at the inaugural ANU Innovation Challenge. Over a 24 hour period, 80 ANU students, 30 high school students and 12...

14
Sep
2016

Innovation funding to boost ANU research

Image: Dr Shayne Flint with student Damien Beard ANU has won $500,000 in new funding for innovation in the 2016-17 CBR Innovation Development Fund. The funding will support four ANU projects, from the College of...

13
Sep
2016

ANU engineer awarded for outstanding contribution to student learning

Image: ANU Citation recipients, Dr Joanne Wells, Jeremy Smith and Dr Alexandra Webb. Jeremy Smith from the Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Engineering (RSE) has been awarded a Citation for...

12
Sep
2016

ANU engineers play key role in new Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence

Professor Matthew James and Professor Elanor Huntington from the College of Engineering and Computer Science have been appointed investigators in the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and...

08
Sep
2016

New material to revolutionise water proofing

Engineers at The Australian National University (ANU) have developed a new spray-on material with a remarkable ability to repel water....

07
Sep
2016

Engineering student awarded ABC Women in Broadcast Technology Scholarship

ANU Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Commerce student Arlene Mendoza has been awarded one of two Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Women in Broadcast Technology (WIBT) Scholarships for 2016. Arlene received the award...

07
Sep
2016

$8 million for ANU renewable energy research

ANU will establish an international research program to improve ways to store renewable energy that can be integrated into the electricity grid under a new $8 million partnership with the ACT Government....

06
Sep
2016

ANU top in Australia and among the best in the world

The ANU has maintained its position as Australia's top university and continues to be counted among the top universities in the world. The latest QS World University Rankings for 2016-17 rated ANU at 22nd in the world...

05
Sep
2016

New funding to support humanitarian engineering

The ANU Research School of Engineering (RSE) has won Australian Government funding to help students study overseas under the New Colombo Plan in 2017. The funding will give 12 undergraduate students from the ANU College of...

02
Sep
2016

That's a wrap! Open Day 2016

Live musical coding, a free barbeque lunch hosted by the Engineering Students Association, and the chance to design and launch a rocket were all highlights from the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science on Open Day...

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