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Vale Associate Professor Harold Richards AM

The Melbourne School of Engineering noted with deep respect the recent passing of Associate Professor Harold Richards AM, who was a great friend of the School over many decades.

31 July 2014

A Unique Full-Scale Experiment with Shallow Geothermal Energy

The Geothermal Group of the Department of Infrastructure Engineering at the University of Melbourne has recently completed the installation of a unique shallow geothermal energy experiment on the University Campus in Parkville.

31 July 2014

New Wet Labs provide world class experience for Masters students

For the first time in years, engineering Masters students at the University of Melbourne, have had the opportunity to get their hands dirty, while learning more about the consolidation of clayey soils, thanks to the recent refurbishment of the Melbourne School of Engineering’s (MSE) Wet Labs.

25 July 2014

MSE celebrates new Future Fellows

University of Melbourne researchers have been awarded the largest share of ARC Future Fellowships funding with more than $17 million allocated to support 22 outstanding researchers, with four from the Melbourne School of Engineering, one project led by Associate Professor Kenneth Crozier being shared with the Department of Physics in the Faculty of Science.

24 July 2014

Alumna making a positive impact through disaster management research

Geomatics PhD alumna Katie Potts knew she wanted to pursue a career devising better ways of managing disaster response while she was working on her final year engineering project. Victoria had just experienced the devastating Black Saturday bushfires of 2009, Australia's worst bushfire disaster in recorded history, and Dr Potts decided to use her final year thesis to investigate the use of spatial information in bushfire recovery.

17 July 2014

Scholarships in Engineering and IT: Creating future industry leaders

The Melbourne School of Engineering is encouraging the future leaders in engineering and IT through a range of scholarships for local and international students. Scholarships are given to academically excellent students, presenting them with a unique opportunity to pursue their studies in Engineering and IT.

15 July 2014

Are smart meters changing consumer habits?

A team of researchers from the University of Melbourne is leading large-scale field experiments to evaluate how consumers respond to smart meter technologies.

14 July 2014

Dr Yongping Wei: pioneering water research between China and Australia

Dr Yongping Wei completed her PhD at the University of Melbourne and she is now developing new approaches to water resource management in Australia and China, with funding support from an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship.

8 July 2014

Course Spotlight – Master of Energy Systems

A unique graduate course at the University of Melbourne is preparing students for exciting new careers as future leaders in the international sustainable energy industry.

8 July 2014

Melbourne Accelerator Program 2014 Launch Party

The Melbourne Accelerator Program Launch Party marks the official opening of the University of Melbourne's startup incubator program for 2014, where we showcase our cohort of MAP14 Entrepreneurial Fellows.

7 July 2014


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