The relativity of way finding

New research into wayfinding has made some surprising revelations about how people take directions and use landmarks, with potential applications in emergency services calls, among other things.

23 January 2015

Measuring environmental benefits of the Murray Darling Basin Plan

Dr Angus Webb, from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering at the University of Melbourne, is leading a multi-disciplinary consortium that is undertaking monitoring and evaluation of the effects of environmental water delivered under the Basin Plan to the Goulburn River in northern Victoria.

23 December 2014

IEEE honours MSE Electrical Engineering research

Professors Michael Cantoni, Iven Mareels and Erik Weyer from the Melbourne School of Engineering have received recognition for their development of irrigation and water management techniques at the recent IEEE Conference. Professor Girish Nair was also honoured, for his recent journal paper on nonstochastic information theory..

22 December 2014

Vale: John Styles (1946-2014)

Staff and students in the Melbourne School of Engineering and the Department of Infrastructure Engineering have been saddened at the recent passing of alumnus and staff member John Styles, who was a well loved and respected teacher and colleague for more than three decades.

18 December 2014

Alumnus receives top honour from Engineers Australia

Prominent Melbourne School of Engineering alumnus, Dr Maxwell Lay, has been presented with Engineers Australia's most prestigious award, The 2014 Peter Nicol Russell Memorial Medal for Career Achievement Award in Engineering.

10 December 2014

Rice husk grist to the cement mill: new student developed technology

Students from the University of Melbourne have developed a revolutionary machine to create low-cost, environmentally sustainable building materials, which is expected to have substantial applications in developing countries.

9 December 2014

MSE hosts leading international engineering education conference

Students and academics from Asia, Australia and Oceania will come together to work on potential engineering collaborations and exchange big ideas at the Asia-Oceania Top University League on Engineering, which the Melbourne School of Engineering hosts from 26 - 28 November.

17 November 2014

New ARC projects in engineering and IT

The Melbourne School of Engineering has received funding for six Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA), ten Discovery Projects (DP), one Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) grant and two non-lead LIEF grants in the latest round of ARC grant funding announced yesterday.

6 November 2014

Engineering a Better World with Lizzie Brown – 11 November

Engineers Without Borders CEO Lizzie Brown is passionate about creating positive change for communities through engineering. In this lecture, she explains how EWB makes a difference and shares her vision for the humanitarian organisation's future.

30 October 2014

Student ideas shine at Endeavour 2014

A robot that can clean your pool, a portable headpiece to monitor brain activity and a cutting-edge racing vehicle were just some of the ingenious engineering and IT final year projects on display at Endeavour 2014.

23 October 2014

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