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. We send our sympathy and condolences [...]

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

Students and researchers to benefit from new agreement with leading software company

Autodesk, an international software design company, and the University of Melbourne have inked a partnership to provide students, staff and researchers with campus-wide access to the design software leader’s full 3D product portfolio.

23 October 2014

Master of Engineering with Business accredited by Engineers Australia

The Melbourne School of Engineering's unique new Master of Engineering with Business specialisations have now been accredited by Engineers Australia. This accreditation is ratified by the Washington Accord, meaning graduates can work as accredited engineers in the world's leading economies.

22 October 2014

Peter Bowtell: Engineering & IT Public Lecture recap

A roadmap for change that will reshape the nature of our building industry - Building Information Modelling (BIM) - is at the heart of an emerging technology revolution.

21 October 2014

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