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

MSE scores 7 new ARC linkage grants

The Melbourne School of Engineering has secured seven lead ARC Linkage grants and 2 non-lead grants, in the latest round of linkage grant funding announced today, attracting close to $4 million in ARC and partner organisation funding.

27 June 2014

Melbourne entrepreneurial program ranked in top 25 in the world

The University of Melbourne’s in-house entrepreneur incubator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program, has been ranked 13th in the world by the leading Swedish-based UBI Index.

25 June 2014

Australia placed to be world water leader

Improved water productivity and increased export incomes are at the heart of a new National water management blueprint launched at the University of Melbourne today.

11 June 2014

Girton Grammar and Mater Christi College bring home the glory in The Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest

Fledgling inventors from around Victoria descended on Wilson Hall this week to show off their bizarre and brilliant contraptions as part of the Melbourne School of Engineering’s Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest.

29 May 2014

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