News

Students awarded second place in university-wide Microsoft Coding Competition

Alex Vedernikov and Yaguang Tao, both PhD students in Geomatics, finished second among 31 teams participating in the university-wide Microsoft College Coding Competition on March 20. Congratulations to the two!

Promising startups bound for glory with the Melbourne Accelerator Program

Eight student and alumni entrepreneurial teams have been given a headstart in the competitive global startup world thanks to The Melbourne Accelerator Program's 2015 Fellowships.

18 May 2015

Fume with a view: Consumer products and your indoor air quality

In the latest edition of the University of Melbourne's Up Close Podcast, Professor Anne Steinemann from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering outlines the causes and consequences of poor indoor air quality and the potentially hazardous fumes generated by home cleaning and personal care products.

11 May 2015

PhD student using engineering experience to aid relief efforts in Nepal

PhD student in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, Tilak Pokharel, will return to his home country of Nepal this week to aid in relief efforts in the wake of last month's devastating earthquake.

5 May 2015

Professor Iven Mareels discusses Smart Water with ABC Radio

Dean of the Melbourne School of Engineering, Professor Iven Mareels recently spoke with Fiona Parker from ABC Radio Victoria about smarter water management in regional Australia.

22 April 2015

IE students score prestigous water engineering prize

Congratulations to Danial Nordinson and Matt Oka, Master of Engineering students from the University of Melbourne’s Department of Infrastructure Engineering, who have received the 2015 Ronald L. East Prize for best project in water engineering from Engineers Australia’s Victoria Division.

10 April 2015

Engineering and IT Information Evening – 15 April

Whether you are interested in a professional qualification, upskilling, or changing study areas, the Melbourne School of Engineering's masters level courses will give you a competitive edge. Join us at our Graduate Engineering & IT information evening.

30 March 2015

National defence award goes to APTES group

For the second year in a row, Dr Tuan Ngo and his research team, from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, have received a Defence Capability Improvement Award, in national recognition of the work they have done in creating new protective and light-weight materials to enhance the safety of military vehicles.

30 March 2015

Four reasons to apply for the Melbourne Accelerator Program

Ivan Lim is the co-founder of designer furniture company Brosa, one of the startups selected for the 2014 Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP). In this guest post he discusses his experience taking part in MAP, and why you should apply.

9 March 2015

Hidden hazards found in green products

Professor Anne Steinemann, from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, has discovered that common consumer products, including those marketed as ‘green', 'all-natural', 'non-toxic', and ‘organic’, emit a range of compounds that could harm human health and air quality.

4 March 2015

Demonstrating our expertise in water

The excellence of water research conducted across the Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE) and the University of Melbourne is well established. Now the breadth of expertise and capacity to tackle major water challenges with industry, government and communities is being demonstrated as well.

2 March 2015


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