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30 September 2019

Biomedical engineer recognised by Royal Society of NSW

University of Sydney biomedical engineering Professor Hala Zreiqat AM has been recognised by her peers for ongoing contributions in her field by Royal Society of New South Wales, the oldest scientific society in the state.
26 September 2019

Understanding the global transport sector

Population growth and increased travel has created an urgent need for better transport systems in global cities. A shift towards analysing, designed and implementing future-focused transport is needed - and it's going to transform the way we travel.
24 September 2019

ARC announces funding for chemical remediation technology

The Australian Research Council has granted funding to University of Sydney researchers as part a program that aims to investigate and remediate chemically contaminated soil, groundwater, waterways and marine systems.
23 September 2019

Climate explained: why don't we have electric aircraft?

Electric cars, trains, trams and boats already exist. That logically leads to the question: why are we not seeing large electric aircraft? And will we see them any time soon? Aeronautical engineering academic, Dr Dries Verstraete explains.
23 September 2019

University of Sydney recognised with gender equity award

The University of Sydney has received a SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze Award, as part of its commitment to the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative. SAGE is a partnership between the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.
23 September 2019

ARC Laureate Fellowship for applied physics and surface engineer

University of Sydney researcher Professor Marcela Bilek has been awarded $3.3 million to engage in innovative biomedical research after being named a recipient of the prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowship scheme, funded by the Australian Research Council.
23 September 2019

Intelligent engineering the key to harnessing the power of data

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are revolutionising the way we work. Our Intelligent Information Engineering specialisation trains engineers to use AI as a tool to process data, in order to solve real-world problems.
18 September 2019

University of Sydney launches School of Biomedical Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering's new School of Biomedical Engineering aims to "continue the University's record of real-world problem-solving."
17 September 2019

Engineering for the future

The emergence of new technology has caused a surge in demand for graduates skilled in AI, cyber-security and big data. Find out how our degrees provide hands-on experience and give students the tools needed to meet the challenges of this technology-driven future.
16 September 2019

What is a pixel?

Last week, Pixar co-founder and first director of computer graphics at Lucasfilms, Dr Alvy Ray Smith joined our Dean of Engineering to discuss the immeasurable impact of one 20th century invention: the pixel.