31 July 2018

Shoot for the stellar molecules

Heather Mendelsohn’s desire to study a chemical engineering degree came from wanting greater opportunities to further her career prospects in both technical engineering and management roles.
25 July 2018

Making speech clearer for cochlear implant recipients like myself

Greg Watkins, a PhD student in biomedical engineering at the University of Sydney, is profoundly deaf. Now with his own cochlear implant, Greg is developing new metrics to improve how recipients hear speech. This is his inspiring story.
17 July 2018

Powering the industrial smart technology revolution

While we associate the Internet of Things (IoT) with everyday technology like FitBitz and smart homes, it’s the industrial IoT that promises to transform essential services, healthcare and manufacturing – so long as we can power it.
16 July 2018

Microalgae offer new hope for sustainable food production

New research by the University of Sydney to find sustainable ways to feed a global population that is expected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030 is yielding results.
13 July 2018

Pushing the boundaries of drone design

The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Engineering is at the forefront of designing the next generation of specialised Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, making them easier to deploy, faster, and longer range.
11 July 2018

Bionic eye promises a brighter future for the visually impaired

The new Phoenix99 bionic eye being developed by engineers at the University of Sydney uses a camera linked to a retinal implant to help people with a debilitating problem with their vision to see again.
10 July 2018

Using artificial intelligence to protect the innocent

A team of researchers at the University of Sydney is using artificial intelligence to develop new facial recognition software that is both more accurate and more efficient.
06 July 2018

Super boost for artificial intelligence research

The University of Sydney has regenerated its supercomputing infrastructure with the commissioning of Artemis 3, a new supercomputer that will support ongoing research into artificial intelligence (AI) and humanoid robotics.
05 July 2018

New era begins with change of leadership in Engineering and IT

Professor Willy Zwaenepoel, an established global leader in experimental computer science research, begins his tenure with an agenda to foster new collaborations and attract and retain the best engineering and technology minds.
03 July 2018

Faculty expands its civil engineering expertise

The academic ranks of the Faculty of Engineering have been increased by the welcome arrivals of Associate Professor Ali Akbar Nezhad, Dr Aaron Opdyke and Dr Emily Moylan to the School of Civil Engineering.