2009 News archive

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November 2009
HSC enrichment courses for 2010   View Summary
5 November 2009
hsc enrichment coursesThe Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) has developed a new series of HSC enrichment courses starting in January 2010.
October 2009
Future Trends for Power Systems   View Summary
12 October 2009
David HillA Short Course to honour Professor David Hill, on Monday, October 12, 2009
Sydney improves in world rankings   View Summary
9 October 2009
top 100 universities rankingThe University of Sydney has increased its position in the prestigious Times Higher Education world rankings.
Looking for an Engineering Industry Placement?   View Summary
1 October 2009
engineering industryDon't miss these workshops - they're a must!
September 2009
ManGo electric concept car designed by engineering students   View Summary
25 September 2009
ManGo concept carFirst-year university students have designed and built a groundbreaking electric car that recharges itself and does away with axles and gear boxes.
Uni Trek - Year 12 Information Night   View Summary
23 September 2009
Y12 information nightYear 12 students and parents are invited to our Faculty's first Year 12 information night on Wednesday, 23rd September 2009 at 5.30pm. Read more for further information and registration form.
August 2009
Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowships    View Summary
25 August 2009
amelia earhartThe Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowships are awarded annually to women pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering.
July 2009
Professor Archie Johnston to be new Dean    View Summary
17 July 2009
Prof Archie JohnstonThe Sir John Holland 2007 Civil Engineer of the Year and 2007 Entrepreneurial Educator of the Year of the Business and Higher Education Roundtable will be the next Dean of Engineering and IT effective 1 September.
May 2009
Field robotics wins Clunies Ross award   View Summary
22 May 2009
acfrGroundbreaking work by one of the University's top federation fellows has won him a prestigious ATSE Clunies Ross Awards, it was announced this week.
Visit to USYD Faculty of Engineering and IT by NASA Astronaut   View Summary
8 May 2009
Astrounaut Greg ChamitoffThe Faculty is privileged to be hosting a visit to Australia and our Faculty by NASA Astronaut and former staff member and lecturer Greg Chamitoff.
April 2009
Annual Schools Breakfast for Principals and Careers Advisors   View Summary
28 April 2009
micThe Faculty will once again host the Schools Breakfast on Wednesday,27th May commencing at 07:45.
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering workshops   View Summary
28 April 2009
usyd quadrangle"Are you interested in engineering but not quite sure which stream you're interested in? Are you good at maths and science?"
Faculty Awards   View Summary
9 April 2009
Faculty Teaching and Research AwardsThe Dean has announced the winners of the Dean's Awards for 2008 - Peter Gibbens (Teaching) & Hala Zreiqat (Research).
Engineering Sydney Careers Fair 2009- a roaring success   View Summary
8 April 2009
careers's fair successAfter months of planning not even April Fool's Day could dampen the success of the Engineering Sydney Careers Fair 2009.
HEDLOC Graduate Program and Sydney University Awards   View Summary
8 April 2009
hedlocHEDLOC™ in partnership with the University of Sydney offers a graduate program as well as two annual academic awards.
March 2009
University Earth Hour   View Summary
26 March 2009
university earth hourThe Faculty of Engineering & IT is supporting our earth!
Discovering Engineering Day - Friday, 24th April 2009    View Summary
20 March 2009
lightbulbThis great program is aimed at Year 10 students to provide school, them with an opportunity to experience the various engineering and information technology streams
Postgraduate Information Evening    View Summary
20 March 2009
graduation hatGraduate School of Engineering and IT will be holding an information evening on Tuesday, 26th May from 5.30pm.
Faculty Scholarships    View Summary
20 March 2009
dollar signTwo Scholarships are currently available in the School of Civil Engineering
Engineering Sydney Careers Fair 2009    View Summary
20 March 2009
micEngineering Sydney™ will be holding the annual Engineering and Information Technologies Careers Fair in the Seymour Centre on April 1st, 2009.
February 2009
International Competition: Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program    View Summary
18 February 2009
The Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program was established by the Goldman Sachs Foundation in 2001. The program, which is administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in partnership with educational organizations in selected countries, conducts an annual international competition at over 90 top-ranked universities in 19 countries. The competition identifies and rewards the academic excellence and leadership potential of 150 of the most accomplished second-year students from all disciplines for the Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program.
Congratulations to our honours graduands and prize winners   View Summary
16 February 2009
congratulationsThe Faculty congratulates the students who received Honours at Graduation, those mentioned on the Dean's List of Excellence in Academic performance and students who have received prizes and Scholarships.
January 2009
Pioneer aviatrix dies at 93   View Summary
14 January 2009
Nancy Bird WaltonThe Faculty mourns the passing of Nancy-Bird Walton, who recently won the Engineering Sydney Alumni of the Year 2008 award for her services to aviation and the nation.