Engineering News

Senior Deakin engineering delegation visits Bendigo
Professor Guy Littlefair led a delegation of senior researchers to Bendigo recently as part of an initiative to support and strengthen the vibrant local manufacturing sector and expand related education and research programs in the region.

Baum, Deakin Engineering and the pursuit of bespoke perfection
Deakin University’s School of Engineering is changing the way in which universities interact with SMEs in Geelong and the Surf Coast by actively deploying technological solutions to assist in the advanced design and manufacturing space

Push for the winning edge in competition
Final year Mechatronics Engineering students recently put their skills to the test designing and developing autonomous robots to compete in a Sumorobot Competition

Deakin graduate to improve access to sanitation in Timor-Leste
Rob Leeson, Deakin University engineering graduate and Coordinator of Engineering Development at the City of Ballarat, is embarking on a 12-month volunteer placement with Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB) in Timor-Leste

New group aims to LEAD the way for female engineering students
Ladies in Engineering At Deakin - or LEAD - is a fun networking group for Deakin University’s female engineering students

Prior opportunity
Deakin University and Prior Snow, a Canadian ski and snowboard company, are working together to develop more environmentally friendly high performance skis and boards

New engineering labs spark new opportunities
These are the latest additions to a suite of refurbished engineering laboratories and equipment that ensure facilities for engineering at Deakin are world class

Alumni Awards Honour Roll 2012
Marin Burela recieves the Deakin Alumni of the Year Award for outstanding service in his profession in recognition of his outstanding leadership and management in the automotive industry.

High impact
Deakin University’s School of Engineering and the Australian Paralympic Committee have signed an MOU based around developing high impact sports technologies for elite Paralympian athletes.

CADET project gets the green light
Deakin Vice Chancellor, Professor Jane den Hollander, today welcomed the Federal Government's announcement of funding for the university's new Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training (CADET) at Geelong Waurn Ponds campus.

Deakin steps in to host national Science and Engineering Challenge final
It was all systems go at Deakin’s Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on Tuesday 30 October as secondary school students from around Australia competed for the honour of winning the 2012 Science and Engineering Challenge National Final.

Boardshorts under the microscope during Deakin Week
Dr Paul Collins, School of Engineering, gave guests an insight into Deakinís leading research in the field of sports technology at an event during Deakin Week.

Investment powers new equipment purchase
Deakin’s electrical and electronics engineering students will benefit from an investment of $1.2m in new equipment for the School of Engineering’s electrical and renewable energy laboratories.

In the spotlight for strategic plan launch
Engineering PhD student Junior Nomani was centre stage at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus for Deakin’s LIVE the future: Agenda 2020 strategic plan launch, giving the address on behalf of the student body at the Campus.

Celebrating how engineers 'make it so'
Deakin's School of Engineering is a sponsor of Australian Engineering Week, happening nationally from Monday 6 August to Sunday 12 August. Coordinated by Engineers Australia, the week has the slogan 'if you can imagine it, engineers make it so' and celebrates and promotes the work of engineers at a variety of events.

Gold prize for research into making coloured concrete
Deakin School of Engineering PhD candidate Buthainah Al-Kharabsheh was presented with the Gold Prize at the Korea International Women's Invention Exposition (KIWIE) 2012 held in Seoul in May.

CADET a boon to research
The successful creation of CADET, the Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training, will play a big role in producing researchers of the future.

Discovering science and engineering can be fun
Year 10 students from across the region and beyond recently gathered at Deakin's Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus for the 2012 Science and Engineering Challenge.


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