In 1966, a team of students from the University of Melbourne built Australia’s first satellite which they successfully launched in 1970. In late 2014, a team of University of Melbourne students formed the Melbourne Space Program (MSP) to continue what these alumni had begun.
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Graduating from the Lomonosov Moscow State University in Russia with a Bachelor of Physics in 1983, Professor Alexander Babanin went on to pursue a PhD in Physical Oceanography at the Marine Hydro-physical Institute in Sebastopol.
Founded in London in 1889, the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) is an international multi-disciplinary professional body providing opportunities for the exchange of ideas and practices and upholding the status, standards and knowledge of marine professionals worldwide.
Recognised leader in sustainability, 2012 Professional Engineer of the Year for Victoria and first female to graduate with a PhD in fluid mechanics, Anne Hellstedt has returned to the Melbourne School of Engineering, to lead the School’s strategic change that will transform Engineering and IT over the next ten years.
Professor Peter Lee is widely recognised for his work in biomechanics and rehabilitation engineering. “Once you understand the properties of muscles, bones and tissues you can do a lot.”