Articles written by: Greta Harrison

Alumna making a positive impact through disaster management research
Alumni

Alumna making a positive impact through disaster management research

Geomatics PhD alumna Katie Potts knew she wanted to pursue a career devising better ways of managing disaster response while she was working on her final year engineering project. Victoria had just experienced the devastating Black Saturday bushfires of 2009, Australia’s worst bushfire disaster in recorded history, and Dr Potts decided to use her final year thesis to investigate the use of spatial information in bushfire recovery.

Course Spotlight – Master of Energy Systems
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Course Spotlight – Master of Energy Systems

A unique graduate course at the University of Melbourne is preparing students for exciting new careers as future leaders in the international sustainable energy industry.

Melbourne Accelerator Program 2014 Launch Party
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Melbourne Accelerator Program 2014 Launch Party

The Melbourne Accelerator Program Launch Party marks the official opening of the University of Melbourne’s startup incubator program for 2014, where we showcase our cohort of MAP14 Entrepreneurial Fellows.

Thas Nirmalathas appointed new Director of the Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society
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Thas Nirmalathas appointed new Director of the Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society

Professor Thas Nirmalathas of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has been appointed the Director of the University of Melbourne’s Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society (IBES).

Girton Grammar and Mater Christi College bring home the glory in The Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest
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Girton Grammar and Mater Christi College bring home the glory in The Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest

Fledgling inventors from around Victoria descended on Wilson Hall this week to show off their bizarre and brilliant contraptions as part of the Melbourne School of Engineering’s Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest.

Alumni profile: Rin Cheok – Graduate Civil Engineer, Gamuda Berhad Malaysia
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Alumni profile: Rin Cheok – Graduate Civil Engineer, Gamuda Berhad Malaysia

Just a few months out of her Master of Engineering (Environmental) at the University of Melbourne, Rin Cheok is already working on a mass rapid transport project that will revolutionise rail infrastructure in Malaysia.