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Researchers turning waste glass into stronger and more affordable concrete
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Researchers turning waste glass into stronger and more affordable concrete

A team from the Melbourne School of Engineering led by Associate Professor Tuan Ngo has developed a lightweight prefabricated concrete material that is stronger and cheaper than traditional concrete.

Professor Priyan Mendis and Dr Kate Nguyen invited onto leading international tall building working group
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Professor Priyan Mendis and Dr Kate Nguyen invited onto leading international tall building working group

Professor Priyan Mendis and Dr Kate Nguyen from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering have been invited to join the special working group on Fire and Facades with the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

Professor Iven Mareels wins Control Engineering Textbook Prize
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Professor Iven Mareels wins Control Engineering Textbook Prize

Dean of the Melbourne School of Engineering, Professor Iven Mareels has won the the 2017 Harold Chestnut Control Engineering Textbook Prize.

The aftermath of the Grenfell fire: Are Australian buildings safe?
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The aftermath of the Grenfell fire: Are Australian buildings safe?

Fire safety expert Dr Jonathan Barnett will discuss building facades and fire safety at this free public lecture from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering.

University of Melbourne to lead new ARC Training Centre in Cognitive Computing for Medical Technologies
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University of Melbourne to lead new ARC Training Centre in Cognitive Computing for Medical Technologies

The University of Melbourne will partner with IBM Research to launch a new Training Centre in Cognitive Computing for Medical Technologies thanks to $4.1m in funding from the Australian Research Council.

Nitero acquired by leading technology multinational
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Nitero acquired by leading technology multinational

Nitero, the technology company co-founded by Professor Stan Skafidas from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has been acquired by global technology giant Advanced Micro Devices, with Professor Skafidas set to head up AMD’s operations in Australia.