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.
Articles written by: Greta Harrison
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
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.
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.