Alumni

Troy McCann: Bringing outer space back to Australia
Alumni / News

Troy McCann: Bringing outer space back to Australia

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.

Below the ocean’s surface with Professor Alexander Babanin
Alumni / Research

Below the ocean’s surface with Professor Alexander Babanin

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.

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A career in marine engineering with Simon McCowan

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.

Alumni in Conversation: Dr Anne Hellstedt
Alumni

Alumni in Conversation: Dr Anne Hellstedt

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.

Vale: Dr J.L. (Dick) van der Molen
Alumni

Vale: Dr J.L. (Dick) van der Molen

Staff and students from the Melbourne School of Engineering and the Department of Infrastructure Engineering were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of alumnus and past member of staff, Jan Ludzer (Dick) van der Molen in late 2015.

Mentoring at the Melbourne School of Engineering
Alumni

Mentoring at the Melbourne School of Engineering

The very successful Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Mentoring Program is expanding this year to include Mechanical Engineering.