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Report from the 2011 Research Symposium
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Report from the 2011 Research Symposium

The Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE) held its annual Research Symposium on Friday May 13. The Symposium was well-attended with a mix of speakers and attendees from industry, government and research institutes, as well as Melbourne University and MSE colleagues.

Microchip marks first year for the bionic eye
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Microchip marks first year for the bionic eye

Bionic Vision Australia (BVA) has marked its first year of operation by developing a breakthrough microchip for the wide-view bionic eye.

Seeing the whole picture on infrastructure
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Seeing the whole picture on infrastructure

Professor Iven Mareels, Dean of the Melbourne School of Engineering, has written about the need for holistic infrastructure for service delivery, in the summer 2011 edition of the National Outlook.

Fast Tracking Prosthetic Feet
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Fast Tracking Prosthetic Feet

Associate Professor Peter Lee, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and his final year biomedical engineering students have been developing low-cost prosthetics for people in developing countries. Their work has been highlighted in an article in the latest edition of the Voice.

NBN vs 4G: the contest is already over
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NBN vs 4G: the contest is already over

Professor Rod Tucker comments on why the Australian NBN will deliver a superior broadband network to the proposed US 4G wireless network.

Geothermal energy research happening on campus
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Geothermal energy research happening on campus

The Geotechnical and Energy Research Group in the new Department of Infrastructure Engineering are researching direct geothermal energy systems. A detailed field trial is currently being undertaken on campus.