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Dr Rikky Muller honoured in MIT Technology Review
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Dr Rikky Muller honoured in MIT Technology Review

Electrical and electronic engineering lecturer and Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) alumna Dr Rikky Muller has been named an honoree of MIT Technology Review’s Annual Innovators Under 35 list, recognised for her development of emerging technologies in the field of Engineering and Medicine.

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Internet in space: nbn’s plan to bring broadband to rural Australia

The nbn – formerly the National Broadband Network – was established with a mandate to provide broadband to all Australians.

New membrane development agreement announced
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New membrane development agreement announced

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has signed a research collaboration agreement with NuSep Holdings Limited (ASX:NSP) to develop new and improved hydrogel membranes that have greater biocompatibility and use cost effective large-scale manufacturing techniques.

University-led initiatives alleviate STEM gender imbalance
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University-led initiatives alleviate STEM gender imbalance

Recent government figures reveal sixty per cent of tertiary graduates last year were women, yet gender imbalance within the STEM industry persists.

Marita Cheng develops AI to help the blind experience the world
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Marita Cheng develops AI to help the blind experience the world

Melbourne School of Engineering alumna Marita Cheng is working in Silicon Valley on a new app that allows blind people to identify the world directly in front of them using machine vision technology.

Creative machines on show for Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest
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Creative machines on show for Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest

School students from across Victoria brought their engineering a-game to the University of Melbourne this week, battling it out to create the strangest machines possible as part of the Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest.