Every year, Australians produce over 18 million tonnes of waste. But by improving our knowledge of what can be recycled and how we can do it, we can create a positive future for our environment. Addressing recycling in his recent book, Honorary Infrastructure Engineering Professor Markus Reuter has been recognised by the ISWA for his understanding of recycling processes and implications.
Neuroengineering PhD student Evgeni Sergeev is playing an important role in bionic eye development.
In the latest edition of Up Close, Dr Shane Huntington speaks to neuropsychiatrist Professor Chris Pantelis and neural engineering research Professor Stan Skafidas about the potential for using genetics to improve the diagnosis of autism.
University of Melbourne researchers have been awarded the largest share of ARC Future Fellowships funding with more than $17 million allocated to support 22 outstanding researchers, with four from the Melbourne School of Engineering, one project led by Associate Professor Kenneth Crozier being shared with the Department of Physics in the Faculty of Science.
Dr Yongping Wei completed her PhD at the University of Melbourne and she is now developing new approaches to water resource management in Australia and China, with funding support from an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship.