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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.

The mechanics of biology: a discussion with Professor Peter Lee
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The mechanics of biology: a discussion with Professor Peter Lee

Professor Peter Lee is widely recognised for his work in biomechanics and rehabilitation engineering. “Once you understand the properties of muscles, bones and tissues you can do a lot.”

Molecular mozzarella: What makes mozzarella stretchy?
Features / Research

Molecular mozzarella: What makes mozzarella stretchy?

The secrets of mozzarella cheese are being unravelled by Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering PhD student Anita Pax.

Melbourne researchers create hope for sufferers of inflammatory bowel disease
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Melbourne researchers create hope for sufferers of inflammatory bowel disease

Melbourne researchers are creating hope for sufferers of inflammatory bowel diseases, one of the damaging side effects of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Robotics and the reality of science fiction
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Robotics and the reality of science fiction

Dr Denny Oetomo’s latest work has focused on exploring the use of robotics to improve the recovery of upper limb use following nervous system injuries such as strokes.

Australia first for reconstructive surgery uses a 3D-printed jaw implant
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Australia first for reconstructive surgery uses a 3D-printed jaw implant

In an Australian-first surgical procedure, engineers from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Melbourne along with Epworth Freemasons’ Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon George Dimitroulis, have corrected a young man’s rare congenital jaw deformity.