Research

Microchip marks first year for the bionic eye
Features / Research

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.

Fast Tracking Prosthetic Feet
Features / Research

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.

Geothermal energy research happening on campus
Features / Research

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.

Where are you? How we describe place
Features / Research

Where are you? How we describe place

Associate Professor Stephan Winter from the Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE) is leading a research team of experts in linguistics, computer science and spatial information science to try and bridge the gap in the way we explain locations to our friends and how we type descriptions into mapping services such as google maps or in-car navigation services.

Research

ARC funding for MSE projects in 2011

The Melbourne School of Engineering has performed well in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) grants for 2011. The School has attracted funding for 16 Discovery Project (DP) grants worth $5.993M and 3 new ARC Linkage Project (LP) grants worth $1.42M, with partner contributions of $1.27M.

Low-cost prosthetics: student projects
Research

Low-cost prosthetics: student projects

Two teams of final year engineering students have been working on low-cost prosthetic projects, which have included field trips to Cambodia and Vietnam. Here are their stories.