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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.

Where are you? How we describe place
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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.

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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
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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.

Low-cost artificial limbs using the pressure cast technique
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Low-cost artificial limbs using the pressure cast technique

Dr Peter Vee Sin Lee from the Department of Mechanical Engineering is Chief Investigator on a project developing low-cost artificial limbs using the pressure cast (PCAST) technique.

Spotlight on Nanoelectronics
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Spotlight on Nanoelectronics

Nanoelectronic systems are a new and exciting area of technology and the next step in the progression of circuitrymicroelectronic systems.