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Professor Rod Tucker
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Our people in the news: Professor Rod Tucker

Professor Rod Tucker talked about the work that is being conducted to reduce energy consumption within telecommunications networks, as part of the GreenTouch initiative, at a press conference in London, last week.

Assoc Prof. William Shieh honoured by Optical Society of America
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Assoc Prof. William Shieh honoured by Optical Society of America

The world’s leading research, education and industry body for optics and photonics has honoured a University of Melbourne academic for his outstanding contribution to optical research.

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Testing broadband applications under real world conditions

IBES has recently partnered with Anue Systems, a leading US supplier of network visibility solutions, providing IBES with a Network Emulator that will enable researchers to test software and services in an environment that reflects real world conditions.

Virtual surgery goes 3D
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Virtual surgery goes 3D

Melbourne University researchers from the Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society (IBES), including members from the Departments’ of Computer Science and Software Engineering, and Electrical and Electronic Engineering, have developed 3D technology to broadcast virtual reality surgical operations via 3DTV.

Our people in the news: Professor Tony Burkitt
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Our people in the news: Professor Tony Burkitt

Congratulations to Professor Tony Burkitt, Director of Bionic Vision Australia and Professor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, on being included in the Age Magazine’s top 100 list of Melbourne’s most influential, inspirational and creative people, for his work on the bionic eye project.

$4 million collaboration to advance global broadband
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$4 million collaboration to advance global broadband

A $4 million ARC linkage grant between NEC and the Melbourne School of Engineering was officially announced last week. The collaboration will advance wireless broadband communication systems, dramatically increasing data rates for mobile devices, and will help deliver broadband services to remote locations that cannot be serviced by optical fibre.