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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.

Marita Cheng
News

Our students in the news: Marita Cheng

An article about Marita Cheng featured in the Cairns Post on 29 Dec 2010.

Liquefied natural gas as an alternate fuel source for ships
News

Liquefied natural gas as an alternate fuel source for ships

Associate Professor Michael Brear has commented on the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG), as a cleaner and more sustainable fuel source for ships, for an article in the Age.

Results from the Formula SAE-A 2010
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Results from the Formula SAE-A 2010

Congratulations to the University of Melbourne Formula SAE-Australiasia 2010 team who came fourth in the overall competition held from Thursday 9th December to Sunday 12th December, 2010 at Victoria University Industrial Skills Centre in Werribee.

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.

Low-cost artificial limbs using the pressure cast technique
Research

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.