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New Department of Infrastructure Engineering brings together civil and environmental engineering and geomatics
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New Department of Infrastructure Engineering brings together civil and environmental engineering and geomatics

Launched January 1, 2011, the Department of Infrastructure Engineering is the new home for the disciplines of civil engineering, environmental engineering and geomatics. The Department has been created from the merger of the two former Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Geomatics.

The ones and zeroes of life: Computational biology and the trajectory of scale
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The ones and zeroes of life: Computational biology and the trajectory of scale

Professor Justin Zobel, Professor of Computational Bioinformatics at the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, and Dr Ajay Royyuru, Head of the Computational Biology Center at IBM Research, discuss the challenges of computational biology and their work on the Genographic Project.

Liquefied natural gas as an alternate fuel source for ships
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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.

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2010 Engineering Graduation

Saturday December 11, 2010, marked an historic occasion, when for the first time, the entire cohort of around 700 engineering students graduated at a single end-of-year ceremony. Degrees conferred ranged from bachelors, all the way through to PhDs.

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.