2008 News archive

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November 2008
Interested in Postgraduate Studies?   View Summary
20 November 2008
postgrad info eveningYou're invited to the Engineering & IT Postgraduate Information Evening to be held on Thursday 5 February 2009 at 6pm in the Wintergarden at SIT.
The Nuclear Engineering Panel, Sydney Branch of Engineers Australia Public Lecture    View Summary
19 November 2008
Vassilios G Agelidiswill be held on Wednesday, 26 November 2008, at Engineers Australia Harricks Auditorium, Ground Floor, 8 Thomas St, Chatswood.
Obama young vote won with Twitter    View Summary
18 November 2008
Sanjay ChawlaA/Professor Sanjay Chawla says Barack Obama's victory was perhaps due more to the technology savviness of his campaign rather than just a triumph of political ideas
October 2008
NHMRC Success   View Summary
22 October 2008
NHMRC GrantsThe Faculty was also successful in the NHMRC Grants announced on Friday.
Delta Chair in Sustainable Energy Development   View Summary
21 October 2008
Dr Tony Vassallo has accepted the position of the Delta Chair in Sustainable Energy Development in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
Promotions to Associate Professor   View Summary
21 October 2008
5 members of the Faculty will be promoted to Associate Professor on Jan 1 2009 for their achievements in research, learning and teaching and service to the university and the community.
High Success Rate of ENGG&IT for new ARC Grants commencing 2009   View Summary
21 October 2008
ENGG&IT ARC grantsENGG&IT has won a large number of the new grants commencing 2009, many by our younger and newer members of the staff. This augers extremely well for the future.
Congratulations to E&IE ARC Discovery 2009 Awardees   View Summary
20 October 2008
2 million dollars.School of Electrical and Information Engineering has done superlatively this year in this ARC National Competitive Grants Program.
Engineering Systems Laboratory   View Summary
20 October 2008
offical launch of eie systems laboratoryThe School of Electrical and Information Engineering cordially invites you to the Inauguration of the new Systems Laboratory with the official launch by the Professor Gregory Hancock, Dean, and Professor Robert Minasian, Head.
September 2008
Sydney takes out engineering excellence awards   View Summary
24 September 2008
Hugh Durrant-WhyteUniversity of Sydney engineers have swept the pool of top awards at this year's Engineering Excellence Awards.
August 2008
Introducing TECHLAND   View Summary
26 August 2008
Prof V AgelidisProfessor Vassilios G. Agelidis, EnergyAustralia Chair of Power Engineering has received significant financial support exceeding 3M dollars from private donors, industry and the University of Sydney towards realising TECHLAND™.
July 2008
Election to the Royal Society   View Summary
31 July 2008
Professor Yiu-Wing Mai has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS).
May 2008
Faculty Teaching and Research Awards 2007   View Summary
31 May 2008
The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia Michael Jeffery presented third Year University of Sydney Biomedical Engineering student Amelia Parker, with an Order of Australia Association Foundation Scholarship at Parliament House on 16 February 2008.
February 2008
Governor General Congratulates 3rd Yr Biomedical Engineering Student   View Summary
16 February 2008
The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia Michael Jeffery presented third Year University of Sydney Biomedical Engineering student Amelia Parker, with an Order of Australia Association Foundation Scholarship at Parliament House on 16 February 2008.
January 2008
Professor Liangchi Zhang awarded the Business Higher Education Round Table Award   View Summary
4 January 2008
The Business Higher Education Round Table Award (BHERT) is for Outstanding Achievement in Collaboration Research & Development and Education and Training
Prof Robert Minasian elected as a Fellow of the Optical Society of America   View Summary
4 January 2008
Robert has been recognised for contributions to the fundamental understanding of photonic signal processing of microwave signals
New Head of School Announcements   View Summary
4 January 2008
The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies is pleased to announce three new school heads commencing at the beginning of 2008
USyd Students Participate in Formula SAE-A Competition   View Summary
1 January 2008
Universities from around Australia and overseas took part in the competition, with the University of Sydney finishing 9th overall.