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11 December 2017
Demystifying computing degrees verses software engineering

If you’re a school leaver looking for a qualification that best prepares you for a future-focused career in computing or information technology, you may be a little confused as to the differences between the various degrees. 

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05 December 2017
Mai elected Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering

University of Sydney Professor and University Chair of Mechanical Engineering Yiu-Wing Mai AM has been elected a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).

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05 December 2017
Celebrating a decade of smart mining solutions

Leading global mining group Rio Tinto and the University of Sydney have celebrated the 10th anniversary of their multimillion dollar research partnership aimed at increasing innovation in mining.

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01 December 2017
5 things that could exist through chemical engineering

Chemical engineers stretch the boundaries of chemistry and physics as we know it, hacking chemical processes to engineer a cleaner future and ultimately improve our lives.

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24 November 2017
5 minutes with Aaron Ramsden

Aaron Ramsden’s decision to down tools and pursue his ambition of becoming an electrical engineer has sparked a successful career in renewable energy networks.

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22 November 2017
Can computer vision and AI predict strokes and prevent disability?

More than 80% of strokes are preventable. University of Sydney biomedical engineering students have proposed a rapid stroke prediction system using computer vision and AI, and accessible to any hospital with a CT imaging machine. 

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22 November 2017
Internship sparks employment with leader in smart metering

Landing a workplace internship with Landis+Gyr was an exciting prospect for Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Electrical) second-year student, Ignatius Widjaja. To be then offered a position while studying was more than unexpected.

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21 November 2017
AI expert awarded one of America's highest science honours

University of Sydney Professor of Computer Science Dacheng Tao has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), one of the highest honours in the field.

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20 November 2017
Why the Dalyell Program is no ordinary engineering and IT degree

In 2018, the Dalyell Scholars Program will replace the University of Sydney’s Advanced Engineering program for exceptional students, offering greater opportunities to excel and new challenges to conquer.

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20 November 2017
Sharing resources could result in lower mobile costs

Sharing your mobile phone’s resources with people around you could cut your mobile costs, claim researchers from the University of Sydney’s School of Information Technologies.

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