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18 September 2018

Distributed computing engineer awarded China’s top research honour

Centre for Distributed and High-Performance Computing Director Professor Albert Zomaya has been awarded a Thousand Talents Program professorship to conduct sustainable computing-related research at Tianjin University in China.
12 September 2018

Microscope that gets to the heart of matter

The transmission electron microscope (TEM) can explore matter at the scale of less than 0.06 billionths of a metre helping researchers design materials in renewable energy, medical science, engineering and geosciences.
11 September 2018

United States' FDA awards University-led team over $500,000

A University of Sydney multidisciplinary project has been awarded $548,000 by the United States' Food and Drug Administration to research enhancements to how dry powder inhalers are designed by the pharmaceutical industry.
05 September 2018

Alumna awarded inaugural Schmidt Science Fellowship in Astronomy

Engineering alumna Jielai Zhang is part of a team building the world’s best telescope to observe faint and large extragalactic objects.
31 August 2018

World-first study into cochlear implants and impact on speech

Researchers from the University of Sydney and Cochlear Limited in world-first study that could lead to more accurate predictions of how those with cochlear implants understand speech, allowing for tailoring to individual hearing loss.
27 August 2018

Top tips on applying for a leadership scholarship

Applications for our Leadership Scholarship are now open to all high-calibre students interested in studying engineering, computing or project management in 2019.

24 August 2018

Celebrating the legacy of a biomedical engineering pioneer

The leadership and vision of Professor Andrew Ruys has contributed to the outstanding success of the University of Sydney’s biomedical engineering program – now the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere.