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20 August 2019

5 research projects that could change the world

What do autonomous vehicles, cochlear implants and gut microbiomes have in common? They're all central to some of the ideas that were on display at Research Conversazione 2019, an event that gives our staff and students the platform to explain their ground-breaking research.
29 March 2019

New funding laying foundation for hydrogen-resistant steels

Professor Julie Cairney and Dr Yi-Sheng Chen have received a $321,000 Australian Research Council Linkage Project grant to partner with CITIC Metal and examine the cause of hydrogen embrittlement in steels.
14 January 2019

Engineering new kernels of truth with cereal

University of Sydney geomechanical engineers are examining the properties of puffed rice cereal through a new lens to gain understanding of the behaviour of porous materials.
18 October 2018

5 things we learnt at Research Conversazione

Farming robots, human breast milk and IoT cybersecurity may seem like unrelated topics, but they all came together under one roof at the Faculty of Engineering and IT's premier annual research event, Research Conversazione.
03 July 2018

Faculty expands its civil engineering expertise

The academic ranks of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies have been increased by the welcome arrivals of Associate Professor Ali Akbar Nezhad, Dr Aaron Opdyke and Dr Emily Moylan to the School of Civil Engineering.
01 May 2018

One engineer’s bridge to success

University of Sydney engineering alumnus Ken Wheeler has travelled the globe designing and managing major bridge projects. We asked Ken how he overcame the challenges in creating Sydney’s “other” famous bridge.
21 September 2017

New mechanical engineering research highlights global rise of AM

3D-printed parts are not new but their use is set to explode among key industries including those in the aerospace, automotive and biomedical sectors.

18 August 2017

SOAR fellow unlocking the key to sustainable energy

Dr Yixiang Gan is researching how heat transfers through porous matter such as sand and rock. Understanding the physics of these granular materials may be the key to dependable energy systems.

07 August 2017

Structural engineers recognised for ongoing contributions

Outstanding ongoing contributions to the field of structural engineering have seen two academics from the School of Civil Engineering recognised by their peers with prestigious awards.

26 April 2017

Innovative expert in transport engineering joins faculty

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies has attracted leading transportation engineer and analyst Professor David Levinson to the School of Civil Engineering.