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Infrastructure and transport

18 November 2019

Engineering researchers awarded over $2 million in funding

The Faculty of Engineering has secured five research projects with funding totaling over $2 million through the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards.
17 October 2019

Sydney performs strongly in engineering and computer science rankings

The Faculty of Engineering has risen in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject, and is now ranked 86th in the world for both engineering and computer science.
26 September 2019

Planes, trains and automobiles: understanding the global transport sector

Population growth and an increase in travel have created an urgent need for better transport systems in global cities. A shift towards analysing, designed and implementing future-focused transport is needed - and it's going to transform the way we travel.
17 September 2019

Engineering for the future

The emergence of new technology has caused a surge in demand for graduates skilled in AI, cyber-security and big data. Our new degrees provide hands-on experience and give students the tools needed to meet the challenges of this technology-driven future.
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.