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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.
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.
10 October 2018

New funding to help five engineers and computer scientists soar

Next generation machine learning for surgery, computational neuroscience, and predicting epileptic seizures are just some of the innovative research areas to benefit from new university-wide funding.
03 August 2018

Digital Farmhand boosts food security in the Pacific

Developed by University of Sydney engineers, Digital Farmhand uses low-cost robotics technology to increase food quality and production output for small-scale and subsistence farmers in the Pacific.
13 July 2018

Pushing the boundaries of drone design

The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Engineering is at the forefront of designing the next generation of specialised Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, making them easier to deploy, faster, and longer range.
16 May 2018

A Sydney man's dream lands in the stars

From understanding Solar System physics, building spacecraft, and proposing Australia’s first space project, Warwick Holmes is a true pioneer in Space Engineering.
23 October 2017

Building the best camera for a robot

Dr Donald Dansereau’s work in developing the world’s first single lens wide field-of-view (FOV) light field capture camera may have huge implications for drone landing, delivery robots and self-driving cars.

24 August 2017

A safer landing for industry and defence

Innovative aeronautical research aims to predict safe conditions around ships, oil rigs and within urban environments to allow helicopters to land in gale force winds and high seas.

23 August 2017

Aeronautical engineering: providing the gift of sight for drones

PhD student Anastasia Volkova is developing an alternative way for drones to see in areas they are unable to navigate by GPS satellite. She hopes visual navigation algorithms will change the way drones operate.

14 July 2017

Robots exploring the ocean depths 

Combining their passions for science and engineering, three University of Sydney Alumni are using marine robotic technology to help industry reach some of their most challenging and inaccessible underwater locations.