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Solomon Jones built a prototype for the “SmartBin” — a skip that reports waste weights in real time — in his garage during the pandemic lockdown in 2021. The world's first Waste Check System is now operating at Questacon.

24
Nov
2022

The coolest thing at Questacon is in the bin

Each year, 7.3 million tonnes of food waste are piled in Australian landfills, where they break down without oxygen, emitting greenhouse gases equivalent to those of the steel industry and the iron ore industry combined. ...

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14
Sep
2016

Student innovation challenge to tackle global problems

Budding programmers, law students and creative artists will come together this weekend to tackle global problems at the inaugural ANU Innovation Challenge. Over a 24 hour period, 80 ANU students, 30 high school students and 12...

14
Sep
2016

Innovation funding to boost ANU research

Image: Dr Shayne Flint with student Damien Beard ANU has won $500,000 in new funding for innovation in the 2016-17 CBR Innovation Development Fund. The funding will support four ANU projects, from the College of...

13
Sep
2016

ANU engineer awarded for outstanding contribution to student learning

Image: ANU Citation recipients, Dr Joanne Wells, Jeremy Smith and Dr Alexandra Webb. Jeremy Smith from the Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Electrical, Energy and Materials Engineering (RSEEME) has...

12
Sep
2016

ANU engineers play key role in new Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence

Professor Matthew James and Professor Elanor Huntington from the College of Engineering and Computer Science have been appointed investigators in the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and...

08
Sep
2016

New material to revolutionise water proofing

Engineers at The Australian National University (ANU) have developed a new spray-on material with a remarkable ability to repel water. ...

07
Sep
2016

Engineering student awarded ABC Women in Broadcast Technology Scholarship

ANU Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Commerce student Arlene Mendoza has been awarded one of two Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Women in Broadcast Technology (WIBT) Scholarships for 2016. Arlene received the award...

07
Sep
2016

$8 million for ANU renewable energy research

ANU will establish an international research program to improve ways to store renewable energy that can be integrated into the electricity grid under a new $8 million partnership with the ACT Government....

06
Sep
2016

ANU top in Australia and among the best in the world

The ANU has maintained its position as Australia's top university and continues to be counted among the top universities in the world. The latest QS World University Rankings for 2016-17 rated ANU at 22nd in the world...

05
Sep
2016

New funding to support humanitarian engineering

The ANU Research School of Electrical, Energy and Materials Engineering (RSEEME) has won Australian Government funding to help students study overseas under the New Colombo Plan in 2017. The funding will give 12 undergraduate...


02
Sep
2016

That's a wrap! Open Day 2016

Live musical coding, a free barbeque lunch hosted by the Engineering Students Association, and the chance to design and launch a rocket were all highlights from the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science on Open Day...

01
Sep
2016

ANU leads in education, research and public policy

The Australian National University (ANU) strengthened its role as a national leader in research, education and public policy excellence in 2015 while building its reputation as one of the world's finest universities. The ANU...

23
Aug
2016

Why Not Both? How Double Degrees Can Improve Employability

“I always envied those people who had one thing they were interested in or one thing they were good at, because the path was very clear for them.” The envy of Emily Campbell, 22, is an envy shared by many, particularly students...

22
Aug
2016

ANU Engineers Set Solar Thermal World Record

Engineers at The Australian National University (ANU) have set a world record for efficiency for a...

16
Aug
2016

ANU Scientist Named ACT Young Tall Poppy for 2016

Dr Yuerui (Larry) Lu from The Australian National University (ANU) has been named the ACT Young Tall Poppy of the Year for his research achievements in nanoscale science and his passion for science communication. Dr Lu said he...

12
Aug
2016

Computing PhD Student Wins Kurzweil Prize for Artificial Intelligence

Researchers from the Australian National University have been recognised for their research in Artificial Intelligence. Computing PhD candidate Tom Everitt has been awarded the Kurzweil Prize for best AGI Paper at the ...

Dean, Professor Elanor Huntington and some of the prize winners.
11
Aug
2016

Outstanding Achievements of Engineering & Computing Students Recognised

Eight students from the College were recognised on Tuesday 9 August for their outstanding achievements in the 2015 academic year.   The prizes recognised the most outstanding of a very talented cohort of engineering and computer...

Professor Elanor Huntington, Dean, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science, and Daniel Marshall.
03
Aug
2016

Alumni recognised for high-quality research

College alumnus and 2015 University Medallist Daniel Marshall has been awarded runner-up in the IEEE Australia Council 2015 Student Paper Contest.  The research for Daniel’s paper titled...

Welcome to engineering students
02
Aug
2016

Welcome to our new engineering students from partner universities

The Research School of Electrical, Energy and Materials Engineering (RSEEME) hosted an informal lunch for new undergraduate students from our partner universities on Thursday 28 July in the ANU College of Engineering and Computer...

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01
Aug
2016

Happy 70th birthday ANU

As Vice-Chancellor, I'm proud to lead the ANU community to celebrate the 70...

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01
Aug
2016

ANU to Revamp Admissions as VC Outlines New Vision

ANU will revamp the way it deals with student admissions and move away from judging students only on their year 12 ATAR results under changes announced by Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt AC....

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