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.
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.
Childhood dreams led Daishi Adams to enrol in the Co-Lab Honours Grant, tailored to Australian students interested in a career with the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD).
“When I was a child, I wanted to build up a rocket and head off to space”, says Daishi Adams.
ANU computing students Jacob Weston-Davis, Amelia Genova, Ethan Miegel, and Philip Caisip share their adventures as open-source coders in a COMP2120 lab session.
Project maintainers on the cloud coding site GitHub may have noticed a recent surge in “open source ambassadors” from ANU.
Ishank Nain's journey to ANU from Narwana, India would not have been possible without The Chancellor’s International Scholarship.
As a boy in Narwana, India, Ishank Nain dreamed of studying abroad. Australia was at the top of his list. He wanted to become an engineer.
Only 3 of 60 robots completed both mazes in "Discovering Engineering", an introductory course at ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science.
Student teams watched with hands clasped in prayer as their robot cars attempted to navigate mazes using sonar sensors to detect and avoid obstructions.
Feiyue Tao feared her research would suffer if she accepted a summer internship with Google, but it didn't prevent her from earning a Postgraduate Medal for Academic Excellence,
Rosa Rosmery Soto Ruidias, Carina Li, Ho Yan Or, and Natasha Pegler: the only team thus far to escape a computer science "Escape Room" designed by Dr Bernardo Pereira Nunes.
An ANU Escape Room aims to teach computational thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration while having a bit of fun.
As he reached one of the highest lookouts on a ridgeline stretch of the Larapinta Trail, Edmund Hofflin paused to take in the 360° panorama.
Louise Bardwell with her parents, Susie and Alan, on graduation day, 15 July, 2022.
“Engineering is not just putting up bridges or wiring circuits,” explained Louise Bardwell after teaching a hands-on engineering workshop for high school girls visiting ANU.