The Nicolas Baudin “Internship in France” initiative offers students from participating Australian universities the opportunity to undertake a research internship at a French host university in collaboration with an industry partner.
Congratulations to Professor Carl Howard from the School of Mechanical Engineering, who was recently named as the overall winner in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers 2018 Photographer of the Year Competition. The winning photo shows an experimental rig in the School of Mechanical Engineering acoustic anechoic chamber, created by PhD student Orddom Leav, Professors Carl Howard and Ben Cazzolato, used to simulate the sound emitted from an exhaust stack attached to a gas-turbine power station.
After taking out 2nd place at the 2018 National FIRST Lego League (FLL) Team Championships in Sydney in December, the RoboRoos – a team of middle-school-aged boys and girls passionate about robotics – have been invited to compete in the World FLL Festival held in Detroit, Michigan in April 2019.
Congratulations to Professor Mark Jaksa from the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering who has recently been selected as the 2nd John Burland Lecturer by the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering’s (ISSMGE) Technical Committee TC306 in Geo-engineering Education. The award recognises excellence in geotechnical engineering education internationally, both in practice and research.