News: Chemical Engineering

Space tablets splashdown on Earth

SpaceX pills

A batch of pills has returned to Earth after a year of being exposed to the environment inside the International Space Station (ISS). University of Adelaide researchers will check what the effects of some of the highest levels of radiation found beyond the Earth’s atmosphere have had on the tablets.

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Paper on the Future of Nanofertilisers in Highest-Impact Journal


Remote PhD student Tu Le, along with Professor Volker Hessel and co-authors have recently published a review on microfluidic encapsulation and its use for nanofertilisers – which are among the grand challenges of future engineering. 

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ARC Discovery Early Career Research Awards 2022


Of the five awards given to the University of Adelaide, the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences have received two with both successful candidates coming from the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials. The total funding received across the two awards is $857, 582.

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Meet the ECMS 3MT Faculty finalists and prize winners

3MT whole group shot 2021

After much deliberation the Faculty Judging Panel have selected our two winners who will proceed to the Virtual University 3MT Final Competition which will be held as part of the Research Tuesdays Series on 14 September. Thank you to all of our talented students who took on the challenge and we wish our ECMS finalists all the very best for the University of Adelaide Challenge.

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Get a head start with the Top100 Future Leader Competition 2022

GC Top 100 Awards

Applications are now open for GradConnection’s annual #GCTop100 Awards! Applications close 30 August.

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PhD opportunity: Microgrid Battery Deployment

Battery automation FBI CRC

This scholarship is jointly funded by Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBI CRC) and University of Adelaide to support a full-time PhD student who is undertaking research in Power Systems Engineering and application of large-scale energy storage for microgrid operation.

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2022 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship

Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship. Valued up to $120000

The Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship, valued up to $120,000, provides final year, honours and postgrad students access to support and networks to help them back their ideas and make a real difference through their research and studies. Applications close 2 September 2021.

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Defence Industry Internship Program

Working with PHM Technology has been a great experience for me. I learnt a lot about how important reliability and maintainability are in the defence industry. I would love to give my thanks to the DIIP team for organising this placement and giving me the opportunity to develop my engineering skills. Emily Lok

Aimed at engineering students studying at Universities all around Australia that are in their last or second last years of study, DIIP is an opportunity to gain practical engineering experience at a Small or Medium Enterprise (SME) that supports the Defence Industry in Australia. Applications close 1 August.

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2021 Saab Engineering Scholarships


Applications are now open for Saab Australia's Engineering, Women in Engineering and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarships. Applications close 27 June.

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Women in STEM Alumni Network Launch success


On Thursday 20 May the Women in STEM Alumni Network (WiSAN) was officially launched.

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