News: Mechanical Engineering

ECMS graduate named as Advanced Awards Emerging Leader

Andrea Boyd

Congratulations to ECMS alum Andrea Boyd who has been named as the Advanced Awards Emerging Leader Winner for 2021.

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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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Bringing self-sufficient power systems to the Solomon Islands

Malaita, Solomon Island

Researchers and students from the School of Mechanical Engineering will be establishing life-changing hydropower systems and training to Malaita on the Solomon Islands.

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AusOcean summer internship applications now open

"I got to do a bunch of cool and fun things, such as getting my diving certificate, going on boat trips, and meeting a group of fantastic people. But the major thing I have learnt this summer is that I can use my own unique and individual skills to make lasting and impactful change to benefit our world and oceans." Ella Pietratroia, Electrical and Electronic Engineering/Computer Science graduate and intern with AusOcean, 2019/2020.

This 3 month paid engineering internship runs from December to February providing real-world, multidisciplinary learning experiences and counts towards fulfilling engineering degree requirements. Applications close 1 September.

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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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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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Student project making waves in floating wind-turbine testing technology

Caitlin with project

Mechanical Engineering Honours student, Caitlin Scarborough alone designed, built and tested a floating platform that can support a 5MW wind turbine. Her platform was tested at the University of Adelaide wave flume under a range of wave and wind conditions, and the platform motion was detected using a motion capturing system OptiTrack.

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2021 Saab Engineering Scholarships

Saab

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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