News: Mechanical Engineering

Casual work opportunities in ECMS - Academic teaching support

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is seeking dedicated and passionate casual staff to assist with the delivery of our Semester 1 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, commencing 28th February 2022.

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CET researchers awarded Solar Energy journal best paper 2021

Solar award energy

Congratulations to mechanical engineering researchers Dr Matthew Emes, Dr Azadeh Jafari and Prof Maziar Arjomandi for receiving the Solar Energy Journal Best Paper Award 2021 from the International Solar Energy Society (ISES).

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Earn $150 for sharing your opinion on STEM employers

Focus group

IMC are looking for STEM students graduating in 2021 and 2022 to attend virtual focus groups over the coming weeks to get their opinion on employers, careers available, what makes them attractive and why.

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Ingenuity innovators enhance autonomous underwater vehicle

two women and one man are holding a prototype rectangular mechanical object. they are smiling

A hit multi-year project from Ingenuity 2019 has had innovative enhancements by final year engineering students Eli Duykers, Jessica Evans, Joyce Jollands and Nathan Morrissey.

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Ingenuity innovators create robotic remote control solution to clear power lines

photo of five students holding a robot on some steps

Mechanical Engineering students embarked on a quest for their honours project to decrease risk to powerline maintenance workers, creating a robotic hybrid system that you can check out at Ingenuity!

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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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