News: Mechanical Engineering

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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Women in STEM Alumni Network Launch success

WiSTEMAN 2

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

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ECMS InDaily 40 Under 40 success

Qi Wu 40 Under 40

Congratulations to the ECMS researchers, current students and alumni who received awards and were named in the recent InDaily 40 Under 40 Awards.

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Join the Adelaide Rover Team for the 2022 challenge

ARC UofA Rover arena

Applications are now open to join the Adelaide Rover Team for the 2022 Australian Rover Challenge. Apply by 28 June.

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Semester 1 2021 Graduation Important Updates

Graduation scroll tied with a red ribbon

If you intend to graduate in the Semester 1, 2021 Conferral Round (Ceremony in September 2021), please check your application status in Access Adelaide now.

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Job opportunity: multiple roles with Accenture Australia

Accenture

Working within our Adelaide Hub, you will hone your skills in cyber security, technology and innovation. You’ll also have the chance to work across a variety of industries – from health to education, cyber, automation, aerospace and defence, with roles open to applicants from technology, engineering and mathematics. Applications close 1 June.

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Job opportunity: HARDI Australia seeking graduate Mechanical Engineer

HARDI Australia

Due to an increase in local manufacturing, HARDI Australia has an opportunity for a Graduate Mechanical Engineer (or similar degree area) to work on a project insourcing from other Hardi offices in France and Denmark. Applications close 25 May.

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Showcase your work at the 2021 Undergraduate Research Conference

Undergraduate Research Conference

Bachelors and Honours students: Improve your employability skills and present your research to a large online audience! You could win tickets to the Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research (ACUR) and even represent the University as one of the student presenters. Expressions of Interest by 6 June.

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Mechanical Engineering graduates from 1971 welcomed onto campus

1971 Mechanical Engineering Reunion

"A bit has changed in the last 50 years!" This was the sentiment for all 12, 1971 Mechanical Engineering graduates who came back to campus on Thursday 6 May 2021 to celebrate their Golden Jubilee anniversary.

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