Aircraft engine expert and mechanical engineer Professor Richard Sandberg, in collaboration with General Electric, will use some of the world’s fastest computers to complete 3000 years of research in a single year.
An e-tool that allows visually impaired people to detect hazards and obstacles is just one of the student inventions that will be launched at the Endeavour Engineering & IT Exhibition 2015, the University of Melbourne’s showcase of design projects.
Following an early start to the bushfire season, national and international experts on disaster and public safety related-research are in Melbourne this week to look at new initiatives and how to better deal with natural and man-made disasters.
University of Melbourne’s Emeritus Professor in Electric and Electronic Engineering Rod Tucker, warns that the Coalition’s National Broadband Network is a bad deal for Australia. Professor Tucker will present at a public lecture tonight.