The fringe of Melbourne’s CBD will become a connected transport living lab from this year, in an ambitious project that will connect data from vehicles, bicycles, transport infrastructure and more, to prevent traffic jams and crashes, and cut travel times and carbon emissions.
Chemical engineers at the University of Melbourne have found a way to 3D print smart polymers (or plastics) that can perform a function, in a way that is cheaper, cleaner and more accessible than ever before.
The world’s first urban laboratory, capable of testing and implementing emerging technologies at a large scale in complex urban environments, is now a step closer with a new partnership between Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), and the University of Melbourne.
An international conference examining inclusive energy solutions, being held at the University of Melbourne, will look at how access to energy can help reduce poverty, improve social inclusion, including balancing gender equity.
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineers from the Melbourne School of Engineering have discovered a new way to deliver carbon dioxide to microalgae, which in turn, can be harvested to make renewable fuels such as biodiesel.
In an Australian-first surgical procedure, engineers from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Melbourne along with Epworth Freemasons’ Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon George Dimitroulis, have corrected a young man’s rare congenital jaw deformity, using a 3D printed jaw joint that was designed and created in Melbourne.