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15
Oct
2021

Undergrad prize winners score wins for the environment as well

In 2020, Young Engineers Australia (YEA) invited students in Victoria to compete for prestige and prize money in the first YEA Case Competition. When Nicky Koubouzis learned that the 2021 competition would be expanded to...

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Tegan Clark
08
Oct
2021

Blazing trails, building new networks for women in STEM

Tegan Clark came up with the idea for the first Women in STEM leadership conference during the 2020 lockdown as she contemplated her past and future at ANU. She regretted that she hadn't fostered many relationships with other women...

08
Oct
2021

International projects inspire embrace of Humanitarian engineering minor

This year, the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences will award the Humanitarian Engineering minor to its first recipients....

Humanitarian Engineering’s first graduates
24
Sep
2021

Humanitarian Engineering: introducing the first cohort

When Hayley Yates and Jack Hill receive their diplomas at the end of Semester 2, 2021, they will be among the first to do so with a minor in Humanitarian...

24
Sep
2021

Engineering alumnus, Afnan Hannan, awarded 2021 ANU Young Alumnus of the Year

Afnan Hannan, CEO and co-founder of Okra Solar, has been awarded 2021 ANU Young Alumnus of the Year. Hanan graduated in 2014, from a double Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Commerce degree. ...

16
Sep
2021

Solar energy innovations and 'robot archaeologist' highlight Capstone 2021

Designs for a “robot archeologist” and the “solar roller” — a power station on wheels — are two of many promising innovations emerging from the ANU Engineering Capstone initiative in 2021. Sixteen semester 2 projects...

03
Sep
2021

PhD research spurs international race for 6G terahertz band communications

Associate Professor Nan Yang and PhD candidate Akram Shafie have published promising research outcomes in the wireless communications paradigm that could bring...

ANU scientists set new record with bifacial solar cells

Dual sided solar cells capture reflected and direct sunlight simultaneously.  

23
Aug
2021

ANU scientists set new record with bifacial solar cells

Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have produced a more efficient type of solar cell, using laser processing and setting a new world record in...

Studying technology in a pandemic
20
Aug
2021

Studying technology in a pandemic

Less than 48 hours before ANU Open Day 2021 was to begin, Canberra entered lockdown and it was pivot time on our campus once again.

CECS interactive teaching and student experience awards
20
Aug
2021

Nominations open for CECS interactive teaching and student experience awards - Semester 1 2021

The CECS Interactive Teaching and Student Experience Awards are your opportunity to nominate staff, students or teams who contributed to experiences that enable students to be the best they can be, encouraging positive interactions.

ANU CECS July 2021 graduation video
18
Aug
2021

Watch our July 2021 CECS graduation video

Watch our July 2021 CECS graduation video! Starring our newest alumni, the sentiments and congratulations are, of course, for all of you.

ANU Solar Car
14
Aug
2021

Solar Racing at ANU

To show you a better virtual Open Day experience, ANU student Aiden introduces a video of one of his favourite things at the ANU: the solar racing team.

Dean's awards for professional staff
06
Aug
2021

2021 winners: Dean's awards for professional staff

At the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS), our professional staff members and teams perform an important role in delivering the College priorities to students, academics, the ANU, and each other. While operating to a...

Bingie beach. Photo credit: Gilianne Tedder
04
Aug
2021

Southcoast microgrid project energised with $3.125M in funding

The Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program at ANU have received funding for an innovative microgrid project in regional Australia.

Dr Hieu Nguyen and Mike Tebyetekerwa
30
Jul
2021

Twist brings new possibilities for ultra-thin 2D materials

A new study from The Australian National University (ANU) shows how the ability of 2D materials to convert sunlight into electricity can be controlled by simply "twisting" the angle between two ultra-thin layers correctly. The...

ANU graduate Ryan Pike
29
Jul
2021

Disrupting Australia’s approach to medical waste

Even before he graduated from ANU, Ryan Pike was getting to work developing sustainable solutions to address Australia's medical waste problem.

STEM guest lecture series
23
Jul
2021

STEM masterclasses on demand

Our STEM guest lecture series features an all-star line-up of ANU experts to shine a light on the global issues defining our future. Learn about the bright future of renewable energy; how to solve genome puzzles; emerging tech and Industry...

The Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Lab tests new tech like electric vehicles and how they work across the energy grid
13
Jul
2021

Lab launch gives new energy to our renewables future

A new lab that will help build a greener and climate change resilient electricity grid has been officially opened at The Australian National University (ANU). Opened today by ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr, the Distributed Energy...

Celebrate our CECS graduates July 2021
09
Jul
2021

Congratulations class of 2021

Document how you spend Graduation Day for your chance to win. We're celebrating with a crowdsourced video starring YOU: our July 2021 CECS graduates.

Associate Professor John Pye
02
Jul
2021

ANU at core of steeling industry for a cleaner future

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) are at the core of a national program to transition Australia's industrial sector to producing resources such as steel and other heavy metals via zero net carbon emissions hydrogen...

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