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The Good News December 2021

The Good News documents the achievements and accolades of the students and researchers who make up the ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science.

01
Dec
2021

The Good News

Mikaela Jade named Indigenous Leader of the Year "We are the original scientists," said Mikaela Jade, a proud Cabrogal woman from the Georges...

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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...

Dean's awards for professional staff
30
Jun
2021

Nominations for the 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...

Dr Catherine Galvin
23
Jun
2021

International Women in Engineering Day: Dr Catherine Galvin

An accomplished martial artist, Dr Catherine Galvin knows better than most the toll physical activity can take on a body’s joints — particularly the knees. She’s using her engineering knowledge to help people stay active for longer.

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Nandi Wu
17
Jun
2021

Alumni profile: Nandi Wu pilots NASA technology back to earth

University brought her to the nexus of technology, education, and entrepreneurship — Nandi Wu did the rest.

04
Jun
2021

Remote teaching and student experience awards 2021

We are pleased to announce the 2021 individuals and teams that have received a CECS Remote teaching and student experience award for building a strong community aligned with our College strategic intent

Credit: Western Power
01
Jun
2021

Powering ahead with community batteries

Community-scale batteries are already achievable in Australia, will complement existing household batteries and will allow more solar energy to be stored in our suburbs, analysis from The Australian National University (ANU) shows.   ...

What will engineering look like in 2050 panel
26
Mar
2021

30 years of ANU engineering: what will the next 30 look like?

2020 marked 30 years of the Bachelor of Engineering program at ANU. To celebrate, we welcomed a panel of experts to reflect on the past 30 years and look ahead to what the discipline will look like in 2050.

Wind farm. Credit: Russell Smith, Flickr
18
Mar
2021

Net zero by 2050 only possible if renewables ramp up: expert

Australia will not achieve net zero emissions until well after 2050 at the rate emissions are declining, experts from The Australian National University (ANU) warn...

DyRET robot. Tønnes Nygaard, author provided
17
Mar
2021

Shape-shifting robots in the wild

Imagine running on a cement footpath, and then suddenly through dry sand. Just to keep upright, you would have to slow down and change the way you run. In the same way, a walking robot would have to change its gait to handle different...

03
Mar
2021

INSIGHT OUT: the collaborative project bringing current research to life through art

INSIGHT OUT is a collaborative project bringing current research to life through art. ANU visual arts students have been paired with College researchers to convey their work to the public in the form of physical artwork.

Marta Yebra
19
Feb
2021

Fighting future fires

More severe bushfire seasons are coming. How data will help manage the fires better

CLT
12
Feb
2021

Care and creativity: teaching in 2021

On Friday, 5 February more than 40 ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) conveners and education staff attended the Teaching and Learning Workshop. The ANU Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) team facilitated...

INCOSE
05
Feb
2021

ANU joins global systems engineering network

The Australian National University (ANU) is pleased to join the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) as a member organisation. Systems engineering is the discipline of how to design, build, test and operate trans...

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