UNSW researchers are a step closer to demonstrating that explosives – rather than water – could be used to extinguish an out-of-control bushfire.
For the second year in a row, UNSW computer science and engineering students have claimed the top three positions in the gruelling 24-hour national Cyber Security Challenge.
Three female science and engineering students from UNSW have been awarded Defence Science and Technology Organisation scholarships valued at up to $40,000 each.
UNSW’s first MOOC to be offered via the education platform Coursera – Introduction to Systems Engineering – goes live on 28 April and more than 20,000 students have already enrolled.
Construction of the new School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering precinct at UNSW is underway following a substantial philanthropic donation from businessman Len Ainsworth.
UNSW’s innovation culture has been boosted with the appointments of entrepreneurs Mike Cannon-Brookes and Ori Allon, who will advise on developing student start-ups.
Tech entrepreneur and UNSW alumnus Dr Ori Allon will advise the School of Computer Science and Engineering on ways to encourage students to explore and incubate their start-up ideas.
UNSW scientists are leading the international race to make the sci-fi world of quantum computing an everyday reality.
UNSW researchers are using artificial intelligence to create a computer network that is able to regulate its own consumption of public cloud services.
Some level of scepticism is a good thing. But thinking that all scientists and engineers are wrong until proven otherwise is no way to promote a rational discussion about climate change, argues Fiona Johnson.