Engineering

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A record number of female high school students have applied to join a week-long summer camp at UNSW designed to give them a taste of a future career in engineering.

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If we want to secure Australia’s future prosperity, challenging the stereotype of the scientist as a man in a white lab coat is a good place to start, writes Veena Sahajwalla.

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Engineering students in UNSW’s solar racing team Sunswift have been left “shocked” and “incredibly surprised” after beating a crowd-funding target of $30,000 in just 10 days.

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Engineering student Tom Perfrement has been named ‘Australia’s most employable’ in his field, one of 15 UNSW students dominating a list of the country’s top 100 future graduates. 

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Solar engineers from UNSW's Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics have set a new world-record in solar energy efficiency, achieving an electricity conversion rate of over 40%. 

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Wearable consumer devices used to monitor health and fitness could become important sources of information for medical practitioners and insurance providers.

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UNSW's world record-smashing Sunswift turns to crowd-funding to realise its dream – Australia's first road legal solar car.

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UNSW researchers have programmed industrial robots to tackle the vast array of e-waste thrown out by Australians every year.

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Major players in the energy sector are converging on UNSW to share their vision for increasing Australia’s contribution to meeting the world’s future energy needs.

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Since 2011, new direct reuse drinking water schemes have come online in the US and it's likely Australian regional communities will begin to emulate the trend, writes Stuart Khan.

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