Mark Hoffman

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A global tracker for gas cylinders, developed in just seven weeks by UNSW engineering students, has won the inaugural Maker Games and an all-expenses-paid trip to Silicon Valley.

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Industry giants submit their wicked problems, and engineering students solve them – with the winners going to Silicon Valley: that’s the premise of the Maker Games, a rapid prototyping competition headed for the finals this weekend. 

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A rear suspension failure has forced Sunswift Violet, designed and built by UNSW engineering students, to withdraw from the 2017 World Solar Challenge.

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INGENUITY, a new magazine focusing on the frontiers of engineering research at UNSW and with a global distribution, was launched this week by Dean of Engineering, Mark Hoffman.

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Two Australian satellites, feared lost after being deployed from the International Space Station, have been recovered by UNSW engineers after weeks of a fraught, and at times heart-stopping, recovery operation. 

Engineering education

Such an arbitrary move would hobble Australian industry at a time when companies are crying out for engineers to help take innovations to market, writes Mark Hoffman.

solar power

Leading scientists have called on both major political parties not to ‘unintentionally kill’ solar cell research in Australia by cutting off grant funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency.​

Mark Hoffman

The man leading Australia’s biggest engineering faculty has grand ambitions for research, students and industry participation.

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Incoming Dean of Engineering Professor Mark Hoffman is among three UNSW academics elected as Fellows of the prestigious Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.