The donation from the Sir William Tyree Foundation will expand Australia’s only nuclear engineering education program.
More than $9 million in ARC grants have been awarded to two UNSW Sydney projects providing research into sensors for the health sector and new technologies for Australia’s infrastructure needs.
The Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation, Zed Seselja, announced the grant on Thursday during a visit to UNSW Sydney.
UNSW researchers have programmed industrial robots to tackle the vast array of e-waste thrown out by Australians every year.
UNSW mechatronics researchers behind a robotic tractor and seeding machine have been named as finalists in The Australian Innovation Challenge.
Some healthy competition between UNSW student teams has resulted in a clean sweep in an agricultural robotics competition held in Sydney.
Two UNSW student teams are doing battle in the grand final of an agricultural robotics competition in Sydney this week.
UNSW researchers are hoping to revolutionise engineering design with cutting-edge, low-cost 3D gaming technology.
A team of UNSW engineering students has successfully designed, built and launched an unmanned high-altitude balloon as part of a global challenge, travelling roughly one-third of the distance to space.
UNSW PhD student Christoph Ummenhofer will travel to Germany in July to find ways to improve the efficiency of residential co-generation power plants.