UNSW Engineering

UNSW solar team in infrared

Innovative research from a UNSW team shows Earth’s radiant infrared heat can be used to generate electricity, even after the sun has set.

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There’s a lot of technological progress required before off-Earth mining operations can be considered feasible.

the aftermath of a severe storm damaging beachfront property

Deep sand movements stirred up by intense storms may offset some of the impacts of coastal erosion caused by sea level rise.

Mars

Off-earth mining will be crucial if the dream of building cities in space is to become a reality.

UNSW Kensington campus

Australian research group will invest the next decade to advance the nation’s composite technologies capability and establish a world-leading industry.

Water gushes into a large stone tub in a green field

When groundwater comes to the surface, sunlight and air convert organic molecules to greenhouse gases. That’s going to be a problem as we will need this water more as the world warms.

person holding a smartphone with a shopping list on screen in front of an open fridge

We are connecting ourselves, our homes and our workplaces to lots of internet-enabled devices: smartwatches, smart lightbulbs, toasters, fridges … How to keep all their data private?

fiacre rougieux

The transition to zero carbon will be one of the biggest shifts in the history of humankind. Australia could be a global leader in renewable innovation, so why don’t we invest in our future?

rugby players' legs during a game, with rugby ball in the photo's centre

The collection of athlete data in professional sport has outpaced legal requirements and scientifically-proven benefit to athletes.

Young woman graduate on the Library Lawn

Mineral & Mining Engineering is the University’s highest ranking subject, moving up two places to third in the world.

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