News: electrical and mechanical engineering

A fascination with light and optical engineering

Jiawen Li

Dr Jiawen Li is an inventor and highly adaptable engineer. With a career that began with her study of optical engineering, that saw her move across the globe twice, she is currently leading her own research team to develop a hair-sized ‘camera’ to help cardiologists identify patients at risk of heart attacks.

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Researchers develop wind tunnel technology for solar mirrors

photo of heliostat

Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering and Centre for Energy Techology researchers Dr Matthew Emes and Professor Maziar Arjomandi on their invitation to participate in the US Department of Energy funded Heliostat Consortium.

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Barbara Kidman Women’s Fellowships Awarded

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The University of Adelaide Barbara Kidman Women's Fellowship Scheme is designed to support female academics to enhance and promote their career.

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Partnership focuses on cutting-edge glass technology

Glass developed by IPAS for the image chamber of Coretec’s CSpace 3D volumetric display. Image: University of Adelaide.

The University of Adelaide’s Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS) has partnered with The Coretec Group, Inc. to develop a glass to be used in the US company’s CSpace, a 3D static volumetric display technology.  This project will be jointly funded by the University of Adelaide.

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FRESNO team wins 5th place

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One of the most important challenges to tackle climate change is the decarbonisation of energy production with the use of renewable energy sources such as wind and solar.

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ECMS researchers secure over $4 million in ARC funding

Ingkarni Wardli

Congratulations to our ECMS researchers on their ARC Discovery grants and ARC Linkage Project grants.

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Casual work opportunities in ECMS - Academic teaching support

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is seeking dedicated and passionate casual staff to assist with the delivery of our Semester 1 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, commencing 28th February 2022.

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Professor Peng Shi - a Superstar of Research and Lifetime Achiever

Professor Peng Shi wearing red suit and tie

Congratulations to Professor Peng Shi, from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, who has been recognised as one of Australia’s Superstars of Research – one of only 40 people chosen for the consistent excellence of their work and the impact they had in their fields.

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Dr Nghia Nguyen-Trong a Rising Star

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Congratulations to Dr Nghia Nguyen-Trong, Lecturer in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, who has been recognised as one of Australia’s rising stars as a researcher.

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