News: electrical and mechanical engineering

PhD opportunity: Microgrid Battery Deployment

Battery automation FBI CRC

This scholarship is jointly funded by Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBI CRC) and University of Adelaide to support a full-time PhD student who is undertaking research in Power Systems Engineering and application of large-scale energy storage for microgrid operation.

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2022 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship

Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship. Valued up to $120000

The Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship, valued up to $120,000, provides final year, honours and postgrad students access to support and networks to help them back their ideas and make a real difference through their research and studies. Applications close 2 September 2021.

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Defence Industry Internship Program

Working with PHM Technology has been a great experience for me. I learnt a lot about how important reliability and maintainability are in the defence industry. I would love to give my thanks to the DIIP team for organising this placement and giving me the opportunity to develop my engineering skills. Emily Lok

Aimed at engineering students studying at Universities all around Australia that are in their last or second last years of study, DIIP is an opportunity to gain practical engineering experience at a Small or Medium Enterprise (SME) that supports the Defence Industry in Australia. Applications close 1 August.

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Student project making waves in floating wind-turbine testing technology

Caitlin with project

Mechanical Engineering Honours student, Caitlin Scarborough alone designed, built and tested a floating platform that can support a 5MW wind turbine. Her platform was tested at the University of Adelaide wave flume under a range of wave and wind conditions, and the platform motion was detected using a motion capturing system OptiTrack.

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Women in STEM Alumni Network Launch success


On Thursday 20 May the Women in STEM Alumni Network (WiSAN) was officially launched.

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ECMS InDaily 40 Under 40 success

Qi Wu 40 Under 40

Congratulations to the ECMS researchers, current students and alumni who received awards and were named in the recent InDaily 40 Under 40 Awards.

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Join the Adelaide Rover Team for the 2022 challenge

ARC UofA Rover arena

Applications are now open to join the Adelaide Rover Team for the 2022 Australian Rover Challenge. Apply by 28 June.

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ECMS remains in top 100 ARWU rankings

Student research AWRU

ECMS remains a leading research and education institute both nationally and internationally with 10 disciplines ranking within the top 100 in the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

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Semester 1 2021 Graduation Important Updates

Graduation scroll tied with a red ribbon

If you intend to graduate in the Semester 1, 2021 Conferral Round (Ceremony in September 2021), please check your application status in Access Adelaide now.

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ECMS leading Fulbright Scholarship recipients

Fulbright recipients 2021

Congratulations to the three ECMS researchers who have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships to continue their world-class research at leading US universities.

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