Archived News for Engineering Professionals - July, 2013
Building has begun on the site that will be the new home of Australian nanoscience, with the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research launching the project this week.
Monash University has opened a new research centre dedicated to transforming manufacturing in areas such as biomedicine, transport, aerospace engineering and mineral processing.
The University of New South Wales has joined several prominent international institutions by putting some of its courses online through the internet-education group Coursera.
Several mining, transport and engineering groups are celebrating the announcement of a large-scale rail link in Western Australia, but the company set to build it says no-one should hold their breath just yet.
The Communications Electrical Plumbing Union says thousands of electrical and telephone subcontracters could face financial ruin if the timetables and funding for the NBN roll-out are not sorted soon.
A forum for experts and professionals in the computer hardware world has caught a glimpse of the computer-processor future, with a talk on the materials and techniques that will drive the next generation of CPU.
An exciting new development could have applications in many arenas, with the University of Michigan announcing progress on a conductive material that will carry a charge when stretched to over twice its length.