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Engineers possess a rare combination – a seamless blend of the practical and the creative. It’s a profession that tackles society’s challenges and makes the world a better place to live. And what better place to study engineering than the best faculty for engineering in Australia* - that’s us.

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Should Australia be investing in nuclear energy?

The Australian government is launching an inquiry into the possibility of building a nuclear power industry in Australia. Some will see this as a good thing – another low-carbon tool in the toolbox that we need to combat climate change; others will see it as a dangerous path to go down with the (difficult to quantify) risks of a nuclear accident and issues around dealing with radioactive waste.

How robots are transforming the construction industry

Robotic Construction

Monash University is at the cutting edge of research and development in structural innovation and smart construction. Within the Department of Civil Engineering Professor Yu Bai and his team of researchers are breaking boundaries and improving the way sectors of the construction industry are operating by the introduction of fibre reinforced composites, robotic technology, and the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.

The future is driverless: Monash Motorsport - the home of Australia's first student-built, fully autonomous race car

Monash Motor sport students are pushing the boundaries of automotive technology, creating Australia’s first student-built driverless race car equipped to compete against the world’s best Formula Student teams in the driverless category.

Making sustainable materials through the ancient art of blacksmithing

Get your hands dirty with Monash Forge, a new student team investigating sustainable manufacturing processes through the ancient arts of forging, blacksmithing and casting.

1 August 2019
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* Times Higher Education (2018-2019)