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David McCathy

Living Lab story

Refurbishing a hydraulics lab on a university campus may not sound terribly exciting at first. Bring in Melbourne’s top designers and a vision by water engineer Associate Professor David McCarthy and we have a high-end research facility

19 November, 2018

World-first “smart drying” technology attracts IChemE Global Award

To extend the shelf life of Australia’s powdered dairy exports, such as infant formula, Cordelia Selomulya, Professor of Chemical Engineering, and her team at Monash have developed the technology to improve spray drying (using a hot gas to

19 November, 2018
Marielle Salom

First FLAMES scholar learns how to go after what she wants

When double degree student Marielle Salom applied for the Female Leaders Alumni Monash Engineering Scholarship (FLAMES), she was ready for its mentoring network to propel her towards a rewarding career. And she figured she met all the criteria. 13 November, 2018

Australian paper industry gets bio-overhaul thanks to new research hub

Australia's pulp and paper industries are set to be the beneficiaries of a new research hub that will look at transforming wood and other organic waste into everything from medicinal gels to food packaging.

26 October, 2018
A/Prof Qiaoliang Bao

New discovery gives light to efficient electricity

A global research project led by Monash University has contributed to a breakthrough discovery in quantum physics which can deliver new electronics and communications technology with ultra-low energy consumption.

25 October, 2018
Dr Sepideh Afshar & Dr Amanda Caples

Dr Sepideh Afshar awarded a 2018 Victoria Fellowship

Monash University chemical engineering research fellow Dr Sepideh Afshar was awarded a 2018 Victoria Fellowship, announced at an awards ceremony hosted by veski. Veski is an

25 October, 2018

Dean recognised for her significant contribution to the advancement of robotics

Congratulations to Professor Elizabeth Croft, Dean of Engineering, who recently received a President’s Award from the Engineering and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC).

24 October, 2018
Professor Dana Kulic

Professor Dana Kulic joins Monash Engineering

Monash Engineering has appointed Professor Dana Kulić to lead the planning and establishment of a new robotics research facility, beginning in January 2019. Professor Kulić is currently head of the Adaptive Systems Lab in the Department of

19 October, 2018
Professor Elizabeth Croft and Mr Jeff Nicol

Monash Engineers and Coates Hire create stronger, more efficient construction systems

Australian construction companies will soon have the world’s safest and most efficient excavation shoring systems thanks to a three-year, $450,000 research partnership signed today between Monash Civil Engineering and Coates Hire.

10 October, 2018