Matters of the heart: The med-tech innovations three generations in the making
Dr Faezeh Marzbanrad remembers watching her mother work long hours to meet the burgeoning demand for healthcare in her hometown of Shiraz, Iran.
Electric cars: It’s not just about the battery – it’s an energy issue, too
Soaring fuel prices are pushing more Australians than ever to consider electric vehicles. Modern electric cars can drive for hundreds of kilometres, with short charge times that align perfectly with a coffee break on longer trips.
MIME sponsors winner in Women Leading Tech award
Congratulations to Dr Faezeh Marzbanrad, from the Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering and head of the Biomedical Signal Processing Research Lab, who was recently awarded a Women Leading Tech award in the Education/Research
First-year students pledge commitment to ethical practice
In an Australian first, Monash Engineering first-year students have written their own Student Charter and undertaken a pledge ceremony to signify their commitment to upholding ethical principles in engineering practice.
More efficient, longer lasting: Solar window technology improves again
The emerging technology that will allow skyscrapers to generate their own power has taken another step forward, with researchers in Australia increasing the energy efficiency and stability of ‘solar windows’ while allowing more visible
Roving the red planet - Monash students take off to the University Rover Challenge
A Monash University student team is once again competing against the world’s best to build next-generation interplanetary rovers that could one day accompany human explorers to Mars.
Australia has rich deposits of critical minerals for green technology, but we’re not making the most of them ... yet
As the transition to clean energy accelerates, we’ll need huge quantities of critical minerals – the minerals needed to electrify transport, build batteries, manufacture solar panels, wind turbines, consumer electronics, and defence technologies.
The way of water: Making advanced electronics with H₂O
The market for expensive fabrication methods in electronics manufacturing could soon dry up after a high-performance material was created via solution processing