How long is a piece of thread? Long enough to save a life
A discovery by Monash scientists from the Australian Pulp and
Paper Institute could see humble cotton thread emerge as a core material
in low-cost devices capable of detecting diseases such as kidney failure
Low-cost solar cells roll
off the presses
||Monash University researchers have developed a solar cell
which is thin, flexible and can be produced on a mass-scale using
the same technology used to print polymer banknotes.
Green roof: Just add water
||Researchers from the Department of Civil Engineering are working
with the City of Monash, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Water on
a "living roof" project at the council's administrative centre.
Monash researchers in
race to restore sight
|| Sight could be restored to hundreds of thousands of people around
the world with the invention of a bionic eye, developed by Victorian
researchers led by a team of scientists from Monash University.
Alumni event 2009
On a wet October evening, over 220 people turned out at the Clayton
Campus to celebrate the annual Faculty of Engineering Alumni Awards.
Upcoming Alumni Events
The Faculty of Engineering Alumni event is being held at the
Clayton campus in early October 2010. There will be a short presentation
of awards to our Alumni of the Year awardees and plenty of
time to renew acquaintances and friendships.
Past and present Monash staff and students have offered their
tributes to Emeritus Professor Lance Endersbee AO, who died in early
||Researchers from the Monash Sunway campus in Malaysia believe
they've found a simple, low-cost way to clean arsenic-tainted water
in nations such as India and Bangladesh.
Carly Sward - BTech
(Aerospace) 2007 BE(Mech) (Hons) 2007
||Carly is currently employed by the Department of Defence based in
Canberra and is part of the Graduate Development Program. Her work is
varied with activities ranging from technical and policy advice from her
desk in Canberra to touring military bases.
Lim Poh Aun - BE
||The career of Monash Alumnus Lim Poh Aun is a fine example of the
versatility of an Engineering degree. Since graduating from a Bachelor
of Engineering (Materials) in 1981, Lim has worked in a number of
dynamic fields, ranging from engineering to finance to IT.
Mark Ng - BE (ECSE)(Hons) 2005 PhD (Control Systems) 2009
||Sunway campus student Mark Ng has been awarded the degree of
Doctor of Philosophy, making him the first PhD graduate for the School
of Engineering and the first graduate to complete full tertiary studies
at the campus.
Monash Motorsport claim
2009 Australasian FSAE Championship
||Monash Motorsport won the 2009 Formula SAE Australasian
Championships in mid-December 2009. After a few years ‘knocking on
the door’ Monash finally claimed the title in challenging conditions.