Engineering a smart city
The technology to transform our burgeoning city transport systems into intelligent networks for everyone is already here, University of Melbourne research shows
New fixes for old traffic problems
University of Melbourne research is bringing transport systems into the 21st century, connecting everything from vehicles and traffic lights, to pavements.
Sounds like science fiction
Some of the technological innovations of 2017 sound like sci-fi, and several University of Melbourne experts have played a key role in those advances.
Stopping the stampede: Planning for urban emergencies
Engineers are using mice, ants and virtual reality to study crowd behaviour so that transport and buildings can better cope with attacks and other emergencies.