Using engineering to (em)power others
At the University of Melbourne, a passion for making a meaningful impact saw Stella Ulm embarking on a journey from economics to mechanical engineering
Actress, ballerina... engineer?
Engineering needs more diversity, but a University of Melbourne expert says there are almost no role models for women engineers in film and popular culture
Could robots protect us in the surf?
University of Melbourne researchers are using multi-vehicle robotics to help solve some of the problems faced by humans doing dirty and dangerous jobs
A new leg to stand on
University of Melbourne engineers are improving the lives of amputees in Vietnam with a project to create low-cost prosthetic legs in just one day.
How sharks can help combat air turbulence
Researchers are looking to sharks for inspiration on how to make our air travel smoother, greener and more efficient.
Jetting into the future
An early interest in aircraft led Professor Richard Sandberg to using supercomputers for greener air travel.
Game, set, match: Mr Robot
Imagine a robot that could one day beat us in a game of tennis. A young University of Melbourne engineer wants to make this a reality.
The jaws of life
A mechanical engineer and a surgeon use cutting edge 3D printing technology to create a working body part that will improve the quality of life for thousands.