3D-printing synthetic bone, advanced carbon materials and alumni success, it’s all in this month’s edition of IGNITE.
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Welcome to the November 2019 edition of IGNITE. This month's edition features our latest research in the field of biomedical engineering and advanced carbon materials.
Discover how University of Sydney researchers, led by Professor Hala Zreiqat, are developing the next-generation of intelligent nanorobots to selectively identify and kill cancerous cells.

Computer scientist named Premier's Prize recipient

Ongoing research into advancing computing technology capability has seen Professor Albert Zomaya named a recipient of the 2019 NSW Premier's Prize for excellence in information and communications technology. Read More >>

How 3D-printed ceramic implant may change lives

The invention of a new synthetic bone pioneered by Professor Hala Zreiqat has the potential to transform the 2.2 million bone graft surgeries performed annually worldwide. Read More >>

How to harness the power of data

AI and machine learning are revolutionising the way we work. Discover how our new Intelligent Information Engineering major trains engineers to use AI as a tool to process data, in order to solve real-world problems. Read More >>

New funding to produce advanced materials

The University of Sydney's research collaboration with Hazer Group, led by Professor Yuan Chen, has received an additional $811,712 in funding following a new partnership with the Innovative Manufacturing CRC. Read More >>

Graduate awarded NSW Rhodes Scholarship

University of Sydney engineering graduate Grace Henry has been elected as a 2020 NSW Rhodes Scholar for her outstanding academic, sporting and community achievements. Read More >>

Find us on LinkedIn

The Faculty of Engineering’s dedicated Engineering and Computer Science page on LinkedIn is now live. Follow us to stay up to date on our latest research, industry partnerships and events. Connect with us today! Read More >>

Shaping the future of transport

Our research into smarter door-to-door solutions driven by digital disruption will reduce car use and our environmental footprint, making getting to work cheaper and simpler. Read More >>

How transit scaling shapes our cities

A new study conducted by University of Sydney researchers reveals public transport investments in large metropolitan areas reap a better return, with more passengers adopting public transport, than those in smaller cities. Read More >>

Doctor of Engineering for Sir Michael Hintze AM

The University of Sydney has awarded an honorary doctorate to Sir Michael Hintze AM for his philanthropic efforts and global contributions to engineering and business. Read More >>

Sydney performs strongly in new rankings

The University of Sydney has risen in the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject, and is now ranked 86th globally for both engineering and computer science. Read More >>

Raising the Bar podcasts

From Professor Hala Zreiqat explaining how we're 3D printing our way to better health to understanding the value of human waste with Dr Jacqueline Thomas, Raising the Bar has you covered! Over 20 podcasts to choose from! Listen Now >>

Want to work on biomedical engineering research?

Funding provided by the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Bioengineering will allow ten PhD students to train and work with industry-leading biomedical engineering academics and facilities. Read More >>

Biomedical engineer honoured with fellowship

Professor Hala Zreiqat has received further recognition of her innovative engineering research by being inducted as a fellow into the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. Read More >>
Upcoming Events
Who should govern environmental disasters?
Date: 21 November 2019
Join Professor Abbas El-Zein and other experts as they explore issues relating to effective governance for extreme weather events. 
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Complexity, Criticality and Computation
Date: 2 December 2019
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Date: 4 December 2019
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UG Info Day 2019
Date: 19 December 2019
Our Undergraduate Info Day is the ideal way to immerse yourself in campus life for a day as you prepare for an exciting career in engineering, project management or computer science. 
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Engineering Careers Fair 2020
Date: 3 March 2020
Don't miss out on connecting with our talented engineering, computer science and project management students. Early-bird rates now open until Friday 13 December.
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