Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

UQ student shines at Singapore Airlines Appchallenge

An innovative app to improve business won a University of Queensland student first place at this year’s Singapore Airlines Appchallenge.

 $500m-plus software grant to equip students for digital revolution

A more than $500 million software grant from Siemens will give University of Queensland students and researchers access to advanced technology, building their skills in digital and data driven industries.

 Green energy gift supercharges Brisbane’s electric vehicle industry

A $1.5 million gift from the Trevor and Judith St Baker Family Foundation will help electrify green technology research at The University of Queensland.

 New technology speeds up pathology workflows

Rapid precision-scanning technology to speed up medical diagnoses and help address Australia’s shortage of trained pathologists is being developed at the University of Queensland.

Students’ innovative ideas recognised at annual showcase

From unmanned drones to biomedical devices, the work of more than 100 final year students was on display at this year’s annual ITEE Innovation Showcase.

Connecting Indigenous communities through architecture

A University of Queensland PhD candidate is hoping to provide critical insights into how architecture could play a vital role in the lives of Indigenous children and elders.

UQ Researcher develops robot to detect structural faults in buildings

A UQ researcher that’s developing a robotic system to detect structural faults in buildings has today received an innovation grant from the Palaszczuk Government.

Peeling bananas to purify water

A group of University of Queensland engineering students has used the unusual combination of sand and banana skins to design a portable water treatment system for people in developing nations.

Students’ SISCA success opens doors for startup

A team of University of Queensland students is a step closer to startup success with a unique composting system that can turn 100 kilograms of organic waste into 10 kilograms of fertiliser a day.

Tritium takes out top honour as Queensland Exporter of the Year

Tritium, a company founded by three UQ alumni, won the Manufacturing category and took out top honours as the Premier of Queensland’s Exporter of the Year.

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