Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

UQ engineering lecturers named among Australia’s best teachers

“We encourage students to learn by doing,” said mechanical and materials engineering lecturers, Dr Michael Bermingham and Professor Matthew Dargusch, from The University of Queensland.

Mapping the mine face with artificial intelligence

New automated mining technology, developed at The University of Queensland with research partners Plotlogic Pty Ltd, will allow workers to be removed from hazardous parts of the mining process and improve efficiency.

Leaders for our future

In this discussion Andrew Liveris AO, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Dow Chemical Company and the former Executive Chairman of DowDuPont, and Liveris Academy Scholar Javan McGuckin discuss what makes leaders effective, the current challenges leaders are facing, and how young leaders can rise to these challenges and promote social responsibility.

‘7 minutes of terror’ – surviving landing on Mars

UQ Centre for Hypersonics researcher Dr Chris James looks at the technology NASA is using to help the Perseverance rover land in Mars’ Jezero Crater.

UQ chemical engineering student wins water industry accolade

University of Queensland PhD candidate, Kaili Li, has been awarded Water Research Australia’s 2021 Nancy Millis Memorial Award.

Astronauts test virus-fighting surface coating developed by UQ and Boeing

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are conducting experiments with an antimicrobial surface coating designed to fight the spread of bacteria and viruses.

Class of 2020 valedictorian: "It’s never too late"

Following a year like no other, the University of Queensland’s Class of 2020 reunited in the Great Court in February 2021, for a ceremonial conferral of degrees for the students who completed their studies disrupted by COVID-19.

Class of 2020 valedictorian: "graduation is a time to reflect"

When former professional footballer Justin Clarke was forced out of his dream job with the Brisbane Lions, he made the decision to study engineering and science at The University of Queensland and hasn’t looked back since.

How social licence can stop the space industry’s mega wealth from staying in the hands of a few

The opportunity to venture into off-world mining and find new sources of energy in space has been lauded as a new era for human development by the scientific community, but University of Queensland chemical engineering PhD candidate Elliot Clarke is asking how the benefits of this vast emerging industry can be distributed equitably across the globe.

The US jumps on board the electric vehicle revolution, leaving Australia in the dust

The Morrison government on Friday released a plan to reduce carbon emissions from Australia’s road transport sector.

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