Submissions have been invited by the Australian Government on a framework discussion paper about ethics and their application to artificial intelligence (AI) in Australia. ITEE engineers alongside engineers across all disciplines have been encouraged to have their say in the development of AI going forward. The government said the paper is intended to be a … Continue reading Engineers encouraged to file submissions on national AI ethics strategy
A new national survey indicates that young Australians have positive attitudes towards science, technology, engineering and mathematics pursuing (STEM) skills, but females continue to be less likely to choose subjects and careers in the sector. The survey of attitudes to STEM among 2,000 people aged between 12 and 25 was commissioned by the federal Department … Continue reading National survey finds positive interest in STEM among young people
Romana Tomic, a process engineer with BOC Limited, spoke to PACE about how taking the initiative and grabbing opportunities can drive forward a career in the engineering sector. In 2013, following her graduation from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Hons) and a Master of Biomedical Engineering, Romana Tomic … Continue reading Taking the lead as a young engineer
The continued decline in Australian students enrolling in engineering courses is cause for deep concern, according to a report by Engineers Australia. The 2019 report “Australia’s Next Generation of Engineers” states that the eight years following 2007 saw steady growth culminating in a record level of graduations. Since 2015, however, since completions have been declining. … Continue reading ‘Alarming’ decline in engineering course enrolments, according to Engineers Australia
A team of UNSW Sydney engineers has an ambitious plan to prove the commercial viability of mining water from the moon to produce rocket fuel. In an announcement yesterday at the SIAA Space Industry Forum discussing Australia’s role in the Moon Treaty at UNSW, the group outlined steps to put together a multi-university, agency and … Continue reading Engineers look at mining water on the moon
Aditya Kunder (who goes by his shorter nickname Adi) is a mobile industry sales engineer at ifm – his expertise is in coming up with cost-effective solutions for customers. He loves the diversity of his role and working with customers to find ideal solutions for their business – tailored solutions that will make a difference … Continue reading Meet the ifm expert – Aditya Kunder
The rugged ST100 Digester gas flow meter provides accurate, safe and compliant measurement. Engineers and operators responsible for accurately measuring gas production from digester tanks at municipal or industrial wastewater treatment operations can depend on the rugged ST100 series thermal flow meter from Fluid Components International to provide precision mass flow measurement. Digester waste gas … Continue reading Digester gas flow meter provides accurate and compliant measurement
The Victorian State Government will be introducing a mandatory registration scheme for engineers, which according to them, will be giving Victorian engineers an edge. The new scheme will ensure highly-qualified and experienced engineers develop and oversee the State’s most important projects – including the Metro Tunnel, West Gate Tunnel and the Level Crossing Removal Project. … Continue reading Registration scheme introduced for engineers in Victoria
Inspired by several developed Asian cities, the NSW government’s vision for Sydney is to build high density living around major traffic hubs. As a result, investment in transport and infrastructure is taking off and demand for engineering and construction professionals will be high in 2018. Huge projects underway, or on the horizon, include the M4 … Continue reading Demand for engineers expected to grow in 2018
Nokia has created a customised ‘digital assistant’ to increase work efficiency by providing engineers faster access to critical information.
Professionals Australia has asked the federal government to “put Australians first” by removing engineers from the list of skilled occupations for migrants.
Most robots achieve grasping and tactile sensing through motorised means, which can be excessively bulky and rigid. A Cornell group has devised a way for a soft robot to feel its surroundings internally, in much the same way humans do.
By modulating the flow of phonons through semiconductor nanowires, engineers can create smaller and faster devices.
Australia’s Chief Scientist, Alan Finkel, has called for engineers to step up and be thought leaders. He has shared his vision for 2025, where government and corporate bodies recognise the importance of engineers in improving business and Australian public life.
Researchers from North Carolina State University and Samsung Electronics have found a way to boost the speed of computer applications by more than 9 per cent.
Chinese search giant Baidu has decided to open source its deep learning software to the greater community of AI software developers.
Engineers have disputed claims that the failure of ABS’ Census website was caused by overseas hackers.
A team of engineers has designed wearable wireless monitoring systems to measure a child’s diaper condition and temperature, winning first place in the 2016 Sensor Expo’s Design Challenge.
Using 3D printing, German engineers have developed a micro-camera that could change the future of both medical testing and industrial processes.
In 2016, Maxon motor is set to launch a new web platform to help complex system designers containing application examinations and examples, technical reports, blogs and videos.