News and events

Current news


2014 SECE Award ceremony and winners 14/04/2014
The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering recognised the academic and leadership achievements of its students at the 2014 Student Awards Ceremony.


New book details A to Z of assistive technology 01/04/2014
A new book by experts in biomedical engineering will provide valuable information to people with reduced abilities.


Liquid metal pump a breakthrough for micro-fluidics 03/03/2014
Researchers have developed the world's first liquid metal enabled pump, a revolutionary new micro-scale device with no mechanical parts.


RMIT among the world's best 27/02/2014
RMIT University has been ranked among the world's top 100 universities in four key subject areas in the new Quacquarelli Symonds rankings.


Professor receives top industrial electronics award 17/02/2014
Professor Xinghuo Yu has been recognised for his research achievements by the world's top body for industrial electronics.


New technique aims to prevent power disasters 14/02/2014
A research graduate has developed a way to monitor electrical discharges on power lines, to prevent potentially catastrophic power outages.


Research develops powerline fault detection system 09/01/2014
An RMIT University researcher has commercialised smart grid early fault detection technology that can help reduce the risk of bushfires.


Recognising academic achievements 24/12/2013
RMIT University has recognised staff and student achievements with its 2013 Teaching and Research Awards.

Upcoming events


01/07/2014 Experience Engineering Day (City)
See how engineering is changing the way we live. This day introduces you to a broad range of engineering disciplines including biomedical, chemical, civil, electrical, electronic and communication, environmental and product design.

In the media

  • ONE ON ONE with Dr Kourosh Kalantar-zadeh (AMT Magazine, June 2012)
    The Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited (AMTIL) is a national body representing the interests of companies in the machine and tools industry.
    AMTIL had a one to one interview with Associate Professor Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh on nano technology and manufacturing issues. Please turn to p44 to read the full article.