Water drone nominated for Airshow innovation prize
A waterproof drone that can land on sea has been nominated for a top innovation prize.
Helping machines speak our language
Researchers have developed technology to detect emotions in human speech, enabling more natural conversations with robots.
Recycling biosolids to make sustainable bricks
How can you recycle the world’s stockpiles of treated sewage sludge and boost sustainability in the construction industry, all at the same time? Turn those biosolids into bricks.
Ships that repair themselves best line of defence
Researchers have developed spray-on technology for repairing navy ships damaged by fire or missile attack.
Saving sight: using AI to diagnose diabetic eye disease
Researchers have used artificial intelligence to support the instant diagnosis of one of the top causes of blindness, diabetes-related eye disease, in its earliest stages.
Engineering high impact AI solutions
A leading RMIT researcher has been recognised for bringing high impact engineering solutions to the field of Artificial Intelligence.
Study unlocks full potential of ‘supermaterial’ graphene
New research reveals why the “supermaterial” graphene has not transformed electronics as promised, and shows how to double its performance and finally harness its extraordinary potential.
World’s best drones do battle in Melbourne
The latest in drone technology from around the world has battled it out at RMIT University.
Model city: new software predicts infrastructure lifecycle
Software developed by RMIT researchers is being used to help plan for the lifecycle and maintenance costs of assets including buildings, bridges and stormwater drainage.
Drones can now flap wings, ride wind currents like birds
The next generation of unmanned drones will act more like birds than machines, thanks to new research.
Next generation of engineers showcase their work at EnGenius
A robotic arm controlled by facial expressions, a solar-powered Tuk Tuk set to circumnavigate the globe and 3D printed body implants – welcome to the next generation of engineering.
Diagnostic advance: gas-sensing capsule set to hit market by 2022
An electronic capsule that measures gases in the gut to revolutionise the diagnosis of gut disorders could be available within four years, following an agreement between RMIT and Atmo Biosciences.
Quick and not-so-dirty: a rapid nano-filter for clean water
Researchers have designed a rapid nano-filter that can clean dirty water over 100 times faster than current technology.
Will robots eat our jobs?
Delivery drones, hyperloops, virtual reality replacing text books, driverless cars as the norm on our roads, 3D printed homes and space tourism. Welcome to the future.
Pushing ‘print’ on large-scale piezoelectric materials
The production of motion sensing devices in mobile phones could become cheaper and more energy-efficient through pioneering work on piezoelectrics by researchers at RMIT.
Hackathon sees industry challenges tackled by student problem solvers
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a concept that continues to rapidly transform the way we live, work and learn – from revolutionising simple day-to-day errands to enabling the re-creation of cities.
Bloody marvels: How micro devices are delivering big blood results
From rapid diagnosis of heart attacks to screening bleeding disorders, tiny devices designed to handle the complexities of blood could be the future of pathology.
Medical device technologies win major innovation awards
Pioneering medical technologies developed at RMIT University have won top spots in the Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS "Victorian QuickFire Challenge: Driving Device Innovation".
Smart system makes humans and machines better flight partners
RMIT research is helping machines work better with pilots and air traffic controllers.
RMIT researcher wins prestigious APEC Science Prize
Associate Professor Madhu Bhaskaran has been recognised for her groundbreaking work with flexible electronics, taking home the region’s most coveted science prize.
Edukate: Dr Kate Fox nominated for leadership award
Dr Kate Fox knows exactly why she gets up every morning. The Senior Lecturer comes to work at RMIT’s School of Engineering every day to make a difference for children like her son Jake.
Gas sensing gut pill beats breath test diagnosis
New trials of a breakthrough swallowable sensor have revealed the device is 3,000 times more accurate than current technology used to diagnose many gut disorders.
Sensor technology to improve safety and health in aged care
Flexible sensors developed at RMIT will be integrated into new health monitoring technology to improve aged care, in a project supported through a $1.7 million Federal Government grant.
New technology for early detection of Type 1 diabetes
Researchers are developing early detection technology for Type 1 diabetes that can accurately predict if a child is at risk of the chronic disease.
Dual accolades for Madhu Bhaskaran
Associate Professor Madhu Bhaskaran's work in the field of flexible electronics has been recognised with two significant honours.