Sound waves power new advances in drug delivery and smart materials
Researchers have revealed how high-frequency sound waves can be used to build new materials, make smart nanoparticles and even deliver drugs to the lungs for painless, needle-free vaccinations.
RMIT receives over $6 million in ARC funding
RMIT University researchers have been awarded grants of more than $6 million from the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding.
New findings speed progress towards affordable gene therapy
In a promising advance for affordable, personalised medicine, researchers have used metal-organic frameworks to successfully deliver the genetic snipping tool CRISPR/Cas9 into human cancer cells.
New electronic chip delivers smarter, light-powered AI
Researchers have developed artificial intelligence technology that brings together imaging, processing, machine learning and memory in one electronic chip, powered by light.
Printable ink guides cell growth, offers nerve injury hope
Researchers have developed a neuron-growing ink that uses the body’s own electrical signals to precisely guide the growth of nerve cells.
New machine learning program to speed up clean energy generation
Researchers have created a new type of machine learning model that could accelerate the process of designing next-generation organic solar cells.
RMIT alumni leaders share their tips for today’s engineering graduates
In a field rapidly changing through digital transformation and automation, today’s engineering graduates must be equipped with both the technical and soft skills needed – and never stop learning.
RMIT project wins US Navy innovation prize grant
An RMIT-led group has been awarded a share of $1.5 million to develop new diamond-fibre magnetic sensors.
Engineering students shine at EnGenius 2020 despite pandemic
A new project that uses artificial intelligence to maintain ageing port infrastructure is one of many dynamic ideas featured at EnGenius, RMIT’s annual event showcasing final year engineering students’ projects and products.
Making biodiesel from dirty old cooking oil just got way easier
Researchers have developed a powerful, low-cost method for recycling used cooking oil and agricultural waste into biodiesel, and turning food scraps and plastic rubbish into high-value products.
Inclusion, integration, innovation: future-proofing education
With COVID-19 accelerating the switch to virtual learning, industry leaders say we must continue to integrate technology, embrace innovation and ensure no one is left behind.
Titanium leg gives old dog a new leash on life
A 3D-printed titanium bone implant is giving a senior rescue dog a new leash on life, thanks to RMIT University engineers and vets from The University of Queensland.