School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering

  • Research straight to the palm of your hand
    Research straight to the palm of your hand

    Electronics are getting smaller, smarter and ever-more ubiquitous, and the minute parts that make them work need to be constantly re-engineered to keep pace with rapid change.

  • Future industry leaders
    Future industry leaders

    Two University of Queensland engineering students have been named Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Education Endowment Fund scholarship winners, awarded to students studying a minerals-related degree who are seen as future industry leaders.

  • Evolved learning for the new reality

    The University of Queensland will embark on a multimillion-dollar investment to transform the student experience, aiming to set a new global standard in higher education while creating graduates who are ready for the new-world workplaces.

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  • TEDx Melbourne celebrates adventurous minds in 2016

    The School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering's Professor Michael Smart is one of the adventurous minds being celebrated in next week's TEDx Melbourne event.

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  • Out of this world learning

    UQ's Immersive Learning Facility is using virtual reality to provide students with hands-on learning in the more extreme environments

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  • Revolutionary cooling system is keeping down the heat, and the cost
    Revolutionary cooling system is keeping down the heat, and the cost

    Maintaining the temperature of large buildings uses a huge amount of energy, but a new system at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus is doing just this, while using a fraction of the electricity.

  • UQ Gatton wins environmental award

    The University of Queensland has been recognised for its work in embedding environmental sustainability into its operations at the Gatton campus. The University was recently awarded the Environmental and Sustainable Award.

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  • Turning ideas into something big
    Turning ideas into something big

    Encouraging entrepreneurially minded students to develop their business ideas, UQ launched its new initiative, the ‘UQ Idea Hub’.

  • Funding secured to develop new technology to fuel scramjets

    The School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering’s Dr Vincent Wheatley is collaborating on a project led by Defendtex Pty Ltd, which secured almost $2.5 million in CRC-P funding for its program on liquid hydrocarbon fuel technology for scramjets.

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  • Ahoy for Pirates Week!
    Ahoy for Pirates Week!

    The Faculty presents an alumni family friendly event.


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