School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering

  • Scramjets and the promise of hypersonic flight
    Scramjets and the promise of hypersonic flight

    UQ’s latest research project SPARTAN will construct a reusable satellite launching system using hypersonic technology as currently, there is no quick and cost effective way of launching satellites into space.

  • The skys the limit
    The skys the limit

    A University of Queensland graduate is the only individual outside of America to receive an accolade as part of the 2016 Aviation Week and American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) awards.

  • Change-makers: Young Australians of the Year start-up mobile laundry for the homeless
    Change-makers: Young Australians of the Year start-up mobile laundry for the homeless

    Creating change for homeless people has led University of Queensland engineering and commerce student, Lucas Patchett and his business partner, Nic Marchesi to be named 2016 Young Australians of the Year.

  • UQ Racing wins third place
    UQ Racing wins third place

    The end of 2015 saw the UQ Racing team achieve an incredible milestone by coming third in the Design event run by FSAE-Australia.

  • US President honours UQ Engineering alumnus
    US President honours UQ Engineering alumnus

    The President of the United States, Barrack Obama, has recognised the extraordinary early-career research talents of University of Queensland engineering alum Dr Joachim Walther, at a ceremony at the White House earlier this month.

  • Hypersonic flight on the horizon
    Hypersonic flight on the horizon

    Travelling from Sydney to London in less than two hours is no longer a far-fetched concept following a successful hypersonic test flight conducted by an international team, including University of Queensland researchers and students.

  • Mining & Energy in 2025 & Beyond: Student Hackathon
    Mining & Energy in 2025 & Beyond: Student Hackathon

    The “Mining & Energy in 2025 & Beyond: Student Hackathon”, organised by MIT, in conjunction with the METS Ignited Growth Centre, was held Friday 27 May at QUT.

  • Engineering student recognised for creating change

    After being named as joint Young Australian of the Year 2016, University of Queensland student Lucas Patchett and business partner Nic Marchesi have again been recognised for their brainchild, Orange Sky Laundry.

    Read more

  • Geothermal Energy - Do you know the benefits and costs?
    Geothermal Energy - Do you know the benefits and costs?

    Dr Aleks Atrens, a Research Fellow at the Queensland Geothermal Energy Centre of Excellence discusses Geothermal Energy with 4zzz reporter Eliot Rifkin.

  • STEM stars head to NASA with UQ support
    STEM stars head to NASA with UQ support

    For most high school students, competing at an international competition at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre is an idea that is simply out of this world.

Pages

Unfortunately there are no events being held at this time.

Please return to this page soon to find out about events coming up for the School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering.

Past Events