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Geoff Chase, award, NPU, China

14 May 2019

Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase was recently awarded an Honorary Professorship of Engineering, as part of the Astronautics Department at the Northwest Polytechnic University (NPU) in Xi’an, China.

UC Mech Eng metallic implants team

07 January 2019

Researchers in the ORTHOMAG group led by A/Professor Mark Staiger and Professor George Dias (UO), working on biodegradable magnesium alloys as biomedical implants, have recently designed and built a torsion testing apparatus.

FYP 2018 Rugby Headgear

07 November 2018

The Department held its annual Mechanical Engineering Final Year Projects day.

Mech Eng Photo Competition, 2018

18 October 2018

Participate in this photographic competition to show us what best illustrates Mechanical Engineering and replace a picture on the Mech Eng roll-up banner for a prize.

Mech Eng Video Competition 2018

18 October 2018

Are you sick of waving your hands around mumbling “physics and stuff” when people ask you what your research is on? Describe your Mechanical or Mechatronics research in an easy-to-understand 60 seconds video and be in to win one of 3 200$ prizes!

Geoff Chase, students' awards (IFAC BMS 2018)

08 October 2018

Three researchers, supervised by a fantastic team, took away Best Young Authors and Overall Best Paper Awards.

Keith Alexander_transferring patients machine

01 October 2018

Prof Keith Alexander and his team have been working on a simple and cost effective design to help carers transfer patients.


24 September 2018

A/Prof Symons has industry and academic experience in structural and mechanical engineering, design and medical devices.

Geoff Chase_glucose measuring device

04 September 2018

The glucose measuring device will help in reducing specialist doctor visits, improve blood sugar levels and encourage continuous treatment for Type II diabetes patients.

Deborah Munro Profile

26 August 2018

The Department of ME welcomes Prof Debbie Munro as a new Staff member

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