School News

Below is a selection of news from or about the School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics or the disciplines we cover.  Please contact us if you need any further information.  A short list of the achievements of the School's students, graduates and staff since 2006 can be found here

Flinders News - School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics

  • 90 per cent of Flinders University's research has been ranked at or above world standard in the latest Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) assessment, reinforcing Flinders reputation for high quality research
  • Flinders University's new Tonsley facility has been recognised as the best building of its type in Australia by the Master Builders Association of Australia.
  • Adelaide astronaut Andy Thomas trained with the best in Russia, and among them were this year's Flinders Investigator Lecture presenters Sergey Treshcheov and Alex Akulov.
  • The growing innovation district at Tonsley will host this year's Adelaide Mini Maker Faire on Sunday, bringing more than 100 exhibitors to the main assembly building area.
  • 3D computer games will lead school students into the future of high-tech learning at a series of special Flinders University promotions at the finishing line for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Victoria Square.
  • Bridgestone World Solar Challenge sponsor Flinders is supporting the 2015 event in more ways than one.
  • A life-saving nurse call device developed by researchers from Flinders University and the University of South Australia has scooped a Gold Design Award, President's Award and Premier's Award at the Design Institute of Australia Awards on Saturday night.
  • Flinders lecturer Dr Stuart Wildy is leading research efforts across the University to build a next-generation electric car to compete in the 2017 World Solar Challenge.
  • A South Australian innovation which helps monitor some of the human body's core functions could also make submarines run better.
  • Dr Denise de Vries has been invited to join the UNESCO PERSIST (Platform to Enhance the Sustainability of the Information Society Transglobally) project taskforce.
  • Spending a large part of 30 years on one problem requires dedication, but Flinders mathematician Professor Jerzy Filar hopes a useful solution is in sight.
  • Almost 200 Flinders University students will have the opportunity to take part in 18 projects in the Asia-Pacific region next year under the expanded $20 million New Colombo Plan Mobility Program.
  • Flinders University responds to the changing nature of engineering and ICT employment in Australia by introducing a suite of new degrees in 2016 that address the growing demands for graduates in new and exciting discipline areas.
  • CSEM student Scott Hutchinson is playing a part in developing the new technology of Unmanned Surface Vessels (USV), working with global defence company Saab Australia.
  • Flinders mechanical engineer graduate Henry Nielsen is building his career on campus as part of the $63 million student hub and plaza construction team.
  • A Flinders research partnership with American experts is adding momentum to the global push for better treatments for debilitating spinal conditions.