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Alumni in Focus: Louise Thomas

Co-founder and mechatronics engineer at Tensorfield Agriculture, Augustus Short Scholarship recipient and Bachelor of Engineering graduate Louise Thomas is this month’s Alumni in Focus. Tensorfield Agriculture is a startup dedicated to providing farmers with the next generation of agricultural machinery. Louise’s business endeavours have taken her worldwide. She currently lives between Shenzhen, China, where she […]

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Kirky Nankivell in the Holden Laboratory

Life in the fast lane

Fast cars. Cool heads. Big bucks. Welcome to the world of motorsport. Kirby Nankivell and Jordan Yeomans are young, confident and can keep a cool head – essential for engineers working trackside at some of the country’s biggest car racing events. While at University, both Kirby and Jordan participated in Formula SAE, an annual competition […]

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Image of young Indian boy catching clear water in his hands and drinking

Our crowd steps up for families of Rajasthan

The University of Adelaide entered the dynamic world of crowdfunding in 2017. Thanks to the generous response of our University community, more than 1,000 families in India’s north-west will have the capacity to maintain a reliable supply of life-sustaining pure drinking water. Conducted on the online platform Pozible during November, the campaign aimed to raise […]

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Julian O Shea

Engineering entrepreneur driving social change

Since graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in 2005, Julian O’Shea has had an incredible career driving projects that create social change to improve the lives of many. A former Director of the Engineers Without Borders Institute Julian built a movement of engineers, researchers and designers who delivered technical solutions to improve life for […]

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Meet previous James McWha Winner: Charlie Hargroves

A previous winner of the James McWha Award of Excellence, Charlie Hargroves has achieved significant accomplishments since graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) in 2001. Charlie has worked with many of the world’s leading sustainable development experts and has made a strong contribution to the field through his writing, consulting, and public speaking. He […]

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David Wong

Meet our community: David Wong

David Wong (Yat Leung David Wong)  MBA 2003 David has over 15 years of expertise in engineering, manufacturing, sourcing and leadership bringing innovative products to customers. Located in Hong Kong, David is a Senior Sourcing Manager for Lowe’s (the world’s second-largest DIY retailer) and Masters Home Improvements (Australia’s fasters growing DIY retailer). He also has […]

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Mark’s Royal Academy fellowship furthers superconductivity research

Dr Mark Ainslie has amassed a multitude of prestigious awards and titles since graduating from the University of Adelaide in 2004, adding to an impressive list gained during his undergraduate studies here. He was awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship in 2012 – a five-year, fully-funded research program that sees him researching (in broad […]

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James engineers a global career

German-based civil engineer James Daniell credits his student experience at the University of Adelaide for helping him to adjust to life and work in Europe. The combination of “world-class degrees, extracurricular activities and a multicultural campus” prepares students for a global career, he says.

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