Griffith to introduce drone-focused engineering major in 2018

Corporate
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Imagine applying the rapid advancement of drone technology to guide the future of aviation. That’s the opportunity for graduates of Griffith University’s new cutting-edge Electronic and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Engineering (UAV) major, according to Associate Professor Steven O’Keefe. The head of electronic engineering at Griffith’s Nathan campus says the major is offered at arguably the […]

Fly into your future with engineering this Griffith Open Day

Engineering, IT and aviation
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Griffith University is further equipping students for jobs of the future with the introduction of a new Unmanned Aerial Vehicles major. The major in Electronics and UAV will begin in the Griffith School of Engineering next year as part of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree program, giving students specialist knowledge in aviation and avionics […]

Internship takes Sebastian to Africa to fight poaching

Engineering, IT and aviation
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Griffith University mechanical engineering graduate Sebastian Speck has designed a catapult launcher for a fixed wing Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) which will be used to detect illegal hunting and poaching in Africa. The catapult launcher was uniquely designed and built during an internship to propel the RPAS, also known as a UAV or drone […]

Drones, 3D scanning technology and bridges – it’s all in a day’s work for Monique

Griffith School of Engineering
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Monique Quirk has been investigating the use of drones and laser scanning technology to monitor the integrity of bridges in South East Queensland – all while she is still studying. A 14 week internship with GHD is putting Monique ahead of the game as she pursues her dream career. Monique, who is studying a Bachelor […]

See what’s possible at Open Day tech trail

Aviation
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Ever wanted to get down to Gangnam Style with a drone? See an intricate design come to life in the form of chocolate? Feel like you’re in Wall St in a world-class financial trading room? Griffith University’s Open Day will be buzzing with technology-themed activities across three campuses at the Gold Coast, Nathan (Brisbane) and […]