Biological threats to be detected by Griffith

Engineering, IT and aviation
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Griffith University researchers have developed a system that can quickly detect airborne biological threats. Professor Igor Agranovski, of the School of Engineering, has developed a system that collects aerosolised micro-organisms and finds the threats, such as fungi spores, viruses and bacteria. Such a system could be crucial to soldiers in the field or post-event investigations. The […]

Sport technology experts share innovations

Griffith Enterprise
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The most important sport engineering conference in the world is coming to Brisbane. Timed with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018), and hosted by GC2018 Official Partner, Griffith University, the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA) 2018 Conference will run from March 26 to 29 with the Australian Sports Technologies Network. Bringing together world leading […]

Energy research the way of the future

Engineering, IT and aviation
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Griffith University is taking on Tesla in developing powerful battery storage solutions that change the way we use energy. Researchers are developing low-cost and high performance energy storage systems that will allow people to sell power back to the grid when tariffs are the highest. Professor Eddie Zhang and Professor Jun Wei Lu have combined […]

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 […]

Highly sensitive nanosensors to prevent potential catastrophes

Engineering, IT and aviation
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Griffith University researchers are creating tiny high-tech chips that will detect problems in ageing gas and oil pipelines, preventing potential catastrophic events. A team from Griffith’s Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre is developing the novel, low-cost and highly sensitive compact sensors that will detect and monitor changes in harsh environments, such as strain, pressure, flow rate, […]