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A 3D topographical projection of the surface of the conducting hydrogel electrode
28 November 2014

Extraordinary new multipurpose coatings for the miniscule electrodes in electronic body parts

Scientia Professor Gernot Heiser from the School of Computer Science Engineering demonstrates the use of seL4 to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull looks on
28 November 2014

Professor Gernot Heiser demonstrates his mathematically proven software

Graduate Sarah Knox from Biomedical Engineering
27 November 2014

Alumna Sarah Knox has had her research photography published on the front cover of a prestigious biomedical engineering journal.

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Studying Electrical Engineering at UNSW - DG2

Douglas George

Electrical Engineering

I chose UNSW firstly because of the amazing campus atmosphere. I definitely care about my academics and study but there are lots of other things that are important to me such as playing basketball and being able to get involved in community service.


what does an Engineer do?

Exactly what does an Engineer do?

In a very basic sense, engineers use maths and science and solve world problems. However great engineers possess four traits which can be applied to any engineering career. They are generally big picture thinkers who love solving problems and fixing things - but to be a great engineer, you need to be able to communicate.