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Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

  • Combatting cyberwarfare

    Brisbane locals got a special insight into the future of cyberwarfare last night, at a public lecture at The University of Queensland’s Customs House.

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  • New Chief Student Entrepreneur steps up to launch Ventures

    UQ's new Chief Student Entrepreneur, Josh Tambunan, has his work cut out for him as he knuckles down for his final year of study toward a double degree in engineering and science.

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  • Brisbane high school students competing in the Science and Engineering Challenge at UQ
    Science and Engineering Challenge returns to UQ

    The STEM event of the year has returned to UQ in 2019, with over 600 students from 19 Brisbane high schools putting their best problem-solving minds to the test over three days of competition.

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  • Facial recognition is already in our schools. www.shutterstock.com
    Face recognition technology in classrooms is here - and that's ok

    Face recognition technology uses a camera to capture a face and then matches this face against a database to determine identity. First, the face or faces must be detected and localised in the camera frame. Then, face images are aligned and rescaled to a standard size. Finally, these faces are matched against a database. Matching is almost invariably performed using artificial intelligence technology.

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  • Q&A with Professor Vicki Chen
    Q&A with Professor Vicki Chen

    Professor Vicki Chen is an experienced researcher known for her strong leadership and industry collaborations. As a chemical engineer, she has previously held the position of Director of UNESCO Centre for Membrane Science and Technology and has close to 7000 citations to her name. Last year she joined The University of Queensland as the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology, where she hopes to continue building on the Faculty’s collaborations and partnerships and increasing UQ’s standing as a global university.

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