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Facebook Engineering Director - QUT alumnus Joel Pobar presenting

04-04-2017 - 04-04-2017 QUT Bachelor of Information graduate, Joel Pobar is the Engineering Director at Facebook. The Silicon Valley-based Technology expert manages the performance teams at Facebook. Joel leads a team of 100 people and is responsible for ensuring that one of the largest and most popular platforms in the world is fast and efficient.  Prior to joining Facebook Joel held technical lead positions at Microsoft and Macquarie Bank. Joel graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor of Information Technology ( Hons) majoring in Computer Science.Registration via this link

Visiting academic Yusuke Yamauchi - ‘Polymeric Micelle Assembly’ presentation

30-03-2017 - 30-03-2017 Professor Yusuke Yamauchi of the Australian Institute for Innovative Materials (AIIM) & School of Chemistry, University of Wollongong, Squires Way, North Wollongong will present at QUT.Title: Toward New Energy Materials: ‘Polymeric Micelle Assembly’ for Synthesis of Porous Materials with Highly Crystallised Frameworks.RSVP email to    

Street Science – A QUT Exclusive

12-04-2017 - 12-04-2017 Fresh from the World Science Festival Brisbane stage, The Cube welcomes back Queensland's top science communicators live on stage in this extended QUT exclusive event!

Power, Energy and Clean Technologies (PECT) Seminar series 2017

06-02-2017 The Energy Researchers at QUT are pleased to invite you to the Power, Energy & Clean Technologies (PECT) Seminar series, presented on the first Friday of each month throughout the year.

Grand Challenge Lecture: How Food, Water, Energy & Climate Insecurities Impact Development Aid & Research @ GP

07-04-2017 - 07-04-2017 Professor Andrew Campbell, CEO of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), will discuss the converging insecurities of food, water, energy and climate, and their implications for development aid and research.

Robotronica 2017

20-08-2017 - 20-11-2016 On Sunday, 20 August 2017, Robotronica will return to QUT’s Science and Engineering Precinct to reveal the most up to date advancements and innovations in the fields of robotics and interactive design. Robotronica is a groundbreaking one-day event showcasing the latest developments in robotics and interactive design. Attracting a broad audience from families through to young people curious about the latest technology. 

Engineering site visits needed for Power of Engineering events!

01-01-2017 - 31-12-2017 QUT’s Science and Engineering Faculty in partnership with non-for-profit organisation Power of Engineering Inc. delivers a sustainable program of events aimed at creating awareness of the different opportunities that a career in engineering can offer targeting high school students before they make senior subject selections. The program has a particular focus on inspiring females in metropolitan areas, regional and indigenous students.

MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp at Gardens Point campus in Brisbane in March, 2017. Sign up.

26-03-2017 - 31-03-2017 The highly-selective camp condenses a one year MIT course into a week-long, action-based learning experience for budding entrepreneurs picked from across the world. Start ups, corporate entrepreneurs and visionary teams are encouraged to participate. This event is rarely held outside of Boston. Take the opportunity to challenge yourself.Apply early for one of four scholarships for QUT participants. Scholarship deadline 15 December 2016Early bird applicaitons accepted 1 December, 2016.
Applicants must apply to MIT by the latest January 31, 2017.