Final year projects
Three Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering students had a chance to present their Final Year Project Theses to an audience of local engineers and university guests on Tuesday the 6th of December.
This annual competition, organised and sponsored by the Mechanical Branch of Engineers Australia, Newcastle Division, aims to encourage and enhance the presentation skills of Engineering Graduates.
George Wakeham received first prize for his presentation "Drag Reduction Using Cavitation". He was awarded a $500 cash prize, and will have the opportunity to represent the Mechanical Branch of the Newcastle Division at the Ian Henderson Award to be held on Thursday 15th December, 2011.
Ian Stevenson took out second prize for his presentation titled "A Rugged 3D Laser Scanner for Application in Industrial Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping Systems," while David Bradney came third with his presentation "A Comparative Analysis of the Hydrodynamics of Crocodilian Rostra."
Check out each of the student's speeches in the videos below