OBEL PhD student, Philip Wijesinghe, along with Austin Shen (OBEL ex- undergraduate student), in a team of 4, won the Sharks Solution Prize – one of the major WA state prizes at GovHack2016 – a national government-sponsored data-driven hackathon.
Prof. David Sampson featured in SPIE Newsroom. Optical coherence elastography may increase efficiency of cancer surgery. Video here: link
“An innovative and interactive digital campaign aimed at breaking down the stereotypes associated with engineering and encouraging more young women to study engineering was launched on 15 July 2016 by the Group of Eight (GO8) universities and Engineers Australia, featuring the music of contemporary artists, NERVO. The campaign, known as Made By Me, is a website featuring a video clip with female engineers creating androids using different engineering solutions and technologies.” — READ MORE http://www.madebyme.org.au/engineers/kelsey-kennedy/
Overcoming depth and contrast limitations of OCT. David Sampson, University of Western Australia, described efforts to overcome the two limitations known all too well by researchers in the field of biomedical optics: constrained depth penetration through tissue, and insufficient contrast to discern structures. More about Photonics West 2016 and BiOS Hot Topics
The microscope-in-a-needle project has won The Australian newspaper Innovation Challenge 2015 ‘Read More’ for links to video and university news
Great week for OBEL: microscope-in-a-needle project makes it to the finals of The Weekend Australian Innovation Challenge, and also 2 of our articles join the Biomedical Optics Express 15 top cited list of 2014.