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Australia 2014

Jun 6, 14

Cheers, mate!

We said our goodbyes to Australia and traveled back to Minnesota.

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Jun 4, 14

Site visit to RMIT University in Melbourne

For our last site visit, we toured RMIT University in Melbourne and learned about 3-D printing. Then we had our last group meal to say goodbye because in the next two days the group will be splitting up.

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Jun 3, 14

Swinburne University

Today we explored Swinburne University. Here we saw a dancing robot and even got to try out a Formula One race car simulator.

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Jun 2, 14

ISCAS Conference

Today we went to the ISCAS Conference in Melbourne. We spent the day attending lectures on nano-bio circuits and viewing demonstrations.

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Jun 1, 14

Traveling to Melbourne

Saturday we were scheduled to leave for Melbourne, but our flight was delayed until Sunday.

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May 30, 14

Into the bush

Today we ventured into Australian countryside to see some of the iconic wildlife at the Cleland Wildlife Park in Adelaide.

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May 29, 14

Flinders University of South Australia

Our group visited Flinders University, where we saw research by Dr. Paul Gardner-Stephen and participated in a lab and lecture.

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May 28, 14

We've landed in Adelaide!

Today was a travel day from Sydney to Adelaide.

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May 27, 14

CSIRO and UTS visits

Today was a full day with two site visits. In the morning, we toured the CSIRO Division of Materials Science and Engineering, and in the afternoon we visited the University of Technology Sydney.

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May 26, 14

Kangaroo pizza and quantum computing

The day was spent at the University of New South Wales, where we learned about quantum computing. Later, we visited the Harbour Bridge and tried some of the local pizza specialties.

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May 25, 14

Free day in Sydney

Sunday was our first free day in Sydney. The group spent the day a variety of different ways, from surfing in Manly to souvenir shopping to climbing the Harbour Bridge.

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May 24, 14

Soaking up the sun

We toured beaches and famous look-out points as well as the famous Bondi Beach. After a box lunch at the Botanical Gardens, we had the rest of the day off.

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May 23, 14

A day of sight and sound

Today we visited Macquarie University and then learned about cochlear implants at Cochlear, a hearing technology company. We finished the day with Sydney's Vivid festival of lights.

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May 22, 14

We're off to Uni!

Today we went on our first university visit to the University of Sydney. We had the opportunity to tour the beautiful campus and sit in on a lecture. After, we mingled with the students and compared student life on both sides of the world.

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May 21, 14

Site visits to Google and Medtronic

Today we went on our first site visits to Google and Minneapolis-based Medtronic. At Google, we were given insight to the design process and learned how design and engineering are so closely linked. Medtronic gave us an in-depth explanation of its devices such as pacemakers.

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May 20, 14

Our first taste of Australia

After landing in Sydney, we set out to explore the city and visit famous landmarks such as the Opera House and the Rocks.

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May 19, 14

We've landed!

After some bonding time in the Los Angeles airport and a LONG flight, we made it to Sydney!

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Apr 25, 14

Nano-Bio Circuits and Systems in Australia EE 3940

May 18-June 6, 2014

Professor Jerry Sobelman (electrical and computer engineering) will lead a new program for 2014 exploring the current state of research and application of electrical and computer engineering in Australia!

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