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Sunday Morning Disruptive Tech – UNSW use old tires boost steel making efficiency

Another Sydney originated idea, again from University of New South Wales. This time it is reusing old tires to inject them in the production of steel. Awesome. Sydney engineer Veena Sahajwalla won the $30,000 top prize at The Australian Innovation Challenge awards in Sydney for this polymer injection revolution. The technology – which was developed at […]

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World solar PV breakthrough from UNSW – homegrown awesomeness

I have a particular affinity with the University of New South Wales and this story made me smile with joy. The awesome nerds at the School of Photovoltaics and Renewable Energy Engineering at UNSW have managed to get a load more efficiency from what is considered low-grade silicon with more defects and contaminants. Doing something […]

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