Eggleton Research Group and JSSL Team Host Royal Australian Air Force

Last Friday, Benjamin Eggleton and the JSSL team hosted Air Commodore Phil Gordon, Group Captain Michael Burgess-Orton and Warrant Officer Nicholas Stubbs-Race. The interim DVC-R, Prof Kathy Belov was also in attendance for the tour of the JSSL lab and facilities.   Details: Event: Royal Australian Air Force Visit Date: 8 April 2022 Guests: Air …

The Royal Society of NSW 1302th OGM and Open Lecture

New Frontiers in Smart Sensor Technology for a Healthier, Safer and Sustainable Future Professor Benjamin Eggleton FRSN FAA FTSE FOSA FIEEE FSPIE Director, University of Sydney Nano Institute and Co-Director, NSW Smart Sensing Network Sensor devices that detect events or changes in their environment are used in everyday objects such as smartphones and ubiquitous applications of which …

Just What is Nanotechnology?

A primer on building tools the size of atoms. Just what is nanotechnology? Where is it being used in our day-to-day life, and where could it be used? Cosmos chatted to Professor Benjamin Eggleton, director of the Nano Institute at the University of Sydney, about what’s exciting him in nanotechnology, where he sees the field going – …

An “Incredibly Precise”, Low-Electronics Radar System

The Photonic Radar System can see things in high detail. We use radar to spot aircraft and thunderstorms, but what if it could be used for smaller-scale things? A team of researchers from the University of Sydney have figured out a way to collect radar data with resolutions of centimetres. They say their invention could …

We’re hiring a Data Theme Leader

Reporting directly to the NSSN Co-Director Prof. Benjamin Eggleton, the Data Theme Leader for the NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN) is responsible for leading business development activities relating to the sensing data theme. Drawing on their expertise in data and data analytics, they will translate industry and government partner needs into defined research projects and develop new business development opportunities. …

Capturing data faster than a speeding bullet | Defence News

A sensor that has shown potential to measure the speed and predict the trajectory of incredibly fast-moving objects has been developed in a partnership between Air Force and university researchers. The prototype MANTIS (Mutual-Axis Neuromorphic Twin Imaging System) sensor is the result of the work of the University of Sydney Nano Institute and Air Force’s Jericho …

AUSTRALIA INNOVATES – THE VIDEO SERIES

Professor Benjamin Eggleton and his team are excited to be part of the ‘Australia Innovates’ video series launched by Business Events Australia. This series aims to demonstrate Australia’s wide-ranging expertise across several knowledge sectors to position the nation as a world leading association destination. The video series showcases Australians pursuing world firsts in research, discovery, …

Prof. Benjamin Eggleton hosts Dr Katerina Agostino, Chief of Aerospace Division, Defence Science & Technology Group

On 23 March 2021, Professor Benjamin Eggleton hosted Dr Katerina Agostino, Chief of Aerospace Division, Defence Science and Technology Group at The University of Sydney Nano Institute. During the visit, Professor Eggleton introduced Sydney Nano’s research facilities and showcased some demonstrations of the Eggleton Research Group work to the guests.

Professor Benjamin Eggleton Wins the ANZOS W. H. (Beattie) Steel Medal, the most prestigious award of the Australian and New Zealand Optical Society.

The Australian and New Zealand Optical Society has awarded School of Physics’ Professor Ben Eggleton the 2020 WH “Beattie” Steel Medal in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Australian and international optics and photonics communities by leading several major cooperative centres, an exceptional research and development record. Read more.