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BEI Directors Speaking at IET Annual Dinner

The IET Victoria (Institution of Engineering and Technology) are holding inspire11, the Victoria Network’s Annual Dinner event.
Deputy Directors Prof Hugh McDermott and Prof Peter Blamey will be guest speakers discussing Australia's quest towards the bionic eye and the exciting opportunities afforded medicine through Neurobionics.


Kyle Slater

PhD Student wins global engineering award in London

Kyle Slater, a PhD student at the Bionic Ear Institute, has won the global final of the Present Around The World competition in London.

SoundBeam is a highly directional speaker Kyle developed as his final year University of Melbourne Electrical Engineering project. It generates a narrow beam of sound that can only be heard by intended listeners rather than by the entire room. [more]

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