Sense and sensingability

The NSW Smart Sensing Network awards four small grants (total funding is $350 000) for big-need projects

ANU’s Marta Yebra leads a team from there and Western Sydney U identifying the lightning strikes most likely to start fires.

K C Wong (Uni Sydney) and colleagues develop tech for drones to monitor fires in water reservoirs.

Ali Hadigeh and researchers (Uni Sydney) use sensors, AI and modelling to monitor the structural state of infrastructure, such as bridges.

Fiacre Rougieux’s UNSW group develop usable data on the performance of distributed energy systems, such as solar panels.