Design students at University of Melbourne are researching ways to integrate data-based decision making into urban design and planning projects, thanks to a three-week full-time internship program launched in partnership with SMEC.
With SMEC’s focus on exploring ways to integrate Smart City philosophy and technology into our projects and practices, the program provides an opportunity for students to work collaboratively on an innovative joint research project based around City, Data and Design.
Students are investigating issues such as carpark and bicycle parking usage in Melbourne CBD, and exploring the broader fields that make up the complex system of a city such as transportation, environment, water, psychology, human interaction, Information Technology, ecology, and agriculture.
SMEC has been appointed by the Roads and Highways Department in Dhaka, Bangladesh to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services on a key pedestrian tunnel that will connect the Airport Railway Station and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Station to the passenger terminals of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.Read More
SMEC has a long and proud history in Tanzania, having operated in the country since 1974.Read More
SMEC welcomes the announcement of A$300 million in funding to help build a new ship lift facility in Darwin, Australia, in addition to the A$100M already committed by the Northern Territory Government.Read More
SMEC is pleased to start work this month as Lead Consultant on the Business Case for the A$4 billion Hells Gates Irrigation Scheme in Northern Queensland, Australia.Read More