Humanitarian Engineering Lab
We transform life and improve well-being for vulnerable and marginalised communities through engineering
What we do
The Humanitarian Engineering Lab is a network of academics and students at RMIT University who use engineering skills and knowledge to create scalable solutions to humanitarian challenges in the Asia-Pacific.
life-changing humanitarian solutions
people in humanitarian engineering projects
humanitarian design & engineering methods
engineering education and training
PhD candidate Leandra Rhodes-Dicker has been named the 3MT Runner-Up for the RMIT STEM College. Congrats Leandra!
Our course 'Humanitarian Engineering' is off to a flying virtual start. Among other things we explore life in the Za'atari refugee camp.
Nick Brown has been awarded funding by AAEE to study integrated inclusion best practice in engineering education.
We are running our flagship course, Humanitarian Experiential Learning Project, virtually in collaboration with Unbound and Pollinate.
Nick Brown has received RMIT's School of Engineering 'Early Career Teaching Award' for teaching performance.
Tanja Rosenqvist has been named Young Water Professional of the Year 2020 in New South Wales.
Tanja Rosenqvist led a Humanitarian Design Summit to Cambodia with Engineers without Borders Australia.
Nick Brown inspected sanitation options in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Want to join the lab?
RMIT University staff and students are invited to join the Humanitarian Engineering Lab.