Electrical and Information Engineering Foundation
The object of the Foundation (Object) shall be to increase the resources of the University (by fundraising or by otherwise securing gifts and grants or by securing the provision of services or other non-financial contributions, including community engagement) to assist the Senate and the Vice-Chancellor in the promotion of the object of the University in relation to the field of Electrical Engineering through the School of Electrical and Information Engineering.
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The Campaign to support the University of Sydney
INSPIRED – the Campaign to support the University of Sydney will see us raise $600 million from 50,000 supporters to fund the pursuit of ideas that will shape the world in which we live. The Campaign spans the years 2008 – 2017 and from day one, our commitment has been that every person who makes a gift, regardless of the dollar amount, will be contributing to our goal. Our campaign/priorities/
Sydney alumni network makes all the difference to world-class technology
Australian network technology company Sensory Networks, co-founded by Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie (BE (Elec) BSc), has been bought by Intel for $US20 million. "I’m happy with the outcome, I think it’s good for the team," says Matt.
Sensory Networks is an Australian network technology company providing pattern-matching software to enable richer functionality and greater performance in network security applications. Sensory Networks is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has an R&D office in Sydney, Australia.
For Matt, access to the Sydney alumni network has made all the difference at Sensory Networks and later Freelancer.com. And its impact is something that is appreciated long after graduation.
EIE Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship
The EIE Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship was established in 2010 to attract high-achieving students entering the first year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical). It is also designated for students in under represented Equal Opportunity Groups and from a low socioeconomic background.
"The hallmark of a good company is no longer just how much it invests in its workforce, but how much it invests in its potential workforce." George Maltabarow, President of the Foundation and Managing Director, Ausgrid.
The Scholarships program is generously supported by the Governor members.
Strategic Priorities 2011-2015
The School of Electrical and Information Engineering has defined its vision: To be a leading international school in electrical and information engineering research and education.
As part of its first contribution to support the School to achieve that vision, the Foundation has identified six strategic priorities adopted by Foundation members in October 2010.
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