Flinders University scientists have capped a stellar week with Dr Rachel Popelka-Filcoff being honoured as South Australia’s Tall Poppy of the Year for 2012.
A revolutionary software program which allows mobile phones to communicate when normal phone lines are down has earned Flinders University’s Dr Paul Gardner-Stephen a place in the finals of an international competition.
A new, open source, mobile phone technology that promises to revolutionise telecommunications has been given a USD400,000 boost from the prestigious philanthropic Shuttleworth Foundation.
Software developed by Flinders University’s Dr Paul Gardner-Stephen which enables mobile phones to communicate during a disaster will be freely available to the public by the end of the year thanks to the support of the Dutch NLnet Foundation.
A new mobile system that substantially improves communications in disasters like the recent floods in the eastern States was unveiled today (Thursday, 27 January) by Flinders University researcher, Dr Paul Gardner-Stephen.