Meysam Banimahd

Senior geotechnical engineer at Woodside Energy has been appointed as an Adjunct Research Fellow

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Dr Meysam Banimahd, PhD CEng, Senior Geotechnical Engineer at Woodside Energy, has been appointed as an Adjunct Research Fellow at the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS).  Meysam is currently working with Professors Susan Gourvenec and Conleth O'Loughlin and PhD student Dimitra Zografou to optimize cyclic load design methods for offshore geotechnical systems.  Dr Banimahd will bring his industry, technical and theoretical expertise to COFS which will benefit a range of research projects and teaching.

Deidre Willmott, Liz Constable and Lisa Scaffidi

Leading WA women join Perth USAsia Centre Board

Friday, 2 May 2014

Three prominent West Australian women have been appointed to the board of the Perth USAsia Centre, based at The University of Western Australia.

Ms Tammy Solonec

Indigenous lawyer a champion for the vulnerable and disadvantaged

Friday, 2 May 2014

An Indigenous law graduate of The University of Western Australia has been appointed as the new Indigenous Peoples' Rights Manager at Amnesty International.

Professor Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith appointed as Winthrop Professor of Law at UWA

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Former foreign affairs and defence minister Stephen Smith has returned to scholarship at The University of Western Australia as Winthrop Professor of International Law.

Winthrop Professor Geoff Laurent

New directions for the Lung Institute of WA

Thursday, 17 April 2014

The Lung Institute of WA's Annual General Meeting had historic significance with guest speaker Winthrop Professor Geoff Laurent of The University of Western Australia meeting members for the first time in his capacity as director.

Microfossil

Palynology professor to help revive vital science

Monday, 7 April 2014

The University of Western Australia, Chevron and Woodside will launch an international search for an expert who can breathe new life into the discipline of palynology in WA.

Andrew Smith, Country Chair of Shell Australia

Head of Shell Australia appointed to UWA Business School Board

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Andrew Smith, Country Chair of Shell Australia has been appointed to the Board of The University of Western Australia's Business School.

Photo of Assistant Professor Kirill de Lancastre Jedenov

Second new appointment in Architecture

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Joining newly-engaged Associate Professor Fernando Jerez is a second new appointment in Architecture, Assistant Professor Kirill de Lancastre Jedenov.

Photo of Associate Professor Fernando Jerez

New appointment in Architecture

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Following an extensive international search and selection process, the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts has offered a new ongoing appointment in Architecture to Associate Professor Fernando Jerez.

Winthrop Professor Philip Mead

Top Australian scholar appointed to Chair at Harvard

Friday, 21 February 2014

A distinguished scholar of Australian literary and cultural history - who is also Chair in Australian Literature at The University of Western Australia - will spend the 2015-2016 academic year at one of the leading universities in the US.