For the first time scientists have put a dollar value on Australia’s little talked about ‘other reef’, the Great Southern Reef, finding it contributes more than $10 billion to the Australian economy each year.
EECE Professor Kit Po Wong and his team are the recipients of the 2015 Best Paper Award for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics for the paper entitled “Coordinated Control of Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Reactive Power and Battery Energy Storage Systems to Improve the Voltage Profile of a Residential Distribution Feeder”.
Western Australia’s next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs now have help to get their ideas off the ground with the official launch of BloomLab, a collaboration between St Catherine’s College at The University of Western Australia and not-for-profit student organisation Bloom.
In this free public lecture as part of UWA Research Week, Associate Professors Grace Oakley and Mark Pegrum will discuss a research project funded by the Australia-China Council (ACC), where school students aged 13 – 15 years living in Australia and China produced and exchanged digital stories about their everyday lives.
An international team of astronomers studying 200,000 galaxies has measured the energy generated within a large portion of space more precisely than ever before, discovering that it’s only half what it was 2 billion years ago and fading – the Universe is slowly dying.
Engineering asset management expert, Professor Melinda Hodkiewicz, has been appointed the new BHP Billiton Research Fellow in Engineering for Remote Operations (ERO) at The University of Western Australia.