Christop Gaudin with the existing beam centrifuge

A new national geotechnical centrifuge facility to be built at UWA

Thursday, 24 November 2011

 

The ARC has recently awarded a LIEF grant to the value of $700,000 to develop a new national geotechnical centrifuge facility at UWA.  UWA are contributing $700,000 and partner organisations are contributing $180,000.

COFS researcher receives UWA Research Collaboration Award

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

The Faculty congratulates Associate Professor Britta Bienen from the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems for winning a UWA Research Collaboration Award (RCA).

Dr Muhammad Shazzad Hossain has been awarded a FASE Associate Membership

Monday, 6 June 2011

Congratulations to Dr Muhammad Shazzad Hossain for his Associate Membership with the Faculty Academy for the Scholarship of Education (FASE).

Muhammad Shazzad Hossain wins Trollope Award

Friday, 3 June 2011

The Australian Geomechanics Society has awarded Dr Muhammad Shazzad Hossain with a Trollope Medal for 2010 for his papers:  'Deep-penetrating spudcan foundations on layered clays: centrifuge tests' and 'Deep-penetrating spudcan foundations on layered clays: numerical analysis' published in Geotechnique December 2009.

Applications for Academic Position in Soil Characterisation now open

Friday, 3 June 2011

An academic position in Soil Characterisation has recently been advertised. Please see https://www.his.admin.uwa.edu.au/jobvacs/external/academic/ads.htm for details. Closing date for applications is 24 June 2011.

Staff awarded the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Offshore Award

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Assistant Professor Shazzad Hossain and Professor Mark Randolph were awarded the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Offshore Award for 2010 for their paper: "Deep-penetrating spudcan foundations on layered clays: numerical analysis. Géotechnique, 60(3), 171-184, 2010".

Winthrop Professor Mark Randolph

UWA engineer elected to Royal Society

Monday, 23 May 2011

Civil engineer, former Federation Fellow and research leader at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, Winthrop Professor Mark Randolph, has been elected to the prestigious Royal Society.

Shell, UWA announce chair in offshore foundations

Friday, 20 May 2011

A new professorial chair in metocean engineering and offshore foundations will strengthen education and research in Western Australia, according to The University of Western Australia's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alan Robson.

Mark Cassidy visits Keppel Offshore and Marine Technology Centre

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

COFS Director Professor Mark Cassidy is currently visiting the Keppel Offshore and Marine Technology Centre in Singapore.

PhD student wins SUT Scholarship

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

COFS congratulates Bassem Youssef who was recently awarded a SUT scholarship.

COFS awarded $740,000 from two new grants

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

COFS, in collaboration with Keppel Offshore and Marine Pty Ltd, Singapore, was recently awarded an ARC Linkage Grant in the latest ARC funding round. COFS was also awarded an ARC Discovery Grant.

Shazzad Hossain Promoted

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

COFS congratulates Shazzad Hossain on his recent promotion to Assistant Professor!

Outstanding Manuscript Award

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

A paper comparing offshore platform foundations was honoured with the Outstanding Manuscript Award at the MTS Awards Luncheon at OCEANS'10 MTS/IEEE Seattle.

World's leading experts in offshore geotechnics in Perth

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

The world-class research and industry collaboration being used to help pave the way for Australia's largest resource projects was in the spotlight in Perth in early November.

WA's underwater oil and gas technology in the spotlight

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Cutting-edge technology being used to help pave the way for Australia's largest resource projects will be in the spotlight at a symposium at The University of Western Australia starting on Monday.

Professor Susan Gourvenec and Assistant Professor Noel Boylan

Susan Gourvenec and Noel Boylan promoted

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

COFS is pleased to offer our congratulations to Professor Susan Gourvenec and Assistant Professor Noel Boylan on their recently announced promotions.

Deep-water project to provide safe, clean energy

Monday, 2 August 2010

The world's multi-billion dollar oil and gas industries will benefit from a new research project aimed at securing long-term, safer and cleaner forms of energy.

COFS awarded ARC Centre of Excellence

Friday, 16 July 2010

COFS are part of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering for Geotechnical Science and Engineering in collaboration with The University of Newcastle and University of Wollongong. 

Students win $7500 scholarship

Friday, 16 July 2010

COFS congratulates Rong Chen, Chengcai Luo, Amin Rismanchian and Youhu Zhang for being awarded top-up scholarships of $7500 from The Australia-China Natural Gas Technology Partnership Fund.

Associate Professor Susan Gourvenec wins 2010 Teaching and Learning award

Thursday, 8 April 2010

The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics was delighted to announce the recipients of its 2010 Teaching and Learning Awards at the ceremony held at The University Club on Tuesday, 16 March 2010. One of the awardees was Associate Professor Susan Gourvenec.