Helping solve the big – and costly – challenge that miners face

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Geotechnical engineer James Doherty is helping solve one of the costliest challenges facing underground miners: how best to fill the voids left under the earth's surface when mining is complete.

Professor Keith Smettem

Think outside box to combat salinity

Thursday, 6 November 2014

Wheatbelt farmers can make their saline land productive again, if they're willing to think outside of the box.

Professor Chari Pattiaratchi

What the Boxing Day tsunami taught us

Thursday, 6 November 2014

UWA coastal engineering expert Chari Pattiaratchi has vivid memories of the Boxing Day tsunami in 2004 that killed some 250,000 people - he nearly became one of its casualties.

Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh and UWA Chancellor Michael Chaney

Rio Tinto chief awarded honorary doctorate

Friday, 28 March 2014

Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh is one of several distinguished Western Australians whose contributions to the community has been recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn series of graduations for more than 3,800 students.

David Reid

Engineering student wins top UWA award

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

A PhD student from The University of Western Australia's School of Civil and Resource Engineering has won the 12th Dr Baden Clegg Award for a presentation on analysis of tailings dam liquefaction.

2013 winner Nicholas Barbaro (left) with 2004 (inaugural) winner Chris Tyler

Engineering scholarship celebrates 10 years

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics has celebrated a 10-year partnership with leading civil and structural engineering consultancy Pritchard Francis.

Dr Ken Mercer

Leading geotechnical expert joins mine science centre

Thursday, 21 June 2012

The Australian Centre for Geomechanics at The University of Western Australia has appointed Dr Ken Mercer to a professorial position in environmental and mining geomechanics.

Be alert, not alarmed – engineering students dispose of ‘hazardous' materials

Monday, 2 April 2012

If you were on campus last Friday 30 March, you may have been surprised to see large groups of students with wheel barrows, conspicuously dressed in white protective clothing, working eagerly along the route between the back of the Civil and Mechanical Engineering building and Riley Oval.

Ms Vickie Kong, postgraduate student

Subsea pipeline stability simulator wins innovation award

Monday, 7 November 2011

A giant flume capable of simulating cyclones to improve the stability of subsea oil and gas pipelines has won a major innovation award.

Google hires UWA Software Engineering students

Monday, 31 October 2011

Landing a dream job with Google is just sinking in for software engineering students Ragil Prasetya and Travis Kirke, from The University of Western Australia, who will work as Software Engineer Interns at the technology giant’s Sydney headquarters.

EECE dominates hike4hunger fundraising effort

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics would like to congratulate the team of eight staff members from the School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (Team EECE), who participated in the UWA Sports hike4hunger on Friday, 21 October.

UWA biomedical engineer dances his way to Belgium

Thursday, 20 October 2011

Joel Miller, a biomedical engineer at The University of Western Australia has won top prize in the Science’s 4th annual “Dance Your PhD” contest with his footloose video rendition of his thesis topic: Microstructure-Property relationships in Ti2448 components produced by Selective Laser Melting: A Love Story.

Discover your postgrad study options in engineering, computing or mathematics

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Are you considering working towards a postgraduate qualification in engineering, computing or mathematics? UWA’s Postgraduate & Honours Expo takes place on Wednesday October 5 and representatives from the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (ECM) will be on hand to showcase postgraduate qualification offerings, answer queries and offer course advice.

Winthrop Professor Steven Smith

UWA wins $3.2 million in research funding boost

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Projects by researchers at The University of Western Australia to design earthquake-resistant bridges and control crop insect pests were among those to attract funding in the latest round of Federal Government grants.

Assistant Professor Daniela Ciancio

Testing rammed earth for safe and affordable indigenous housing

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Rammed earth may be a future building material in north-west Indigenous communities if a study at The University of Western Australia proves successful.

Changes to professional pathways from 2012

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

With the introduction of New Courses 2012, most professional qualifications from UWA will be obtained by completing a postgraduate degree course following an undergraduate degree. The timetable for the introduction of new professional postgraduate courses has been set.

Safer mining follows agreement on UWA research

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Technology invented at The University of Western Australia to make work conditions safer for underground miners is likely to be used around the world soon, following an agreement signed today.

Australasian Oil and Gas Expo

Friday, 19 March 2010

UWA is taking part this week in The Australasian Oil and Gas Exhibition (AOG) at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from Wednesday 24 to Friday 26 March, inclusive.

Call for papers: 2010 Australian Mining Technology Conference

Friday, 19 March 2010

CRC Mining is now calling for papers for the 2010 Australian Mining Technology Conference "Technology changing the mining business footprint", to be held at UWA from 13 to 15 September 2010.

Free public event: Transport Infrastructure

Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Future trends and current best practice in Western Australia's transport infrastructure will be discussed by a distinguished panel of experts at the UWA Business School on Tuesday 20 April from 5.30 - 7pm.