Christophe Gaudin promoted to Professor

Wednesday, 3 March 2010

The Faculty is pleased to offer our congratulations to Christophe Gaudin, the Deputy Director of the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS), who has been promoted to Professorial Fellow.

12 ECM researchers successfull in 2010 funding

Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Twelve early career researchers in ECM were successful in the 2009 round for UWA Research Development Awards funding for 2010. Congratulations to the winners and also to those that applied, but were unsuccessful. Please consider the feedback you receive carefully and continue to refine your grant writing skills, seek peer review and resubmit to this and other schemes.

Congratulations to PhD Student Zhihui Ye

Wednesday, 2 September 2009

The Faculty is delighted to offer our congratulations to PhD student Zhihui Ye from the School of Civil and Resource Engineering who won the Australia-China Natural Gas Technology Partnership Fund Top-up Scholarship.

Congratulations to Winthrop Professor Liang Cheng

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

The Faculty would like to offer our congratulations to Winthrop Professor Liang Cheng who has been appointed to the position of Head of School of Civil and Resource Engineering.

Congratulations to Jane Gagaleski

Thursday, 23 July 2009

The Faculty wishes to offer our congratulations to Jane Gagaleski who won award from Steel Reinforced Institute of Australia.

Seminar: Engineering Solutions for Australia's Offshore Oil and Gas Developments

Wednesday, 22 July 2009

Winthrop Professor Mark Cassidy, the Director of Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, will present a seminar on ‘Engineering Solutions for Australia's Offshore Oil and Gas Developments'.

Congratulations to Winthrop Professor Barry Lehane and PhD civil engineering student Xiangtao Xu

Tuesday, 7 July 2009

The Faculty wishes to offer our congratulations to Winthrop Professor Barry Lehane, who was awarded the 2009 Telford Premium Prize by the UK Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) for his paper with Research Fellow Mike Rattley (University of Southampton, UK) , Associate Professor Nilo Consoli (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Su, Brazil) and Senior Lecturer David Richards ( University of Southampton, UK) on "The uplift performance of shallow foundations with cement stabilised backfill".

COFS collaboration with Dalian University of Technology

Thursday, 25 June 2009

Research Associate Professor Christophe Gaudin, Centrifuge Manager at the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS), has received funding of $144,265 from Dalian University of Technology in China for the 'Geotechnical Centrifuge Research' Project.

UWA Geotechnical Centrifuge - 20th Anniversary

Wednesday, 24 June 2009

The beam centrifuge, located at the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS) at the School of Civil & Resource Engineering (CRE), UWA, turns 20 years old this year.

Congratulations to Dr Noel Boylan

Monday, 8 June 2009

The Faculty is pleased to offer our congratulations to Dr Noel Boylan for being awarded the Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology Young Author of the Year award for 2008.

Congratulations and Farewell to Winthrop Professor Andrew Deeks

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

After five years as the Head of the School of Civil and Resource Engineering and a very productive career as a researcher and teacher at The University of Western Australia, Winthrop Professor Andrew Deeks will sadly be leaving the Faculty to take up a position as Pro Vice Chancellor (Science) at Durham University in the United Kingdom commencing October 1.

Funding successes and opportunities for 2009

Wednesday, 29 April 2009

The Faculty is delighted to announce the following successes in industry and research grants in the last few months. Please take the time to browse through these to see the range of funding opportunities that could be open to researchers in the faculty and to pinpoint possible mentors for your own endeavours.

COFS: 20th anniversary of beam centrifuge project

Tuesday, 28 April 2009

Eighty guests celebrated the 20th anniversary of COFS' (Centre for Offshore Foundation System) beam centrifuge project on April 3.

Congratulations to Professor Andrew Deeks and Dr Wenge Liu

Tuesday, 28 April 2009

The Faculty wishes to offer our warmest congratulations to both Professor Andrew Deeks and Dr Wenge Liu on being awarded the ‘Fellowship in Teaching and Learning' by the Teaching Fellowship Scheme Committee.

Congratulations Professor Mark Cassidy

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

The Faculty is pleased to congratulate Professor Mark Cassidy Director of the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS), who has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the offshore oil and gas industry at an international level in the analysis of mobile drilling rigs, foundations and pipelines.

Research grants and contracts

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

The Faculty is delighted to announce the award of the latest industry and research grants. We are pleased to acknowledge the excellent research achievements of our esteemed colleagues and look forward to highlighting further grants in future newsletters.

Strengthening Industry Partnerships in Civil and Mining Engineering

Sunday, 1 June 2008

2008 is proving to be a bumper year for the School of Civil & Resource Engineering. The UWA Civil Engineering Futures Foundation welcomed SKM, Theiss, VDM Consulting, Monadelphous and McConnell Dowell, bringing the total number of members to 21.

A major initiative of the Foundation, through which laptop computers are supplied to all second year students enrolled in the Civil Engineering program, continued this year: 150 future Civil Engineers were presented with laptops at a sundowner on 8 April.

2006 Premier's Early Career Achievement Award

Thursday, 1 February 2007

Mark Cassidy, Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems at UWA, was awarded the Premier’s Early Career Achievement Award on 3 November 2006.