News for academic and professional staff in the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics.

The Learning Space

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

It is an exciting time for teaching and learning in the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics as initiatives and plans developed over the last few years are now being implemented.

UWAM Motorsport Exhibition in the Science Library

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Come along to see UWA Motorsport exhibition in the new Science Library!

Infrared technology to become part of everyday life

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Winthrop Professors Lorenzo Faraone and John Dell, and Professor Jarek Antoszewski, of UWA's Microelectronics Research Group aim for infrared technology to one day be as affordable and widespread as mobile phones with cameras. 

International Summer School in Oceanography

Monday, 25 January 2010

A two-week international summer school in oceanography to improve forecasts of ocean behaviour took place from 11 - 22 January in the UWA. The event attracted 20 lecturers and 70 students from more than 30 countries.

International Mining Collaboration to Further Industry and Environment

Monday, 25 January 2010

The University of Western Australia has signed a collaborative agreement with the China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) and the University of Queensland to strengthen cooperation in mining research.

Congratulations to Emily S. Tan, PhD student in Mechanical Engineering

Monday, 25 January 2010

The Faculty is delighted to offer our congratulations to PhD student, Emily S. Tan, who has been awarded Best Presentation Award at the 20th Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE 2009) for presenting a paper titled "How Consulting Engineers Interact with their Clients." 

New centre for the mathematics of symmetry and computation

Friday, 18 December 2009

A centre for cutting-edge research in mathematics, statistics and computer science has been established at The University of Western Australia.

Festive Wishes and a Reflection on 2009 - Winthrop Professor David Smith, Dean

Friday, 18 December 2009

Dear Colleagues

As we approach the festive season and mark the end of another year, I would like to reflect on my first year as Dean of the Faculty and highlight some of the successes we have achieved throughout the year.

One Faculty, One Future Update - 17 December 2009

Friday, 18 December 2009

With the release of proposals from the Formal Governance, Discipline and Research Themes working parties, the One Faculty, One Future project moves into a phase of open consultation across the Faculty on their proposals.

Call for Feedback - Draft Formal Governance, Research Themes and Disciplines Proposals

Friday, 18 December 2009

As part of the One Faculty, One Future project, the Formal Governance, Research Themes and Disciplines working parties have today released proposals for comment from the Faculty. All staff are strongly encouraged to provide feedback on the proposals.

The proposals are available at http://www.ecm.uwa.edu.au/staff/movingforward/proposals.

New Centre for the Mathematics of Symmetry and Computation

Wednesday, 16 December 2009

The new Centre for the Mathematics of Symmetry and Computation (CMSC) has been established at UWA. The Centre will be the hub of cutting-edge research across the disciplines of Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science.

Congratulations to Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities Funding Winners

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

The ARC's Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities Funding (LIEF) scheme provides funding for large-scale cooperative initiatives, so that expensive infrastructure, equipment and facilities can be shared by researchers in partnered organisations.

UWA Motorsport takes second place at Australasia Championship

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

The University of Western Australia's Motorsport team continued its successful run by claiming second place overall in the Formula SAE Australasia event in Melbourne at the weekend.

The event was won by Monash University while University of Wollongong took third place.

Congratulations to Professor David White

Monday, 14 December 2009

The Faculty is delighted to offer our congratulations to Professor David White, who won the Anton Hales Medal for 2010, recognising his contribution to Earth sciences. 

Congratulations to Winthrop Professor Cheryl Praeger

Monday, 14 December 2009

The Faculty wishes to offer our congratulations to Winthrop Professor Cheryl Praeger who has been named Western Australia's 2009 Scientist of the year.

The Learning Space

Monday, 14 December 2009

Why Don't Students Bother to Collect Their Marked Assignments?

Mine Waste Seminar 2010 – Call for Abstracts

Monday, 14 December 2009

This first international seminar on the Reduction of Risk in the Management of Tailing and Mine Waste will be held on 29 September - 1 October in Perth.

The seminar will tackle the full range of issues that constitute risk in the management of mining wastes, particularly tailings and waste rock.

Computer fire prediction model likely to save lives

Monday, 14 December 2009

Bushfire prediction technology developed at The University of Western Australia will receive an almost $3 million boost as part of a Federal Government Digital Regions Initiative that will benefit regional communities across Australia.

Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering Students

Monday, 14 December 2009

For the second year in a row, first-year engineering students from The University of Western Australia have triumphed in the Engineers Without Borders Australia Challenge.

ACG 2010 Events

Monday, 14 December 2009

ACG (Australian Centre for Geomechanics) will host the following education and training activities in 2010: