EMS Faculty Staff and Student Achievements and Research Grants – August 2018

Friday, 17 August 2018

The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences would like to acknowledge the following achievements of our staff and students:

UWA Engineering Graduate Awarded 2018 AITPM Young Professional Award

Thursday, 16 August 2018

UWA Civil Engineering graduate, Xin Hou, has been awarded the 2018 Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management Incorporated (AITPM) Young Professional Award for Western Australia.

Australian Formula Collective

Global Success for EMS Mechanical Engineering students at Formula Student UK

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences celebrates the success of the Australian Formula Collective (AFC), a team of UWA and Edith Cowan University (ECU) engineering students who recently competed in Formula Student UK.

Winthrop Hall

New ARC centre to improve productivity for the resources sector

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Universities will work with industry as part of a new ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre that will aim to use data science to transform asset maintenance for Australia’s resources sector.

New WA attraction takes visitors on a walk through the solar system

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Two exciting free attractions have been launched by The University of Western Australia and the Gravity Discovery Centre in Gingin to make learning about astronomy and the theories of Einstein come alive.

Professor Michael Johns

Ten UWA projects win national research funding

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Research that will improve our understanding about the potential of unconventional oil and gas in tight rocks and a design guideline for the installation of offshore wind turbines are two new research projects at The University of Western Australia to receive Federal Government funding.

L-R Ashkay Venkatesh and Angel Yu

UWA maths prodigy wins international award

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Professor Akshay Venkatesh, believed to be one of The University of Western Australia’s youngest graduates, is only the second Australian to have been awarded one of the world’s most prestigious mathematical awards – the Fields Medal.

Winthrop Hall

UWA scores highly in world university subject rankings

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

The University of Western Australia has cemented its place among the world’s top universities with nine subject areas ranked in the top 50 globally, according to the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

UWA Zadko telescope and David Coward

UWA telescope to help NASA explore Saturn's largest moon

Monday, 16 July 2018

The University of Western Australia’s Zadko Telescope will be used to capture a rare astronomical event: an “occultation” (eclipse), where Saturn’s largest moon Titan will pass in front of a star.

UWA Motorsport Team energised by new industry collaboration

Thursday, 12 July 2018

The UWA Motorsport Team has recently signed a new sponsor, Cape Bouvard Technologies (CBT). The UWA Motorsport Team is a student run engineering project that competes in the Formula SAE Australia, a motorsport-theme engineering and design competition.

Albany wave buoy

New wave energy technology creates a splash in Albany

Thursday, 12 July 2018

New technology to measure ocean waves and currents with greater accuracy than ever before is being deployed off the Albany coast this week, as part of the new Wave Energy Research Centre, an initiative led by The University of Western Australia.

UWA student project acknowledged for its exceptional work

Friday, 6 July 2018

The University of Western Australia (UWA) Living Lab project has been acknowledged for its inaugural work fostering entrepreneurial thinking, technical learning and a future-focussed approach.

Female mentors raise aspirations for STEM in the Kimberley

Friday, 6 July 2018

Two female engineering students have just returned from an exciting outreach trip in the Kimberley region as part of the UWA Girls in Engineering (GiE) outreach program.

Both in their third year of an Engineering Science major, Darlene D’Mello (Electrical Engineering) and Aaymen Khan (Software Engineering) were selected to represent UWA at Broome Senior High School from 25-28 June. They shared their passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), as well as help raise aspirations for higher education.

Boost to life sciences and innovation research

New hub to boost life sciences and innovation research

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

An initiative to grow Western Australia’s life sciences and innovation sector and boost local research capability was announced today as part of a collaboration between the State Government, The University of Western Australia and MTPConnect.  

Hydraulics Water Tower comes down for new technology

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

After servicing the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences’ Hydraulics Laboratory for over 30 years, a careful operation was carried out to remove the Hydraulics Water Tower to make way for new advanced computing and modern pumps.

Professor Christobel Saunders

Graduates and staff recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Monday, 11 June 2018

One of the State’s top mining executives, a former Australian cricketer and educator and a world-leading breast cancer surgeon are among 18 graduates and three staff members of The University of Western Australia who have been recognised in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Girls Explore a Future Career in Engineering

Girls Explore a Future Career in Engineering

Friday, 8 June 2018

Over 70 female high school students arrived on campus on Wednesday 6 June to discover potential careers in Engineering.

Dr Maxim Goryachev

UWA Physicist Receives Young Scientist Award in Italy

Thursday, 31 May 2018

The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences would like to congratulate Dr Maxim Goryachev, who on April 10 was awarded the European Frequency and Time Forum (EFTF) Young Scientist Award 2018 at the 32nd European Frequency and Time Forum in Turin, Italy.  

UWA

UWA Public Policy Institute to help shape the future

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

The University of Western Australia has established a new way to share its world-class research and expertise with decision makers and community leaders to help shape the future of our society.

Fraser Bransby

Dr Fraser Bransby apppointed Fugro Chair in Geotechnics

Friday, 18 May 2018

Leading geotechnical engineer, Dr Fraser Bransby, has been appointed Fugro Chair in Geotechnics at The University of Western Australia’s Oceans Graduate School (OGS) within the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences.