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.
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.
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.
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.
With the swing of a sledgehammer, the construction of EZONE UWA Student Hub has officially commenced. UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater demolished a section of wall, representing the upcoming demolition of the northern end of the Civil and Mechanical Engineering building and the beginning of Student Hub construction.
A group of UWA Engineering students have formed teams to take part in the Thales Global Technology competition which was launched on Thursday 22 March by Thales Australia. Students will be submitting their project ideas in the coming weeks.
On Wednesday 7 March, the 17th 40under40 Awards night was held at Crown Towers Ballroom, celebrating and recognising Western Australia’s 40 leading business entrepreneurs under the age of 40. The 40under40 Awards recognise not only the achievements and determination of these young business people, but also the contribution they are making to the future of WA.
Recently, a team of researchers from UWA demonstrated fully operational prototypes of 320x256 infrared (IR) imaging arrays with a 30μm pitch. These arrays have been entirely fabricated within the ANFF facilities at UWA, including semiconductor material (HgCdTe) growth by molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) and array fabrication.
The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences’ (EMS) Campus Services Manager, Paul McCann recently visited the Winter Palace of Sport, in Sofia, Bulgaria this month. His role as Australian Team Leader includes supervision of all team staff and logistics, as well as a Championship official role, the Australian Delegate to the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Tournament Directorate.
Final year Civil Engineering student in the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Maryam Khan, has won the 2017 Concrete Institute Rising Stars Award with her project titled “Experimental Investigation of Self-Compacting Rubberized Concrete Exposed to Fire”.