The Australian Geomechanics Society has awarded Dr Muhammad Shazzad Hossain with a Trollope Medal for 2010 for his papers: 'Deep-penetrating spudcan foundations on layered clays: centrifuge tests' and 'Deep-penetrating spudcan foundations on layered clays: numerical analysis' published in Geotechnique December 2009.
Assistant Professor Shazzad Hossain and Professor Mark Randolph were awarded the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Offshore Award for 2010 for their paper: "Deep-penetrating spudcan foundations on layered clays: numerical analysis. Géotechnique, 60(3), 171-184, 2010".
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.
Civil engineer, former Federation Fellow and research leader at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, Winthrop Professor Mark Randolph, has been elected to the prestigious Royal Society.
A new professorial chair in metocean engineering and offshore foundations will strengthen education and research in Western Australia, according to The University of Western Australia's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alan Robson.
The University of Western Australia kicked off ANFF national week, a celebration of advances in fabrication technology for micro and nano-technology, that is, the art of creating structures 1000 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair.
Communicare Systems Pty Ltd and the University of Western Australia's Centre for Software Practice are exploring the combination of their two leading health products, Communicare and MMEx to create a next generation health care platform.