Worms win top prize for UWA student engineers' Indian village project

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Using worms to process organic waste and help village farmers in southern Indian grow better crops has won an Engineers Without Borders Australasian prize for a team of first-year engineering students from The University of Western Australia.

Assistant Professor Alexandra Suvorova (left) and Dr Janet Muhling

Moon-walk mineral discovered in Western Australia

Monday, 16 January 2012

The last mineral thought to have been unique to the Moon has been discovered in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia.  It was identified by researchers at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis (CMCA).

The team's prototype

UWA engineering students win Engineers Without Borders Challenge

Thursday, 22 December 2011

Using worms to process organic waste and help village farmers in southern Indian grow better crops has won an Engineers Without Borders Australasian prize for a team of first-year engineering students from The University of Western Australia.

Professor Alan Robson and Mr Colin Beckett

Chevron and UWA extend partnership in gas processing research

Friday, 9 December 2011

One of the world's leading integrated energy companies Chevron has invested more than $5.7 million to establish an endowment capable of supporting a Professorial Chair in Gas Process Engineering in perpetuity at The University of Western Australia.

Professor Richard Hobbs

UWA triumphs in WA Science Awards

Friday, 9 December 2011

The University of Western Australia confirmed its reputation as the state's leader in science teaching and research with last night's announcement of the winners of the Western Australian Science Awards.

Bushfire prediction technology put to the test

Monday, 5 December 2011

New bushfire prediction technology developed at The University of Western Australia is being tested this summer with live trials using a fire authority helicopter.

Last chance to attend an Engineering Information Evening in 2011

Friday, 2 December 2011

Haven't managed to make it to one of our Engineering Information Evenings yet? If not, your last chance for the year is at 6:30pm on Thursday 8 December.

Ananth Dev Tayal

Engineering award to shape green energy research

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Australia's increasing focus on green energy technology has led to a graduate from The University of Western Australia being awarded a prestigious 2012 Menzies Engineering Scholarship. 

Call for engineering to focus on social justice

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

A call for engineering research to be driven by social need rather than military or market forces is the topic of a discussion at The University of Western Australia by visiting Professor Juan Lucena of the Colorado School of Mines in the US.

Young masterminds excel at maths olympics

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Nearly 400 of the State’s best young mathematicians from over 43 schools took part in the Western Australian Junior Mathematics Olympiad (WAJO) at The University of Western Australia (UWA) on Saturday, 5 November.

UWA leads in research funding

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

The University of Western Australia cemented its place as the state's leading research institution with the announcement of a total of $16.6 million in Federal Government grants awarded by the Australian Research Council.

Ragil Prasetya and Travis Kirke

Google hires UWA software engineering students

Monday, 31 October 2011

Landing a dream job with Google is just sinking in for software engineering students Ragil Prasetya and Travis Kirke, from The University of Western Australia, who will work as Software Engineer Interns at the technology giant's Sydney headquarters.

EECE dominates hike4hunger fundraising effort

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics would like to congratulate the team of eight staff members from the School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (Team EECE), who participated in the UWA Sports hike4hunger on Friday, 21 October.

Resources state universities, UQ and UWA, to lead international mining centre

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

The University of Western Australia and The University of Queensland have welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Julia Gillard of an international mining centre to facilitate greater prosperity for developing nations.

Research to preserve precious resource

Monday, 24 October 2011

The challenge of managing and recycling urban water supplies to create water-sensitive cities will be researched in a new node based at The University of Western Australia.

UWA biomedical engineer dances his way to Belgium

Thursday, 20 October 2011

Joel Miller, a biomedical engineer at The University of Western Australia has won top prize in the Science’s 4th annual “Dance Your PhD” contest with his footloose video rendition of his thesis topic: Microstructure-Property relationships in Ti2448 components produced by Selective Laser Melting: A Love Story.

COFS researcher receives UWA Research Collaboration Award

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

The Faculty congratulates Associate Professor Britta Bienen from the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems for winning a UWA Research Collaboration Award (RCA).

Dr Ken Michael

UWA graduates win top engineering awards

Friday, 7 October 2011

Two graduates from The University of Western Australia - including a former State Governor - have achieved top honours in WA engineering.

UWA joins global supercomputing ranks

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Australia moves a step closer to the top ranks of global supercomputing with The University of Western Australia's purchase of the "Fornax" supercomputer, allowing scientists to explore new vistas of high-powered data-intensive research.

Discover your postgrad study options in engineering, computing or mathematics

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Are you considering working towards a postgraduate qualification in engineering, computing or mathematics? UWA’s Postgraduate & Honours Expo takes place on Wednesday October 5 and representatives from the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (ECM) will be on hand to showcase postgraduate qualification offerings, answer queries and offer course advice.