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.

Early-career researchers recognised in UWA Research Development Awards 2012

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

With topics ranging from “Context and Drivers of Movement of Indian Ocean Whale Sharks” to “High Pressure Dynamic Adsorption Measurement System to Study Metal Organic Frameworks for Gas Separation”, 10 of the Faculty’s top early-career researchers have been awarded UWA Research Development Awards to go towards projects they will be leading in 2012.

UWA Engineering student honoured today for bravery and quick-thinking

Monday, 22 August 2011

Enes Kaya, 19, found himself confronted with a terrifying scene at Oats Street train station in May last year.

Image:  Asha de Vos

BBC whale documentary to feature work of UWA researcher

Friday, 12 August 2011

A BBC wildlife documentary to air this weekend is to feature the work of UWA whale researcher Asha de Vos.

Researchers hit the ground running

Thursday, 7 July 2011

Five early career researchers have been recognised at The University of Western Australia for having written the best published articles or books of the year in work that breaks new ground in five fields.

Dongke Zhang

W/Prof. Dongke Zhang named in top 100 of Australia’s engineers

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Winthrop Professor Dongke Zhang FTSE, Foundation Professor of UWA Chemical Engineering and Director of the Centre for Energy, has been named in the 2011 Top 100 Australia's Most Influential Engineers.

Zoja Vukmanovic with Mines and Petroleum Minister Norman Moore

Boost to UWA minerals and energy research

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

The Minerals and Energy Research Institute of Western Australia (MERIWA) has highlighted the importance of three PhD research projects at The University of Western Australia.

Dr Muhammad Shazzad Hossain has been awarded a FASE Associate Membership

Monday, 6 June 2011

Congratulations to Dr Muhammad Shazzad Hossain for his Associate Membership with the Faculty Academy for the Scholarship of Education (FASE).

Muhammad Shazzad Hossain wins Trollope Award

Friday, 3 June 2011

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.

Ocean gliders uncover underwater 'rivers' off Perth

Thursday, 2 June 2011

Oceanographers at The University of Western Australia have discovered the first underwater ‘rivers' to be identified in a sub-tropical region flowing along the ocean bed off Perth's coastline.

Staff awarded the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Offshore Award

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

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".

Winthrop Professor Steven Smith

UWA wins $3.2 million in research funding boost

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

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.

Winthrop Professor Mark Randolph

UWA engineer elected to Royal Society

Monday, 23 May 2011

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.

Shell, UWA announce chair in offshore foundations

Friday, 20 May 2011

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.

ANFF celebrates the power of tiny technology

Friday, 13 May 2011

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.

His Excellency Mr Jia Qinglin and Centre director Winthrop Professor Dongke Zhan

Chinese national leader visits Centre for Energy

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

One of China’s most senior and influential officials has visited The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Energy as part of an Australian visit to promote bilateral relations.

His Excellency Mr Jia Qinglin, Chairman of the National Political Consultation Council of China visited the UWA Centre for Energy on 6 April 2011.