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.

An evolution in health care systems: MMEx and Communicare join forces

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

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.

Study puts Aussie accent on record

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are involved in a landmark joint university study to showcase the diversity of Australian accents across the country.

Mark Cassidy visits Keppel Offshore and Marine Technology Centre

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

COFS Director Professor Mark Cassidy is currently visiting the Keppel Offshore and Marine Technology Centre in Singapore.

Dr Roshun Paurobally, Dr Fabrizio Pistani, Mr Bashirul Haq & Asst/Prof Jo Voola

Staff top teaching award nominations for 2010

Monday, 17 January 2011

Fifteen Mechanical and Chemical Engineering School staff were nominated for teaching awards in 2010. They include:

Assistant Professor Daniela Ciancio

Testing rammed earth for safe and affordable indigenous housing

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Rammed earth may be a future building material in north-west Indigenous communities if a study at The University of Western Australia proves successful.