Fraser Bransby

Dr Fraser Bransby apppointed Fugro Chair in Geotechnics

Friday, 18 May 2018

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.

UEC Celebrate Their 100th Annual Engineers’ Ball

Thursday, 10 May 2018

The University Engineers Club (UEC) have recently celebrated their 100th Anniversary at their Annual Engineers’ Ball.

UWA team wins Thales Project Arduino Australian Award 2018

Thursday, 10 May 2018

A UWA student team, ‘Spysea’, existing of students Jess Armstrong, Ray Barker and Geoffrey Channon, has been selected as the Australian winner of the Thales Project Arduino competition.

Albany Wave Energy Centre announced

Albany to become global leader in wave energy

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

The Great Southern is one step closer to becoming a global leader in marine renewable energy after the Albany Visitor Centre was announced as the location for the Wave Energy Research Centre.

EZONE UWA Groundbreaking

EZONE UWA Student Hub Construction Officially Commences

Thursday, 12 April 2018

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.

Thales Project Arduino

Thales Project Arduino - 2018 Competition Launched

Monday, 9 April 2018

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.

EZONE UWA groundbreaking event -group photo

EZONE UWA construction marks a new era of engineering and mathematical sciences at UWA

Thursday, 5 April 2018

A new era for engineering students at The University of Western Australia is a step closer with a ground-breaking event to mark the start of construction of EZONE UWA.

Mitali with her award

Awards and achievements - March 2018

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

Andrew Guzzomi receives his 40under40 Award

Leading EMS Researcher and Engineering Graduates receive 40under40 Awards

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

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.

Erasing a bit of chemistry from history

Thursday, 15 March 2018

A new study by a research team at The University of Western Australia and Murdoch University has found that an ion considered an essential part of chemistry calculations does not exist.

UWA Graduate awarded Knight-Hennessy Scholarship to Stanford University

Monday, 5 March 2018

UWA Electrical Engineering and Mathematics graduate, Brooke Krajancich, has been awarded an inaugural Knight-Hennessy scholarship to Stanford University.

Sabrina Davies

UWA's future leaders awarded Westpac scholarships

Monday, 19 February 2018

Two West Australian researchers are among 17 young Australians to be awarded a Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship to undertake postgraduate study at one of Australia’s top universities.

HgCdTe imaging focal plane array hybridised with silicon based readout integrate

EMS Microelectronics Research Group Demonstrates Operational IR Imaging Arrays

Monday, 19 February 2018

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.

EMS Campus Services Manager in Sofia with the Australian National U/20 Team

Friday, 2 February 2018

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.

Maryam Khan, Peter McUtchen, Concrete Institute WA president Gareth Weldon

UWA student wins Concrete Institute Rising Stars Award 2017

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

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”.

WACTF Participants

UWA Hosts Cyber Security Conference

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Over a weekend in early December, UWA hosted a Cyber Security conference. The conference consisted of two events run simultaneously, BSides Perth and Western Australia Capture the Flag (WACTF). BSides Perth is a series of talks and workshops with local and international security experts while WACTF is a ‘capture-the-flag’ cyber hacking competition run over two days where competitors solve technical security challenges for points. The player or team with the most points at the end of the weekend wins.

Associate Professor Sally Male receives the Engineers Australia Medal 2017

EECE Associate Professor Sally Male wins the Australasian Association for Engineering Education Research Design Award and the Engineers Australia Medal 2017

Thursday, 4 January 2018

EECE would like to congratulate Associate Professor Sally Male, who on Wednesday 20 December received the Engineers Australia Medal 2017.  This award came only one week after Sally was presented with the Australasian Association for Engineering Education Research Design Award 2017, for her Intensive Mode Teaching Project.


UWA pioneers world-first research into bomb-detecting drones

Thursday, 21 December 2017

The Department of Defence has awarded a major research project to a consortium led by The University of Western Australia to develop high-tech sensors that could detect terrorist threats.

Assistant Professor Amir Karton

Awards and achievements - November 2017

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, a monthly article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month. If you know of any great awards or achievements across the University please email

Team WA Homeward Bound 2018

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

A group of six women in Western Australia, who are passionate about science, equity and the environment, are heading to the Antarctica in February 2018 for three weeks.