ECM Prizes Breakfast 2016

Thursday, 19 May 2016

The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics recently hosted its annual Faculty Prizes Breakfast to honour the brightest students for their academic achievements in the 2015 academic year.

Sea turtle hatchling

Scientists measure impact of artificial light on sea turtles

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Research carried out by The University of Western Australia, the Australian Institute of Marine Science and the Department of Parks and Wildlife has found new evidence that there is an impact from artificial light on the survival of wild sea turtle hatchlings.

James

CEME graduate and Wave Energy Engineer wins the WAYAA People’s Choice award

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

A graduate of the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering within UWA’s Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, James McCarthy-Price has won The People’s Choice award at the prestigious Western Australian Young Achiever Awards.

Open to all finalists, the People’s Choice award is an exceptional achievement that recognises an individual who is voted for by the public as their favourite finalist.

Jaxon

MPE student awarded the prestigious Sir Frank Espie/Rio Tinto Leadership honour

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

A fifth year Master of Professional Engineering (MPE) student from the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, Jaxon Evans, has been awarded the prestigious Sir Frank Espie/Rio Tinto Leadership Award by the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), in conjunction with Pacific Road Capital, and Rio Tinto.

MineHack

ECM secures another two wins at MineHack Perth

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

In a unique hackathon for the mining innovation community, UWA’s Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (ECM) has secured another two wins at MineHack Perth. Uniting together to deliver the event were Unearthed and BHP Billiton, giving contestants the opportunity to work alongside one of the world’s largest diversified resources companies.

Using Unearthed’s 54-hour long hackathon model, contestants worked with real life data from BHP Billiton’s Western Australia Iron Ore operation in its pursuit of more efficient, effective and safer ways to work.

Inspiring the next generation of engineering students

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

An agreement as part of The University of Western Australia’s campaign to engage with industry is bringing practical startup expertise to UWA’s School of Computer Science and Software Engineering.

Representatives from UWA and Fleet Engineering officially formed a partnership today, making advances in computer science research and technologies more accessible to industry.

Celebrating Professional Engineering Accreditation

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Four specialisations within the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics’ Master of Professional Engineering (MPE) have received full accreditation from Engineers Australia, the peak body representing professional engineering education and training.

The Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Electronic and Mechanical Engineering specialisations are now fully accredited. The Software, Environmental and Mining Engineering specialisations remain provisionally accredited until the required number of students graduate.

ECM reign technology champions at Unearthed

Monday, 18 April 2016

In an environment bursting with creativity and innovation, two teams from The University of Western Australia took out first and second place at the Unearthed Hackathon over the weekend.

ARC hubs

New training and research hubs officially launched at UWA

Monday, 18 April 2016

Two new $20 million hubs to be used for international research and training in offshore oil and gas have been officially launched at The University of Western Australia.

UWA Professor Awarded for Lifetime Service

Friday, 15 April 2016

One of the world’s leading engineering asset management experts, Professor Melinda Hodkiewicz, has been recognised for a lifetime of service to asset management by the Australian peak body.

Professor Hodkiewicz received this year’s MESA Medal at the Asset Management Council’s (AM Council) annual conference on Tuesday night, AMPEAK 2016. The MESA Medal is awarded for the contribution at the highest level to the advancement of asset management.

Ryan Lowe and Christophe Gaudin

UWA wins grant to help reduce wave energy costs

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

The University of Western Australia has won $1 million in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to work on the deployment of arrays of wave energy converters.

Maths whiteboard

WA's universities to offer bonus points for ATAR maths courses

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Students in WA can choose from three ATAR maths subjects ranging in difficulty from Mathematics Applications (easiest), to Mathematics Methods (intermediate) and Mathematics Specialist (highest level).

Celebrating Chemical Engineering Accreditation

Thursday, 7 April 2016

 

The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics’ Master of Professional Engineering: Chemical Engineering specialisation has received full accreditation from the Institution of Chemical Engineering (IChemE), the peak body representing chemical engineering education and training, for a five year period.

Celebrating Chemical Engineering accreditation

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics’ Master of Professional Engineering: Chemical Engineering specialisation has received full accreditation from the Institution of Chemical Engineering (IChemE), the peak body representing chemical engineering education and training, for a five year period.

CEME ranked in world’s Top 50 for civil and mining engineering

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Two core engineering disciplines within the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics have ranked in the top 50 courses in the world, according to the prestigious QS World University Rankings by course for excellence.

In its 2016 list - released today - the Faculty excelled in Civil & Structural and Mining engineering, ranked at 33 globally.

UWA & CQU Sign Engineering Research Collaboration

Friday, 4 March 2016

The University of Western Australia’s Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics and China’s Chongqing University (CQU) recently signed a three year research agreement, commencing February 2016.

Joint research publications, high quality PhD students, access to world-class research facilities and more opportunities for both universities are all expected to emerge from a new Sino-Australian engineering research agreement.

UWA students on a study tour in China

UWA and UTAS join forces in Sino-Australian college first

Monday, 22 February 2016

Two of Australia’s oldest and most prestigious universities, The University of Western Australia and the University of Tasmania, have joined forces with western China’s highly regarded Southwest University to form a Sino-Australian college.

Hot spots

UWA expert says more 'green' needed to cool Perth's suburban hotspots

Thursday, 4 February 2016

An environmental engineering expert at The University of Western Australia said ‘greening’ the suburbs of Perth will help reduce the emerging urban health crisis of heatwaves.

UWA microspectrometer on its way to creating major impact

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

New miniature sensor technology capable of analysing anything from crop quality to the freshness of fruit and vegetables in the supermarket could soon be made available to consumers after a licencing deal between The University of Western Australia and private firm Panorama Synergy (ASX:PSY).

World-class engineering zone for UWA

Monday, 30 November 2015

The University of Western Australia’s vision for a new world-leading engineering zone is moving closer to reality, with approval for the first $80 million of an estimated $600 million works to build an engineering hub, known as EZONE UWA.