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.

Professor Mark Randolph

Mark Randolph awarded Swiss honorary doctorate

Monday, 23 November 2015

Internationally recognised geotechnical engineer Professor Mark Randolph has received another accolade for his expertise in offshore geotechnics.

UWA undergraduate rewarded for wind energy research

Monday, 23 November 2015

An undergraduate student specialising in civil engineering has been awarded the 23rd annual prize in Geomechanics (known as the GFWA Prize).

Matthew Bell, a student of the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, is working under the supervision of Professor Barry Lehane investigating the performance of piles under lateral cyclic loading.

Electrical Engineering student tour in China

Monday, 23 November 2015

It was the trip of a lifetime for ten third year students studying the Electrical and Electronic Engineering specialisation who had the opportunity to visit the city famous for the Three Gorges, Dazu Stones Carving and Hotpot in China as part of a joint education program between The University of Western Australia and the Southwest University (SWU) in Chongqing.

EMI BHERT Award

Award celebrates collaboration between UWA and Woodside

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

The University of Western Australia’s Energy and Minerals Institute (EMI) and Australian oil and gas company Woodside have won a national award for outstanding collaboration between business and higher education.

The ‘BHERT Awards’ were established in 1998 by the Business/Higher Education Round Table, a national organisation focused on strengthening relationships between industry and tertiary education, and recognise achievement between the two across the fields of research and development and education and training.

Professor Peter Eastwood

$3m in health research grants may mean better sleep for all

Monday, 9 November 2015

A study which may lead to sleep apnoea being diagnosed through a simple photograph is one of three National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants worth nearly $3 million awarded to The University of Western Australia.

The world's smallest microscope

Tiny microscope with a big future

Monday, 2 November 2015

The world's smallest microscope – breakthrough technology winning recognition around the world – is a Finalist in The Australian Innovation Challenge.

Computer and mathematical science graduate rewarded for passion

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Computer science graduate Michael Martis, has received this year’s 1962 Prize - a coveted computer science industry award for the best undergraduate student in Western Australia. The award and the $1,000 prize were announced at the Australian Computer Society’s Dennis Moore Oration Dinner at UWA’s Winthrop Hall on 21 October 2015. Dennis Moore is the father-figure of computing in Western Australia.

Big money in data science careers

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

In today's digital world it is no wonder that data scientists are topping the list of exciting new careers attracting big pay packets, in strong demand for their skills in managing data for the scientific, engineering and business worlds.

A recent report suggests data scientists are outpacing demand for all other types of tech professionals in the US by as much as 50%.

Leading offshore engineer recognised for excellence

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Professor David White, a leading offshore engineer, has recently achieved Fellowships to two of the world’s leading engineering associations for his work to the pipeline industry; the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences (ATSE) and the UK’s prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering representing leaders of the engineering profession.

Maths Competition Attracts WA's Brightest

Friday, 23 October 2015

The University of Western Australia is proud to once again host the Western Australian Junior Mathematics Olympiad (WAJO), a competition for the state’s most gifted students in mathematics. The competition has been extended this year to include satellite competitions in Bunbury and Karratha for the first time.

Electric Jet Ski

Australia's first electric jet ski

Friday, 23 October 2015

A team of students from The University of Western Australia has built Australia’s first electric personal watercraft, commonly referred to as a jet ski.

Professor Eric May

Redefining temperature with precision lasers

Friday, 16 October 2015

A team of Australian scientists has produced a precision laser device that creates an accurate international standard for temperature.