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.

Start Something winners

Budding UWA entrepreneurs 'Start Something' with prize winning ideas

Thursday, 8 October 2015

An application to help university students mine the web for open access research, a wave energy harvesting device that uses gyroscopic technology and a solution to measure strain in mining structures with discontinuities, designed to improve safety in the resources industry.

UWA computer programming team qualifies for world finals in Thailand

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

The University of Western Australia has qualified to compete in the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals in Phuket, Thailand held in May 2016.

ICPC is a multitier, team-based, programming competition operating under the auspices of Associate for Computing Machinery (ACM), which held their regional contest in New Zealand on Saturday 26 October 2015, where all Australasian and South Pacific universities were invited to compete.

UWA Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics finalist: Woodside Oil and Gas Encouragement Award

Friday, 28 August 2015

Dr. Kevin Li of UWA Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, has been selected as a finalist in the 2015 WA Innovator of the Year Woodside Oil and Gas Encouragement Award.

His research involved devising a novel method of separating natural gases (eg methane) from nitrogen, a process necessary for all forms of natural gas production prior to use and distribution.

Cheryl Praeger

Leading researchers recognised in Premier's Science Awards

Friday, 21 August 2015

The University of Western Australia’s reputation for producing leaders in science research and teaching was recognised tonight when three staff members were recognised in the 2015 Premier’s Science Awards.

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ECM students awarded $15,000 to travel Australia for National Science Week

Friday, 14 August 2015

Students from The University of Western Australia and Mars One astronaut candidate Mr. Josh Richards have been awarded $15,000 to travel around Australia during National Science Week to present their project.

The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics students, Rowan Heinrich, Claire Quy and Andre Van Vulpen will be touring Australia with a payload they developed for Mars One’s 2020 lander for their global university competition.

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Melissa Lee selected for 2015 Heidelberg Laureate Forum

Friday, 14 August 2015

A current post-graduate student of The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics has been selected to participate in the third Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) from August 23rd – August 28th 2015.


Melissa Lee is studying a Masters in Pure Mathematics and is one of five students in Australia, who has been provided funding to attend the Forum.

Melinda Hodkiewicz

New BHP Billiton Research Fellow in Engineering for Remote Operations

Thursday, 6 August 2015

Engineering asset management expert, Professor Melinda Hodkiewicz, has been appointed the new BHP Billiton Research Fellow in Engineering for Remote Operations (ERO) at The University of Western Australia.

Professor Karol Miller

Biomechanical engineer wins Humboldt Research award

Friday, 24 July 2015

An internationally recognised biomechanical engineer from The University of Western Australia has been awarded the prestigious Humboldt Research Award in Germany.

UWA Engineering students visit Broome

Monday, 6 July 2015

A team of 12 engineering student ambassadors from The University of Western Australia’s Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics flew to Broome to take part in the Kimberley Cup, an annual school sporting carnival coordinated by Broome Senior High School.

UWA code debugging tool succeeds at WA information technology awards

Monday, 29 June 2015

A postgraduate student project has been recognised in Western Australia's premier Information and Communications Technologies awards.

Scholarship recipient Mark Musulin

Clough scholarships encourage next generation of talented engineers

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Two of The University of Western Australia’s (UWA) most promising engineering students, Elizabeth Duguid and Mark Musulin, have been awarded Clough Engineering Scholarships to complete their Masters in Professional Engineering.

Engineering students Rowan Heinrich and Claire Quy

UWA engineering students take smarter city energy idea to Paris

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Engineering students Rowan Heinrich and Claire Quy, from The University of Western Australia, have been selected as one of the finalist teams of Go Green in the City 2015 and will travel to Paris to present their smarter city energy idea and business case at the end of July.

Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships attract world's best minds

Friday, 29 May 2015

Andrew and Nicola Forrest today announced the first recipients of the prestigious Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships – with the five recipients flying in from around the world to accept their scholarship.

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UWA Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics Teaching and Learning Awards

Friday, 22 May 2015

The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics congratulates all the recipients of its 2015 Teaching and Learning Awards.

UWA researchers secure a $9 million funding boost

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

The University of Western Australia congratulates two of its leading research groups for securing nearly $10 million in new funding from the Nation’s peak research funding body, the Australian Research Council (ARC).

Professor Andy Fourie

Research helps tackle mine tailings disasters

Friday, 1 May 2015

Research and technology transfer activities at The University of Western Australia are helping address a persistent and serious problem facing the mining industry worldwide.