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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.