Dr Yit Heng Chooi

Raine Medical Foundation provides $1 million in research funding

Monday, 12 December 2016

The Raine Medical Research Foundation has recognised the high standard of research in Western Australia by awarding almost $1 million in funding.

Aaditya Bhargava accepting prize from Tony Johnson, Ernst & Young Oceania CEO

EECE Student wins Ernst & Young’s Survive the Panel

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

EECE would like to congratulate Aaditya Bhargava, Electrical Engineering student at UWA, for winning Ernst & Young’s 2016 Survive the Panel competition securing $11,000 towards building his E-Waste recycling company.

Wes Allan and Dr Brendan Kennedy

New tool detects malignant breast cancer tissue during surgery

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

A tool that will enable surgeons to detect malignant breast cancer tissue during surgery using new imaging techniques has been developed by researchers at The University of Western Australia and the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research.

EECE Professor Herbert Iu of the PACE Research Group

EECE Professor Herbert Iu appointed to the editorial board of IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine

Friday, 30 September 2016

EECE Professor Herbert Iu was appointed associate editor of IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine.

M. Pham, T. Braunl, G. Putrino, H. Kala

EECE academics and students are part of two teams that were accepted into the CSIRO’s prestigious pre-accelerator, ON Prime

Friday, 23 September 2016

EECE would like to congratulate two UWA teams for securing positions in the CSIRO’s prestigious pre-accelerator, ON Prime.

Professor Farid Boussaid, EECE Head of School

EECE Professor and Head of School, Farid Boussaid, receives citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning from the Australian Awards for University Teaching

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Professor Farid Boussaid, Head of the School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, has received a citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning from the Australian Awards for University Teaching.

EECE Professor Herbert Iu of the PACE Research Group

EECE Professor Herbert Iu appointed Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (EECE) would like to congratulate Professor Herbert Iu on his appointment as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics.

Team Schrodinger's Shark

GovHack Hackerspace 2016 Shark Solutions Prize Winners includes EECE PhD student Philip Wijesinghe

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

EECE and OBEL PhD Student, Philip Wijesinghe, is part of the winning team for the Shark Solutions Prize at GovHack Hackerspace 2016 in Perth.

EECE Visiting Professor Hak-Keung Lam of King's College London

PACE Visiting Professor Hak-Keung Lam is awarded the Robert and Maude Gledden Visiting Senior Fellowship

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

UWA’s Institute of Advanced Studies has awarded PACE visiting Professor, Hak-Keung Lam, the Robert and Maude Gledden Visiting Senior Fellowship for 2017. Professor Lam will be visiting PACE early next year (2017).

EECE PhD student Shenglong Yu

EECE PhD Student is the first prize winner of the IEEE Australia Council 2015 Student Paper Contest

Thursday, 4 August 2016

EECE postgraduate, Shenglong Yu, won First Prize at the IEEE Australia Council 2015 Student Paper Contest. The contest is an opportunity for students in the electrical and electronics and related engineering disciplines to showcase their work.

ECM 2016 Quiz Night Winners

2016 ECM Staff Quiz Night - Tuesday 19 July

Thursday, 4 August 2016

The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics held its annual quiz night on Tuesday 19 July 2016. The winning table included three EECE staff.

Researchers from UWA with St Barts CEO and community representative

Stable housing for homeless will save millions each year

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

A new study from The University of Western Australia has found that providing stable public housing for homeless people could save the Western Australian health system more than $16 million a year.

New engineering program aims to deliver medical breakthroughs

Thursday, 28 July 2016

A new engineering program which is the first of its kind in Western Australia will enable bioengineers to work on cutting-edge technologies to improve health outcomes such as reducing the amount of surgery needed by cancer patients and developing new equipment that can detect people at risk of heart attacks.

Professor David Sampson

Leading researchers named finalists in Premier's Science Awards

Monday, 25 July 2016

A public health researcher whose groundbreaking work has helped prevent birth defects and a biomedical scientist who helped pioneer a microscope-in-a-needle to detect cancer cells are two of eight leading academics from The University of Western Australia among 15 finalists in this year’s Premier’s Science Awards.

David Blair gravity waves team

A second gravitational wave starts a symphony from space - and earth is listening

Thursday, 16 June 2016

An international team of scientists including 21 researchers from UWA has made a major breakthrough: a second detection of gravitational waves, following their world-first discovery of gravitational waves last September.

EECE Head of School (right) presented Prof Tyrone Fernando with Best SURF Award

EECE Head of School presented Professor Tyrone Fernando with the 2015 EECE Teaching Award for Best SURF

Thursday, 9 June 2016

The Head of School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (EECE), Professor Farid Boussaid, awarded Professor Tyrone Fernando with the 2015 EECE Teaching Award for Best Students’ Unit Reflective Feedback (SURF).

EECE Professor Tyrone Fernando

EECE Professor Tyrone Fernando was commended at the Teaching and Learning Awards Ceremony

Thursday, 9 June 2016

The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering’s Professor Tyrone Fernando was commended for Teaching Excellence – Individual Teaching at this year’s Teaching and Learning Awards Ceremony held at The University Club on Monday 30 May 2016.

Andrew Guzzomi

New seed ‘flaming’ technique to help with minesite rehab

Monday, 23 May 2016

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have invented a new technique for ‘flaming’ wild seeds that could allow them to be used more easily in replanting large tracts of land such as reclaimed mine sites.  

EECE Professor Herbert Iu

EECE Professors Herbert Iu and Kit Po Wong featured on IEEE XPLORE Innovation Spotlight

Monday, 18 April 2016

UWA EECE researchers Professors Herbert Iu and Kit Po Wong were highlighted in an article entitled New Wind-Forecasting Algorithm Could Mean Cost-Savings for Power Companies featured on the IEEE XPLORE Innovation Spotlight webpage.

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.