Mitali with her award

Awards and achievements - March 2018

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

Associate Professor Sally Male receives the Engineers Australia Medal 2017

EECE Associate Professor Sally Male wins the Australasian Association for Engineering Education Research Design Award and the Engineers Australia Medal 2017

Thursday, 4 January 2018

EECE would like to congratulate Associate Professor Sally Male, who on Wednesday 20 December received the Engineers Australia Medal 2017.  This award came only one week after Sally was presented with the Australasian Association for Engineering Education Research Design Award 2017, for her Intensive Mode Teaching Project.

MRG wins 2.9M in Defence's Counter Improvised Threats Grand Challenge

Thursday, 21 December 2017

The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering would like to congratulate members of our Microelectronics Research Group (MRG) for attracting $2.9 million from Australia’s Defence Next Generation Technologies Fund.  They received the largest grant of the 13 successful awarded proposals.

Professor Farid Boussaid presents Professor David Huang with SURF Teaching Award

EECE Professor David Huang wins 2017 SURF Teaching Award

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

EECE would like to join our Head of School, Professor Farid Boussaid, in congratulating Professor David Huang who was awarded the 2017 Teaching Award for the Best Students' Unit Reflective Feedback (SURF). 

EMS teacher recognised for outstanding contribution to student learning

Monday, 2 October 2017

Associate Professor Cosimo Faiello, from the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (EMS) at the University of Western Australia (UWA), has been recognised among Australia’s finest university educators in the Federal government’s 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

The awards, administered by the Department of Education and Training, were presented at a ceremony held at Frasers in Kings Park.

Gavrielle Untracht

Biomedical engineering student wins UWA's Three Minute Thesis

Friday, 8 September 2017

PhD student Gavrielle Untracht who is studying optical and biomedical engineering at UWA will be competing in the national finals of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition in Queensland in October after winning the competition at The University of Western Australia.

$6 million to commercialise EMS Research in new medical start-up

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences’ (EMS) Senior Research Fellow, Dr Brendan Kennedy, leads the cross-disciplinary research team behind the newly established Perth Company, OncoRes Medical.

The company has recently secured up to $6 million of funding to commercialise a surgical tool, developed by Dr Kennedy’s team of researchers at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and the University of Western Australia.

Graduate Engineers: Miles Cattach, Jade Forlani-Brennan, Rohan Mehra

IEEE Student Society welcomes back UWA engineering graduates to share their experiences with current students

Monday, 21 August 2017

This week the UWA IEEE Student Society, chaired by Chenxi (Nancy) Chong, welcomed back three UWA engineering graduates as a panel to share their experiences and advice for the design project units in the Master of Professional Engineering.

EECE student gains second prize in the IEEE Australia Council Postgraduate Student Paper Contest

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (EECE) would like to congratulate Shenglong Yu (Samson) and his supervisors Professor Tyrone Fernando and Professor Herbert Iu, for gaining second place in the IEEE Australia Council Postgraduate Student Paper Contest.  Samson's paper was titled 'Voltage Control Strategies for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Energy System Connected to Complex Power Grids Using Dynamic State Estimation and STATCOM'.  He also won first place in the same contest in 2015.

EECE Professor Tyrone Fernando wins the Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence - Individual Teaching

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering would like to congratulate Professor Tyrone Fernando for gaining The Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence - Individual Teaching, at this year’s Teaching and Learning Awards Ceremony.  This was held at The University Club on 21 June 2017.

PACE student among the 26th WAITTA INCITE Awards Finalists

Monday, 10 April 2017

The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering would like to congratulate James Fletcher and his supervisors Professor Tyrone Fernando and Professor Herbert Iu, for being selected as a finalist in the 26th WAITTA INCITE Awards in the Best Tertiary Student Project of the Year category.

Marcus Pham

Invention will mean less time in the chair for dental patients

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

A device being developed by researchers from The University of Western Australia will improve dental procedures, significantly reduce the time they take and potentially lower dental treatment costs through new virtual (augmented) reality technology.

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.

EECE postgraduate gains CICLing Award for Best Student Paper

Thursday, 8 December 2016

The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (EECE) would like to congratulate PhD student Lyndon White who was awarded Best Student Paper at the CICLing 2016 Conference.  His paper entitled Generating Bags of Words from the Sums of their Word Embeddings was a collaborative project with Professor Roberto Togneri, Dr Wei Liu and Winthrop Professor Mohammed Bennamoun.

Associate Professor Cosimo Faiello receives award for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

Friday, 18 November 2016

EECE would like to congratulate Associate Professor Cosimo Faiello who received an award for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning at the UWA Excellence in Teaching Awards.

On 16 November the University recognised and celebrated teaching staff who have made significant contributions to the field of teaching in 2016.  These awards acknowledge the University's outstanding teachers and support staff and are competitive at the University level.

Electrical and Electronic Engineering students gain valuable Industry experience

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Faculty students from the Electrical & Electronic Engineering Design Project unit presented their exciting project ideas last week to fellow students, Faculty staff and industry mentors. The unit ran for seven groups of Master of Professional Engineering (MPE) students undertaking electrical and electronic engineering.

The unit is one of a range of industry engagements the Faculty has arranged to equip students studying the MPE to practice as a professional engineer, applying what they learn through practical projects.

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.