A new autonomous robot developed by engineers at NASA and tested in Antarctica by a team of researchers, including an engineer from The University of Western Australia, is destined for a trip into outer space and could, in the future, search for signs of life in ocean worlds beyond Earth.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.