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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
The University of Western Australia's and School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering’s Director of the Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis, Winthrop Professor David Sampson, has been elected a Fellow of the prestigious international society for optics and photonics, SPIE.
A team of biomedical engineers and doctors, led by EECE Associate Professor Robert McLaughlin and Professor David Sampson, from The University of Western Australia has won The Australian newspaper’s Innovation Challenge for developing the world’s smallest handheld microscope.
For the first time, the Electrical Energy Society of Australia (ESSA) staged an undergraduate project poster competition. Final Year Project students whose project was related to Electrical Energy were encouraged to participate in the competition.
A project led by Dr Mark Waters from UWA to find new ways to improve crop productivity and one by UWA’s Professor Alistair Paterson to help preserve the heritage of the state’s north-west are winners in the latest round of funding grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC).
EECE Professor Kit Po Wong and his team are the recipients of the 2015 Best Paper Award for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics for the paper entitled “Coordinated Control of Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Reactive Power and Battery Energy Storage Systems to Improve the Voltage Profile of a Residential Distribution Feeder”.