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.

EECE students secure employment with BHP Billiton following MineHack Perth 2016

Monday, 30 May 2016

The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering would like to congratulate two students Abdul Aziz and Tom McKeon who have secured careers with BHP Billiton following the 2016 MineHack.

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.

Hot spots

UWA expert says more 'green' needed to cool Perth's suburban hotspots

Thursday, 4 February 2016

An environmental engineering expert at The University of Western Australia said ‘greening’ the suburbs of Perth will help reduce the emerging urban health crisis of heatwaves.

EECE Winthrop Professor David Sampson

Winthrop Professor David Sampson named 2016 IEEE Fellow

Thursday, 24 December 2015

EECE Winthrop Professor David Sampson has been named an IEEE Fellow. He is being recognized for contributions to fiber-optic biophotonics and biomedical optical imaging. 

EECE Winthrop Professor David Sampson

World accolades for EECE Winthrop Professor and CMCA Director David Sampson for the microscope-in-a-needle

Thursday, 17 December 2015

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.

REV Director and EECE Professor Thomas Braunl

REV Project Director and EECE Professor Thomas Braunl announces Australia’s first electric ski

Thursday, 17 December 2015

A team of students from The University of Western Australia, led by EECE Professor Thomas Braunl, has built Australia’s first electric personal watercraft, commonly referred to as a jet ski.

The Australian newspaper's Innovation Challenge award goes to team led by EECE's Associate Professor Robert McLaughlin and Professor David Sampson

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

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.

EECE student David O'Brien receives 1st prize at ESSA's first poster competition

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

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.

Dr Mark Waters

Crop productivity and WA heritage winners in latest ARC funding

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

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

Friday, 14 August 2015

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”.