Last week, W/Professor Dongke Zhang was invited by the Federation of Chinese Scholars in Australia (FOCSA) to give a plenary speech at The 3rd Australia –China Symposium on Science, Technology and Education.
The Symposium aims to foster stronger links between Australian and Chinese universities and industries by providing a forum for exchange of ideas and networking among representatives from governments, academia, industrial and research organizations.
A team of academics and PhD students from the Centre for Energy and School of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering attended the annual Chemeca 2010 Conference, held at the Hilton Adelaide last week. Chemeca 2010 provides a forum for engineers and chemists all over the world to discuss current issues and share their research.
With the introduction of New Courses 2012, most professional qualifications from UWA will be obtained by completing a postgraduate degree course following an undergraduate degree. The timetable for the introduction of new professional postgraduate courses has been set.
This three day course ‘Thermal treatment of biomass and wastes: principles and applications' run by the Centre for Energy at UWA, is designed for those undertaking or considering the disposal of wastes containing organic materials and postgraduate students in the field of energy utilisation.
The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics was pleased to announce the recipients of its 2010 Teaching and Learning Awards at a ceremony held at The University Club on Tuesday, 16th March 2010.
Inspired by the challenges associated with providing energy both now and for future generations, the UWA Centre for Energy (UWACE) has been established within the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics.
The ARC's Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities Funding (LIEF) scheme provides funding for large-scale cooperative initiatives, so that expensive infrastructure, equipment and facilities can be shared by researchers in partnered organisations.
Generation Y’s latest telecommunication accessories are being used to help their grandparents overcome disabilities caused by stroke and Parkinson’s disease.
For the first time, iPhones and iPod Touch have been clinically tested by patients who have lost the use of their hands and fingers, as simple, inexpensive and convenient assessment tools for manual dexterity.
As the price of oil goes up, it becomes worth the cost for resource companies to spend billions of dollars exploring and drilling in deeper and deeper water.
And the huge financial cost is only the start of a host of differences between drilling in relatively shallow water and exploring the deeper water - with seabeds more than 500 metres below the surface.
The 2009 UWA Motorsport team proudly launched their new car on Wednesday evening, 30th September, in front of an enthusiastic crowd of 130 guests, including the Vice Chancellor,Professor Alan Robson and Director of Student Services, Jon Stubbs.
The Faculty is delighted to offer our congratulations to Steven Davey, Brendan-John Vernall and Christopher Pratt, second year Mechanical Engineering students, who won the national 2009 Warman Competition.