The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics was pleased to announce the recipients of its 2008 Teaching and Learning Awards at a ceremony held at The University Club on Tuesday, 10th March 2009.
The REV (Renewable Energy Vehicle) Project has recently had the first two Electric Vehicle Recharge Points installed in the Motorola Building Carpark. This will allow the REV vehicles to charge off-peak overnight and be ready for evaluation drives during the day.
One of the leading universities in China, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), is offering exclusively to Go8 member universities, a number of government scholarships for outstanding Australian students.
The Faculty is delighted to announce that Associate Professor Lucho (Luchezar) Stoyanov has been awarded the B. H. Neumann award by the Australian Mathematics Trust for sustained service to the enrichment of mathematics learning in Australia.
Welcome to the e-newsletter for staff in the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics. The ECM Faculty Focus will keep you regularly informed of interesting activities, successes and events. In this issue, I would like to draw your attention to the launch of the Strategic Review 2009. This internal review will provide an opportunity for all staff to contribute to our future directions. I encourage you to attend the launch and participate in this exciting endeavour, as with your input and support we can work together to build on and strengthen our reputation for teaching, learning and research excellence.
Professor Caroline Baillie has been appointed as UWA’s first Chair of Engineering Education.Professor Baillie's most recent position was Professor and Dupont Canada Chair in Engineering Education Research and Development, Faculty of Applied Science, Queens University, Ontario, Canada. She has a PhD from the University of Surrey in Materials Science and Engineering.
The Faculty is pleased to congratulate Professor Mark Cassidy Director of the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS), who has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the offshore oil and gas industry at an international level in the analysis of mobile drilling rigs, foundations and pipelines.
The Faculty is pleased to acknowledge Karina Congdon who was recently awarded the WA Young Water Professional of the Year. This highly esteemed award is presented to an outstanding young water professional who has demonstrated their commitment to the water profession and shown exceptional achievement in the early stages of their career.
The Faculty wishes to offer our congratulations to both Emeritus Professor Brian Stone and Dr Nathan Scott for winning the best paper award for their presentation “Some Reflections on On-line Tutoring and Plagiarism” at the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE) conference.