Postgraduate Scholarships Available in Computational Geomechanics
Two research higher degree scholarships are available as part of a four-year project funded by the Australian Research Council. The scholarships are for a period of 3 years initially, with possible extension for a further 6 months, and provide an annual living allowance of $24,653 (2013 rate, tax-free, indexed annually). Should the successful candidate be an international student, a matching tuition fee scholarship and overseas student health cover policy will also be provided (domestic students do not pay fees). Additional funding is available for computing equipment, relocation costs, conference travel and top up subject to satisfactory performance.
Laureate Professor Scott Sloan, University of Newcastle was invited to give the 51st Rankine Lecture
Laureate Professor Scott Sloan, University of Newcastle was invited to give the 51st Rankine Lecture by the Institution of Civil Engineers, London in March 2011. This is the highest accolade that can be bestowed on a Geotechnical Engineer.
UWA oceans engineer named Early Career Scientist of the Year
Professor David White of The UWA Oceans Institute has been named Early Career Scientist of the Year for Western Australia.
Professor White, who is based at the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems at UWA, is a geotechnical engineer working on research involving offshore structures such as pipelines and oil and gas structures.
Professor Buddhima Indraratna, University of Wollongong receives double honour elected as Fellow of ATSE and recipient of the prestigious 2011 Engineers Australia Transport Medal
Congratulations to Professor Buddhima Indraratna on his election as Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Science and Engineering (ATSE) and for receiving the prestigious 2011 Engineers Australia Transport Medal.
Professor Mark Randolph, University of Western Australia is elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society.
Congratulations to Professor Mark Randolph on his election as Fellow of the Royal Society.
Geotechnical Research Medal awarded to Professor Christophe Gaudin, Associate Professor Britta Bienen and Winthrop Professor Mark Cassidy
ASCE Civil Engineering best paper awarded to Associate Professor Shazzad Hossain and Winthrop Professor Mark Cassidy
Congratulations to Associate Professor Shazzad Hossain and Professor Mark Cassidy and their co-authors who were awarded the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE Best Civil Engineering Paper Award at Houston's annual Offshore Technology Conference for 2012.