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UPDATE: Civil and Environmental Engineering Student Success at National Awards!

Sustainable Engineering Society’s National Award Winners! Remember Peter Golding, Sam Kapadia, Jonathon Schulz and Stella Naylor’s innovative civil engineering honours project? Not only did they impress at Ingenuity 2015, they have now taken out the Sustainable Engineering Society’s national student award. For the project entitled A Framework for the Development of Optimal Trade Strategies for Mitigating […]

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Civil Engineering Recognised for Excellence

2015 Otto Glogau Award Prof Michael Griffith and Research Associate Hossein Derakhshan were recently awarded the 2015 Otto Glogau Award from the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering for a paper entitled “Detailed Seismic Assessment and Improvement Procedure for Vintage Flexible Timber Diaphrams” Please join me in congratulating Michael and Hossein on this outstanding achievement! […]

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Students Aim for the Sky in International Airspace Competition

Congratulations to Team Maiden Voyage – sister/brother duo Jade (mechanical and aerospace engineering) and Kieren (computer science (advanced)) Chantrell – for placing third (out of 75 submissions!) in the international Sky For All Challenge. The Sky for All Challenge was launched in December 2015 to develop ideas and technologies contributing to a clean-slate, revolutionary design […]

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UPDATE: Sports Engineering Success at Speak Out for Engineering!

In November last year, we shared fourth year mechanical and sports engineering student Margaret Gayan’s outstanding achievement; winning first place in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (South Australia) (IMechE) Speak Out for Engineering competition. Last month, Margaret traveled to Hobart to compete in the national finals and we are very excited to announce that she […]

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Leader of the Year Awarded to Dr Katrina Falkner

The School of Computer Science’s Head of School, Dr Katrina Falkner, has been awarded the prestigious Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE) and Australian Computer Society (ACS) Leader of the Year award. The ACCE and ACS award for outstanding leadership in the use of ICT in Education is a national award that acknowledges the […]

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Congratulations AAPG and SPE Student Chapters

The Australian School of Petroleum’s student chapters of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) have been awarded one of Total’s Dream Ticket Grants – an award of €4,000 (approximately equivalent to A$6280), which will help cover the cost of a field trip to the Otway Basin, jointly run […]

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Water Engineering Excellence Recognised

The School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering’s Feifei Zheng, Seth Westra and Michael Leonard (together with UNSW’s Scott Sisson) have been awarded the GN Alexander Medal for Hydrology and Water Resources, recognising their outstanding and lasting contributions to the water engineering profession in Australia. Presented on Wednesday at the Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, […]

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Spectra QEST Recognises Computer Systems Engineering Student

Congratulations to third-year computer systems engineering student, Thomas Barone, who was recently awarded the 2014 Spectra QEST Prize! The Spectra QEST Prize is awarded to the student enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Computer Systems) at the University of Adelaide who obtained the highest aggregate of marks for courses in level 2. Thomas is […]

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Applied Mathematician Recognised For Distinguished Research

November has been a month of celebrations here in the Faculty of ECMS, with the announcement of yet another major achievement for an outstanding member of staff. Congratulations to the School of Mathematical Sciences’ Dr Luke Bennetts, who has been awarded the 2016 Christopher Heyde Medal by the Australian Academy of Science! The award recognises […]

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Congratulations Katrina!

School of Computer Science’s Associate Professor Katrina Falkner, Head of School, has been awarded the ACS ICT Higher Education Educator of the Year Gold Disruptor Award, announced at a gala dinner on 17 November! The national awards recognise teams and individuals at the forefront of digital disruption, honouring the efforts of Australia’s ICT professionals across […]

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