ARC Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science & Engineering

UOW Rail Expert Receives Top Honour at Combined ARA and RTSA Awards Dinner

Geotechnical engineering and rail infrastructure expert Professor Buddhima Indraratna received the most prestigious award at the combined Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA) Gala |Dinner and Awards Night held at the NSW Parliament House.

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Fugro scholarship awarded

Mr Wangcheng Zhang, a PhD candidate based at the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS), is the inaugural recipient of the Fugro Scholarship in Offshore Geotechnics.

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CGSE PhD student, Jingbin Zheng, awarded ISOPE scholarship

CGSE PhD student, Jingbin Zheng, awarded ISOPE scholarship

CGSE PhD student, Mr Jingbin Zheng, has been awarded a 2015-2016 ISOPE scholarship for Outstanding Students. The scholarship is in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and the potential to become a leader in the offshore mechanics and polar engineering field.

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Scott Sloan elected FRS

Scott Sloan elected FRS

The Centre is delighted to announce that Laureate Professor Scott Sloan has been elected to The Royal Society. This scientific academy is the oldest in continuous existence and includes luminaries such as Sir Issac Newton, Stephen Hawking, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein.

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RIGSS JIP now underway

A Joint Industry Project (JIP) led by the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS), the University of Western Australia (UWA) node of the Centre for Geotechnical Science and Engineering (CGSE), has kicked off with 5 industry participants - Benthic Geotech, Fugro, Shell, Total and Woodside. The JIP, entitled Remote Intelligent Geotechnical Seabed Surveys (RIGSS) will deliver new sensors, tools and engineering design methods that will enable more intelligent and efficient geotechnical seabed surveys.

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