ARC Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science & Engineering

Scott Sloan one of Australia’s Top 100 Most Influential Engineers in 2015

Scott Sloan one of Australia’s Top 100 Most Influential Engineers in 2015

Laureate Professor Scott Sloan, CGSE Centre Director has been selected in the list of Australia’s Top 100 Most Influential Engineers for 2015, and profiled in the June issue of Engineers Australia magazine. Engineers Australia Top 100

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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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Fugro Increases Investment by Funding a Chair in Geotechnics at UWA

Fugro Increases Investment by Funding a Chair in Geotechnics at UWA

Fugro, an international company that specialises in the design of offshore foundations and Partner Organisation of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering (CGSE) (through their consultancy arm Advanced Geomechanics), is to fund the creation of a new chair at The University of Western Australia.

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Double award from leading geotechnical journal for industry-relevant research

Researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering (CGSE), were recognised through two awards presented last week at the annual meeting of the Canadian Geotechnical Society, in Regina Canada. CGSE-authored papers were given the RM Quigley Award for the best paper published in 2013 in the Canadian Geotechnical Journal, and an RM Quigley Honourable Mention as runner-up in this competition.

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