ARC Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science & Engineering

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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ARC Funding Awarded to CGSE Researchers

ARC Funding Awarded to CGSE Researchers

CGSE researchers Shazzad Hossain, Mark Cassidy and Yuxia Hu were awarded an ARC Linkage Project Grant for their project “Investigation of alternative footing shapes to mitigate instabilities during installation of offshore drilling platforms”.

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Hassan Sabetamal wins AGS NSW Research Award

Hassan Sabetamal wins AGS NSW Research Award

Mr Hassan Sabetamal, a PhD student in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering, has won the prestigious Australian Geomechanics Society NSW Research Award for research in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology.

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Future Fellowship for Andrei Lyamin

Future Fellowship for Andrei Lyamin

Professor Andrei Lyamin has been awarded $766,856 for an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship entitled ‘Variational Multiscale Modelling of Granular Materials’. Granular materials play an important role in a wide range of problems related to physical infrastructure. These include landslides and similar catastrophic events which can result in a loss of life and major property […]

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