2006 News archive







  • Well Done to the Class of 2006 [26 May 2006]

    Friday May 26 marked an important day in the careers of nearly 100 young men and women who graduated with their civil engineering degrees.

  • Honorary Doctor of Engineering to Bill Mansell [26 May 2006]

    As part of the engineering graduation ceremony this week, Bill Mansell was awarded the Degree of Doctor of Engineering (Honoris Causa).

  • JJC Bradfield listed in "100 Most Influential Australians" [26 May 2006]

    One of our most famous graduates, JJC Bradfield, designer of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, was today named in The Bulletin magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential Australians.

  • Scholarship win for former student Paul Williams [25 May 2006]

    The Association of Consulting Structural Engineers (ACSE) has just announced that the winner of the ACSE 2005 Student Scholarship, is Mr Paul Williams, a final year student from last year, based his thesis, "Rectangular Hollow Section Base Plate Connections subject to Uplift".

  • 50th Anniversary of the 1956 Civil Engineering Graduates [15 May 2006]

    Forty civil engineers graduated in 1956, nine of them having come to the University as part of the Colombo plan. Fifty years later, eighteen of them were able to return to celebrate their anniversary, some from as far away as Scotland and Canada.

  • Andrew Caska: The Stanford Connection [12 May 2006]

    PhD Student Andrew Caska recently visited the Environmental Fluid Mechanics Laboratory at Stanford University California USA. The 3 month visit was organised in conjunction with supervisor Tim Finnigan to give Andrew exposure to one of the best fluid mechanics laboratories in the world.

  • Civil Engineering eLearning Expo [3 May 2006]

    An eLearning Expo was held in the School on Wednesday 3 May. Nearly 50 academics, postdocs, postgrads and support staff came together to see some of the latest developments in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Learning and Teaching.