2008 News Archive

December

  • Scholarship win for former student Joel Lewis[17 December 2008]

    The Association of Consulting Engineers Australia (ACEA) has recently announced that the winner of the ACEA 2007 Student Scholarship, is Mr Joel Lewis, a final year student from last year, based his thesis, "Failure Mechanisms of Crushed Shale in Reinforced Earth Walls". More

November

October

  • ARC Grant Success for Itai Einav, Kim Rasmussen and Greg Hancock[16 October 2008]

    Itai Einav has been awarded a grant to study confined comminution and particle flow and Kim Rasmussen and Greg Hancock will investigate advanced analysis methods for locally unstable steel structures More

  • Welcome Patrick Wiemann[6 October 2008]

    We welcome Patrick Wiemann to our School. Patrick is visiting from the University of Southampton investigating "Simulation of the Effects of Uncertainty on the financial Value of Renewable Energy Projects" More

September

August

  • Eureka! Michael van Drempt[23 August 2008]

    Michael, an undergraduate student in Civil Engineering has won $3000 in the Sleeks Geeks Eureka prize for his irreverent entry, A Fundamental Misunderstanding: a commentary on the evolution of physics. More

  • Itai Einav wins the Shamsher Prakash Research Award[22 August 2008]

    This is an International award given to young researchers in Geomechanics, and Itai has been selected against a very strong international field More

July

June

May

April

March

  • Back to Basics Teaching & Learning Grant[14 March 2008]

    Tim Wilkinson has been awarded a Teaching Improvement & Equipment Grant to evaluate and improve the lecture hall performance of the Civil Engineering staff. More

  • Cardno come to the BBQ[13 March 2008]

    Engineering Consultants Cardno sponsored a highly popular BBQ for our undergraduate students this week. More

  • Welcome Bee-Lan Oo[7 March 2008]

    The School welcomes Bee-Lan Oo as our new lecturer in Construction Management. More

February

  • Engineering research continues its high international ranking[21 February 2008]

    The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies continues its high ranking in the prestigious Shanghai Jiatong ranking of world universities in Engineering. More

  • Well Done to the Class of 2007[5 February 2008]

    We congratulate the students who received Honours at Graduation, those mentioned in the Dean's List of Excellence in Academic Performance and students who have received Prizes and Scholarships. A special mention goes to Brendan McMahon and Hugh Wolgamot, who have been awarded the University Medal. More

January

  • 2008 UAIs announced[18 January 2008]

    Sydney Civil Engineering continues to experience high demand amongst school leavers. More

  • Teaching Improvement Grants for Civil Engineering[16 January 2008]

    Abbas El-Zein is the leader of a group awarded funds for the Development of Online Tools for Teaching, Self-Teaching and Assessing Numeracy Skills using Excel. Tim Wilkinson has shared in a teaching grant with the School of Aeronautical, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering for new materials testing equipment. More

  • Worldwide delegates visit as part of IFED2007[15 January 2008]

    Associate Professor Stuart Reid was responsible for organising the recent IFED2007 Forum on "Optimal strategies for disaster and hazard mitigation" at Port Stephens, just north of Sydney. More

  • Welcome Gwenaelle Proust[15 January 2008]

    The School welcomes Gwénaëlle Proust. She has a joint lectureship withCivil Engineering, the Electron Microscope Unit and Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering. More

  • Students find answers on Information Day[4 January 2008]

    Queries on our combined degrees, the flexible first year and the structural engineering stream were some of the most common questions from some budding students. More

  • Promotions for Itai Einav, Gianluca Ranzi and Li Liu[1 January 2008]

    The School is pleased to announce the academic promotions of three of our active academic staff. More