6th Annual Student Research Conference

Internationalisation of Research

Wednesday 19 November 2014
Refectory Room, Holme Building

All engineering, project management and IT postgraduate students, academics and final year undergraduates are invited to join the large body of research students at this faculty event to network and communicate our research success. With over $4,000 in prizes, the event will include presentations from 3rd and 4th year research students, a keynote speaker, an interactive panel session and a poster display. The theme of this year's conference is 'Internationalisation of Research'.

The Student Conference is for students and aims to:

  • Showcase the research being conducted within the faculty
  • Create cross-collaboration between postgraduate students
  • Recognise the talent and work being done by individuals
  • Promote and increase links with professional bodies
  • Inspire the top undergraduate students to consider postgraduate study.

Call for oral presentations and posters

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Conference Program
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Conference Program




Welcome and Opening Remarks

Professor John Patterson, Associate Dean Research

Keynote Address

Professor Mikhail Prokopenko


Student Research Presentations - Chair: Dr Ben Thornber

Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering


Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering



Morning Tea


Student Research Presentations

Electrical and Information Engineering


School of Information Technologies



Lunch and Poster Display


Student Research Presentations

Civil Engineering



Panel Session
Internationalisation of Research

Moderated by
Professor Lynn Crawford
Director, Project Management Program

Associate Professor Zdenka Kuncic,
Professor of Physics,
School of Physics

Professor Steve Armfield,
Head of School,
School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

Dr Michael Harre,
Lecturer in Complex Systems,
School of Civil Engineering

Professor Judy Kay
School of Information Technologies


Afternoon Tea


Awards Ceremony