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International experts in Perth for Hydrogen Liquefaction and Storage Symposium 26-27 September 2019

September 11, 2019

International experts in Perth for Hydrogen Liquefaction and Storage Symposium 26-27 September 2019

Hosted by the Australian Centre for LNG Futures at the University of Western Australia, the Hydrogen Liquefaction and Storage Symposium has attracted international speakers with expertise in the very challenging area of hydrogen liquefaction. Registrations for this symposium are open, contact Dr Saif al Ghafri on saif.alghafri@uwa.edu.au to register for this event. A snippet of…

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Gas Stations in Space – 25 September 2019

September 2, 2019

Gas Stations in Space – 25 September 2019

In collaboration with the Institute of Advanced Studies, we are pleased to host a free public lecture by Dr William Notardonato, Principal Investigator, Kennedy Space Centre Exploration Research and Technology Programs, NASA and Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow. Book your seat.

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UWA Team Visit Saudi Aramco EXPEC Advanced Research Centre in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

May 20, 2019

UWA Team Visit Saudi Aramco EXPEC Advanced Research Centre in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

              Members of the FSR group (Prof. Mike Johns, Dr Nicholas Ling, Dr Paul Connolly) visit the impressive NMR facilities at Saudi Aramco EXPEC Advanced Research Centre (Dhahran Saudi Arabia) following a two day seminar on ‘NMR applied to Porous Media’ as part of a collaboration with KFUPM. Latest…

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New PhD Opportunities in Fluid Science and Resources – 4 positions advertised

March 22, 2019

New PhD Opportunities in Fluid Science and Resources – 4 positions advertised

To find out more about these four new exciting PhD opportunities: Gas hydrates and flow assurance for long subsea tiebacks Next generation gas separations via innovative adsorption technologies Gas hydrate nucleation: towards risk-based hydrate management Experimental analysis and simulation of LNG boil-off-gas follow the link and make contact.

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New PhD Opportunity – Deep Ocean Thermodynamics and Climate Change

March 22, 2019

New PhD Opportunity – Deep Ocean Thermodynamics and Climate Change

We are seeking a PhD candidate to join a recently awarded Australian Research Council Discovery Project focussed on Deep Ocean Thermodynamics and Climate Change. Project description: The project, which is in collaboration with researchers at the Swinburne University of Technology (SUT), will obtain new insights into the thermodynamic and transport properties of mixtures containing water,…

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American Australian Association prestigious scholarship awarded to Catherine Sampson

March 11, 2019

American Australian Association prestigious scholarship awarded to Catherine Sampson

Congratulations is extended to Catherine Sampson for being awarded an education scholarship from the American Australian Association. AAA has been supporting scholars since 2002 to advance graduate education. Catherine has joined us from Texas A&M and we welcome her to the Fluid Sciences and Resources PhD team.

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Breaking Bad Oilfield Emulsions-Professor Michael Johns Awarded ARC Discovery Funds

December 9, 2018

Breaking Bad Oilfield Emulsions-Professor Michael Johns Awarded ARC Discovery Funds

In Australia, oilfield emulsion problems are frequently encountered in both the Bass Strait and across the Carnarvon Basin causing severe economic and environmental consequences. The treatment option proposed by this project scope will target both asphaltene and silt stabilised water-in-oil emulsions and will be readily deployable.

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ARC Discovery Project Awarded to Prof. Eric May, Dr Gang Li & Dr Gongkui Xiao – Gas Separation Technologies

December 9, 2018

ARC Discovery Project Awarded to Prof. Eric May, Dr Gang Li & Dr Gongkui Xiao – Gas Separation Technologies

Congratulations is extended to Centre Director, Professor Eric May and co-researchers Dr Gang Li and Dr Gongkui Xiao who have been awarded an Australian Research Council Discovery Project to develop new gas separation technologies that combine novel materials and pressure swing adsorption cycles to deliver inexpensive industrial processes capable of both high recovery and high purity…

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New Linkage Grant with Chevron to Explore Shale Rock Characterisation

December 6, 2018

New Linkage Grant with Chevron to Explore Shale Rock Characterisation

Congratulations is extended to Professor Michael Johns, Professor Eric May and Dr Scott Seltzer who were recently awarded an Australian Research Council Linkage Project Grant with Chevron to better predict shale field developments through Nuclear Magnetic Resonance imaging. This technique will better inform the shale field’s economic and environmental impact.

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Dr Darren Rowland Awarded an Australian Research Council Discovery Project

December 6, 2018

Dr Darren Rowland Awarded an Australian Research Council Discovery Project

Congratulations to FSR Research Fellow Dr Darren Rowland and fellow team Professor Richard Sadus & Professor Billy Todd who were awarded an Australian Research Council Discovery project. This project will seek to find new insights into thermodynamic and transport properties of mixtures containing water. More specifically, it will model saline water mixtures containing carbon dioxide….

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