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UWA ARC Centre Directors elected to the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering

November 6, 2018

UWA ARC Centre Directors elected to the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering

Two Australian Research Council Directors, Professor Eric May and Professor Phillip Watson, have been elected to the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering. This announcement bodes well for the Australian energy industry, as both Professors lead key energy portfolios that have deep industry relationships, significant scientific and technical capability and great impact. Professor Eric May…

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PhD Candidate, Xiong Xiao announced as winner of The Institution of Engineering and Technology Present Around the World (WA) Competition

October 25, 2018

PhD Candidate, Xiong Xiao announced as winner of The Institution of Engineering and Technology Present Around the World (WA) Competition

We took the opportunity to interview Xiong Xiao to find out more about IET. “This competition has offered me priceless chances of networking with the other industrial people and young professionals” said Xiong Xiao. Xiong Xiao went on to explain what this competition means for him “I have gained presentation skills, competition experience, and most…

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2018 Western Australian Premier’s Science Award and ExxonMobil Student Scientist of the Year – Arman Siahvashi

August 16, 2018

2018 Western Australian Premier’s Science Award and ExxonMobil Student Scientist of the Year – Arman Siahvashi

It was a special gala night for the Western Australian Premier’s Science Awards and Exxon Student Scientist of the Year finalists but none more so than for PhD Candidate Arman Siahvashi who was announced a winner in this category. Following the announcement, Arman said ” I would like to acknowledge the team and Professor Eric May. I…

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ACLNGF PhD Candidate Arman Siahvashi awarded a 2018 Convocation Postgraduate Research Travel Award

July 13, 2018

ACLNGF PhD Candidate Arman Siahvashi awarded a 2018 Convocation Postgraduate Research Travel Award

  PhD Candidate Arman Siahviashi on the move again through an award from UWA Convocation. Convocation Postgraduate Research Travel Awards enable postgraduate research students to enhance and gain new perspectives on their work through travel in Australia or overseas. The Award supports the development of new relationships and helps maintain international collaborations by defraying travel expenses. Arman,…

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Congratulations to PhD Candidate Arman Siahvashi on being awarded a National Measurement Institute Award

May 28, 2018

Congratulations to PhD Candidate Arman Siahvashi on being awarded a National Measurement Institute Award

PhD Candidate, Arman Siahvashi, from the Australian Research Council Centre for LNG Futures at The University of Western Australia has been awarded a National Measurement Institute Award for outstanding precision measurements and novelty.  His work on low temperature measurements in hydrocarbons has promising applications in improving the distribution of some of the 37 million tonnes…

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Article nominated for award

November 16, 2017

Article nominated for award

The article “Microscale detection of hydrate blockage onset in high-pressure gas-water systems” by Eric May, Zach Aman, Masoumeh Akhfash, and collaborators at Colorado School of Mines has been nominated for Energy and Fuels Joint Award for Excellence in Publication in 2018. The article applies in-situ particle tracking probes to provide new insight into the evolution…

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Congratulations are in order!

November 14, 2017

Congratulations are in order!

Congratulations to PhD student Arman Siavashi who has been awarded UWA Postgraduate Students’ Association grant to present his PhD project at AIChE conference in Minneapolis, USA. Arman is in his second year of PhD and has actively participated in UWA Three Minute Thesis competition, Australian-French Entrepreneurship Challenge, and placed second in the JCEC Postgraduate Research…

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Next-generation thermophysical property sensors

October 27, 2017

Next-generation thermophysical property sensors

Dr Paul Stanwix and Prof Eric May along with Ruhr University Professors Markus Richter and Roland Span have been awarded a collaboration grant from the Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme for 2018. The grant will be used to develop the next generation of thermophysical sensors, designed to measure accurately multiple properties simultaneously.

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Communicating Our Research

October 17, 2017

Communicating Our Research

Congratulations to PhD student Xiong Xiao who placed second in the recent Present Around The World (PATW) flagship event in Western Australia, hosted by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).  You can read more about his presentation and the competition here. It’s been a successful year for LNG Futures students who have also taken part in…

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Imaging Desalination Membranes

October 15, 2017

Imaging Desalination Membranes

PhD Student Nick Bristow has won the best student poster presentation award for his work on imaging velocity in desalination membranes.  The award was given as part of the 8th IWA Membrane Technology Conference & Exhibition for Water and Wastewater Treatment and Reuse recently held in Singapore.  Nick’s poster was one of more than 50 presented at…

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