School of Engineering Postgraduate and Higher Degree by Research Prize Ceremony 2018

Selected postgraduate and Higher Degree by Research students from the School of Engineering received prizes at a celebratory ceremony on 13 September 2018.

(Front right) Executive Dean School of Engineering, Professor Adrian Mouritz and (back middle) Professor David Beanland with engineering student prize recipients.

Mr Michael Edwards, General Manager of Boeing Research and Technology - Australia, gave the keynote address with industry sponsors presenting prizes to the recipients.

Congratulations to all students who received prizes and thank you to industry sponsors for their continued support.

Prize receipients

MEMKO Prize

Awarded to the top Aerospace Engineering and Aviation postgraduate by coursework student in their final year in 2017.

Thomas Logan Fahey


NuGreen Prize

Awarded to the top Chemical and Environmental Engineering postgraduate by coursework student in their final year in 2017.

Rowan John William Moorey


Airmaster Prize

Awarded to the top Civil and Infrastructure postgraduate by coursework student in their final year in 2017.

James Hallion


Veida Prize

Awarded to the top Electrical and Biomedical Engineering postgraduate by coursework student in their final year in 2017.

Enkhtsetseg Munkhchuluun


Saab Prize

Awarded to the top Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering postgraduate by coursework student in their final year in 2017.

Amjad Said Nasser Al Riyami


Innovative Manufacturing CRC Prize

Awarded to the top Manufacturing, Materials and Mechatronics Engineering postgraduate by coursework student in their final year in 2017.

Ewison Gabor Yip


Toyota Prize

Awarded to the top Mechanical and Automotive Engineering postgraduate student by coursework in their final year in 2017.

Christian Harald Pfahler


Pro-Vice Chancellor’s Postgraduate Coursework Prize

Awarded to the best student in their final year of a postgraduate coursework engineering program in 2017. Selected based on a demonstrated high level of academic excellence and consistent achievement and ongoing and positive contribution to the student experience and/or academic life in the School, the College and/or broader University.

Temitope Adebowale


Professor David Beanland Prize for Best Masters Thesis in Engineering

Based on examiners reports and number of Scopus-indexed publications (weighted on quality) in 2017.

Zhenwei Liu


Professor David Beanland Prize for Best PhD Thesis in Engineering

Based on examiners reports and number of Scopus-indexed publications (weighted on quality) in 2017.

Jan Riedel


Ford Publication Prize

Awarded to an HDR student for quantity and high quality of Scopus-indexed publications in 2017.

Ali Zavabeti


APR.Intern Impact Prize

Awarded to an HDR student whose research has achieved considerable impact outside the academic community in 2017.

Mohammad Taha


Pro Vice-Chancellor’s Athena SWAN Initiative Prize

Awarded to a female graduate in 2017 of an underrepresented STEMM program of study in the College of Science, Engineering and Health. Selected based on demonstrated high level of academic excellence and consistent achievement and ongoing and positive contribution to the student experience and/or academic life in a School, the College and/or broader University.

Sima Kashi


Pro-Vice Chancellor’s Higher Degree by Research Prize

Awarded to an HDR engineering student whose research has achieved considerable impact within their HDR program and outside the academic community in 2017.

Hua Qian Ang

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