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Data science and computational mathematics: the best of both worlds

January 15, 2021

Data science and computational mathematics: the best of both worlds

OFFshore ITRH members Connor Duffin and Edward Cripps and UWA senior lecturer Thomas Stemler have recently collaborated with Mark Girolami of the University of Cambridge and The Alan Turing Institute to publish landmark research on the combination of data science and computational mathematics to radically improve physical model predictions within the Proceedings of the National…

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Impact, Engagement, Legacy: Final Bayesian Statistics MasterClass

January 13, 2021

Impact, Engagement, Legacy: Final Bayesian Statistics MasterClass

The final session of the OFFshore ITRH MasterClass, entitled “Bayesian statistics and forecasting for the offshore industry“ was recently presented by OFFshore ITRH members Edward Cripps and Ivica Janekovic as part of the OFFshore ITRH’s Impact, Engagement and Legacy initiative. Previous sessions laid the mathematical foundation of Bayesian model construction. Session three focused on concrete examples of…

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Liang Cheng Elected 2020 Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering

December 15, 2020

Liang Cheng Elected 2020 Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering

Congratulations to OFFshore ITRH member Liang Cheng who was recently elected a 2020 Fellow of the prestigious Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE). New Fellows are elected by the Fellowship on the basis of a range of criteria, always ensuring that newcomers can contribute to the Academy’s mission of applying science, technology and engineering to solve the big…

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Spotlight on PhD Student Andrew Zulberti

December 14, 2020

Spotlight on PhD Student Andrew Zulberti

Andrew Zulberti is one of the PhD students in the Project 1: Metocean hazards from solitons stream.  His research focuses on creating improved methods to accurately forecast waves affecting offshore structures. “A detailed understanding of the mechanics of near-bed hydrodynamics on continental shelves requires observations spanning  both spatial and temporal scales. At present, physical and…

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ARC Discovery Project success for OFFshore Hub members

November 19, 2020

ARC Discovery Project success for OFFshore Hub members

OFFshore Hub members A/Prof Nicole Jones, Dr Matt Rayson and Prof Greg Ivey of the Metocean hazards from solitons project stream have been awarded funding to continue their ground breaking research activities under the ARC Discovery program grant scheme. Their successful project is entitled “Quantifying vertical and lateral ocean transport due to fronts and eddies:…

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Mark Randolph, 2020 WA Science Hall of Fame Inductee

November 17, 2020

Mark Randolph, 2020 WA Science Hall of Fame Inductee

The Western Australian Science Hall of Fame was established in 2007 to recognise exceptional lifelong contributions from Western Australians to science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).  Inductees are announced at the annual Premier’s Science Awards presentations and this year OFFshore ITRH member Mark Randolph was inducted for his contributions as an internationally-recognised geotechnical engineer and Professor…

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Impact, Engagement, Legacy:  MasterClass #2

October 27, 2020

Impact, Engagement, Legacy: MasterClass #2

Hot on the heels of the first OFFshore ITRH MasterClass, entitled “Bayesian statistics and forecasting for the offshore industry“, the second session in a series of three presented by OFFshore ITRH members Edward Cripps and Lachlan Astfalck continued to build on the previously laid founding principles of Bayesian model construction. As part of the OFFshore…

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Impact, Engagement, Legacy: Masterclasses

October 1, 2020

Impact, Engagement, Legacy: Masterclasses

The OFFshore Hub has now entered its final year.  After several years of intense research, during which time PhD students have graduated and outcomes have been published, it is now time to deliver the collective achievement of our efforts in a way that maximises value to our current industry partners, and the wider offshore industry. In order…

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Congratulations to the TIDE Research Hub

July 2, 2020

Congratulations to the TIDE Research Hub

The OFFshore Hub welcomes the announcement of the TIDE Research Hub, a new federally funded research initiative which will integrate data science techniques with engineering to transform Australia’s offshore energy industry. The Transforming energy Infrastructure through Digital Engineering (TIDE) Research Hub has been awarded $5 million through the Australian Research Council Industrial Transformation Research Program,…

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Spotlight on PhD Student William Edge

May 4, 2020

Spotlight on PhD Student William Edge

William Edge is one of the PhD students in the Project 1: Metocean hazards from solitons project stream.  His research focuses on clarifying the sediment suspension and transport processes under non-linear internal wave forcing on the North West Shelf (NWS). By analysing the OFFshore Hub’s unique field data from the NWS, William will be able…

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