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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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Asset Integrity for an Offshore Oil & Gas Installation and Structural Reliability Assessment

March 13, 2020

Asset Integrity for an Offshore Oil & Gas Installation and Structural Reliability Assessment

As part of the OFFshore ITRH training initiative, OFFshore ITRH member and Professor of Offshore Structures at UWA, Mike Efthymiou, provided the first training for 2020 on Asset Integrity for an Offshore Oil & Gas Installation and Structural Reliability Assessment. With over 30 years of experience at Shell in a range of roles, Mike provided…

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OFFshore ITRH at KOZWaves 2020

February 25, 2020

OFFshore ITRH at KOZWaves 2020

OFFshore ITRH members Wenhua Zhao, Hugh Wolgamot and David Skene recently attended KOZWaves 2020 at the University of Melbourne.  The conference spanned three days and provided a forum for contemporary research on wave science, promoting interdisciplinary collaborations between Australasian wave scientists and international researchers.   A broad range of topics, covering theoretical and experimental aspects of…

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OFFshore ITRH Awarded Access to High Performance Computing Facilities

January 23, 2020

OFFshore ITRH Awarded Access to High Performance Computing Facilities

The OFFshore ITRH has been awarded over 15 million core hours under the 2020 Pawsey supercomputer allocation scheme in order to undertake analysis for the project “Optimising the design and operation of offshore oil and gas facilities using numerical modelling”.  The project aims at developing new knowledge and technologies that will improve the design and…

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Resources Technology Showcase 2019

January 21, 2020

Resources Technology Showcase 2019

In late 2019, members of the OFFshore Hub attended the Resources Technology Showcase (RTS2019) at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. This international event brought together executives from the fields of hard rock mining and oil and gas in order to discuss how technology is reshaping their operations. This unprecedented gathering of mining and energy…

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Dr Hugh Wolgamot, ARC DECRA Recipient

November 15, 2019

Dr Hugh Wolgamot, ARC DECRA Recipient

Congratulations to OFFshore ITRH Chief Investigator Hugh Wolgamot who was recently awarded an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) to develop the use of design waves for establishing safer and more efficient offshore systems. The DECRA scheme provides focused research support for early career researchers in both teaching and research, and research-only positions. Hugh…

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