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2016 Science Cafe

August 26, 2016

2016 Science Cafe

Two of our PhD students took part in the Scitech Science Café held at UWA on Wednesday morning this week. The event gave year 10 and 11 high school students the opportunity to talk in small groups to STEM professionals including scientists, engineers and PhD students about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Over…

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efNMR Flow Meter Researcher Wins Award

July 18, 2016

efNMR Flow Meter Researcher Wins Award

Congratulations to Fluid Science Resources PhD student Keelan O’Neill who recently received the overall award at the JCEC Postgraduate Research Excellence Awards.  Keelan’s research is for a multiphase flow meter that uses earth’s field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) technology to measure individual component flow rates such as gas, water and oil in pipelines. The flowmeter…

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UWA SPE Awarded Outstanding Student Chapter

July 14, 2016

UWA SPE Awarded Outstanding Student Chapter

The UWA Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has been selected to receive the 2016 Outstanding Student Chapter Award. This prestigious award recognizes SPE student chapters with exceptional programs and is presented to less than 10% of chapters worldwide. The award reflects ongoing efforts of the SPE UWA committee to continue to develop its activities in…

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World’s Most Northern LNG Plant

July 5, 2016

World’s Most Northern LNG Plant

Dr. Kevin Li recently braved the cold at the world’s most northern LNG Facility in Norway. The tour of Snohvit LNG Plant was a field trip arranged as part of Natural Gas Conversion Symposium in Tromso, Norway (NGCS11).  Warm Hi-Vis clothing was provided as part of the tour and although currently summer in the northern…

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Ruhr University Collaboration

July 4, 2016

Ruhr University Collaboration

Professor Eric May, Dr. Paul Stanwix and Dr. Darren Rowland of UWA are currently spending time at Ruhr University in Bochum Germany.  They are collaborating with Professor Roland Span and Professor Markus Richter in the area of Thermophysics specifically on microwave measurements of dew points. Also taking part in the collaboration and currently joining the researchers…

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ATSE Award for Kevin Li

June 30, 2016

ATSE Award for Kevin Li

Kevin Li, Chief Investigator for the ARC ITTC for LNG Futures received an ATSE Global Connections award to further his work in gas separations. The award of $7,000 is to enable further collaboration with DKT Consulting in China to further develop a new family of methane adsorbents namely ionic liquidic zeolites (ILZ) developed by Kevin…

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PhD Student Industry Placements

June 13, 2016

PhD Student Industry Placements

This month two Training Centre PhD students start the first of their industrial placements with Woodside Energy Ltd as part of the of the ARC ITTC for LNG Futures.  Temi Kuteyi and Fernando Perez will spend the next six months part-time in the Woodside Energy Perth office modeling the fluid and heat transfer characteristics in…

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Alginates Research

June 9, 2016

Alginates Research

Professor Eric May (pictured right), Dr. Zachary Aman (left), Dr Brendan Graham (centre) and their research feature in this recent news article.  It canvases their research on using alginates for scale prevention in oil & gas pipelines.

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Flow Assurance Workshop

June 7, 2016

Flow Assurance Workshop

Last week the Fluids Science Resources Flow Assurance Group held their 6th Flow Assurance Workshop at the Australian Resources Research Centre (ARRC). Now in its third year the twice yearly workshop was the best yet.  Flow assurance is a key research theme for the ARC ITTC for LNG Futures which launched in April 2016.  Researchers presented a selection…

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Fundamentals of Adsorption 12 Conference

June 6, 2016

Fundamentals of Adsorption 12 Conference

Researchers from the ARC ITTC for LNG Futures recently attended and presented at the 12th Fundamentals of Adsorption Conference (FOA12) in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The ITTC team comprised of 7 researchers (pictured) from the University of Western Australian and the University of Queensland.   ITTC Director Professor Eric May attended the conference and described the event as…

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