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ID# 22-022
Project
22-022: Developing predictive wear algorithms based on data collected from a real time wear monitoring system

WearSense is a real time wear monitoring system used to monitor the remaining thickness of plate liners in chutes. Thickness data is collected from multiple sensors installed in a chute (the asset) and sent through a cloud database where it is filtered and can be displayed in various formats on a web-based app. In addition […]

CEEDWA Partner
Metso Outotec
Discipline

Data Science, Mathematics & Statistics, All Engineering

Supervisors

Prof Melinda Hodkiewicz & Adriano Polpo

Project type

Full (8 weeks site work during summer and mid-year vacation) or 3/4 (no site commitment); Decision to be made based on applicant pool and interviews

Studentship

$13,500 (full) or $10,125 (3/4)

Deadline
Midnight, Sunday January 9th, 2022
ID# 22-020
Project
22-020: Management of the Water Corporation Historical Collection

The Water Corporation has a large number of historical artefacts ranging in size from hand tools to large pump sets and motors which are currently stored in a building at a metropolitan reservoir site. This site is earmarked for disposal and as such the collection will have to be moved The collection is only partially […]

CEEDWA Partner
Water Corporation
Discipline

Fine Arts, History of Art

Supervisors

Sarah Douglas, Dr Ionat Zurr, Dr Darren Jorgensen

Project type

Full (8 weeks site work during summer and mid-year vacation)

Studentship

$10,000

Deadline
Midnight, Monday, January 31st
ID# 22-018
Project
22-018: Effectiveness of Revegetation by Natural Regeneration

It is a condition of the Water Corporation’s state-wide clearing permits that areas of temporary clearing are to be revegetated. Often for smaller or linear sites we propose that this is done via means of natural revegetation – that is, re-spreading topsoil and then mulching and re-spreading cleared vegetation. It would be good to determine […]

CEEDWA Partner
Water Corporation
Discipline

Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Plant Biology

Supervisors

Associate Professor Sally Thompson, Associate Professor Erik Veneklass, Dr Pieter Poot

Project type

Full (8 weeks site work during Summer and mid-year vacations; OR Three-Quarter (no vacation site work commitment)

Studentship

$10,000 (Full Project); or $7,500 (Three-Quarter)

Deadline
Noon, Monday, February 14th
ID# 22-017
Project
22-017: Determining Target Speed using Main Roads Speed Zoning Policy and Guidelines for entire WA Network

Main Roads is seeking to develop an approach to proactively identify areas to investigate speed zones for review.  By applying the type and function of the road network across the state in combination with other data it is expected to be able to produce a recommended “target speed” range for any given road section. This will […]

CEEDWA Partner
Main Roads WA
Discipline

Data Science, Mathematics and Statistics

Supervisors

Prof Inge Koch, Prof Gopalan Nair

Project type

Full (8 weeks site work during Summer and Mid-year Vacation); or Three Quarter (no site work commitment)

Studentship

$10,000 (Full); or $7,500 (Three Quarter)

Deadline
Noon, Monday February 14th, 2022; students who are considering taking the project for an Honours project and are available for Vacation site work should contact the CEED office directly, and may be considered before this date.
ID# 22-014
Project
22-014: Local Chemical Creation and Manufacturing Opportunities

This project aims to complete an inventory review of chemicals that are utilised by the Water Corporation in its regular business and identify or create novel processes that can produce the chemicals from either: Water Corporation’s waste streams and by-products, or Western Australian Industry waste streams. The identified processes will be new to the marketplace, […]

CEEDWA Partner
Water Corporation
Discipline

Chemical Engineering

Supervisors

Prof Mike Johns

Project type

Full (requires 8 weeks site work during vacation); or Three Quarter (no site work commitment)

Studentship

$10,000 (Full); $7,500 (Three-Quarter)

Deadline
Noon, Monday February 14th, 2022; students who are available for Vacation site work (and thus for a Full project appointment) should contact the CEED office directly and may be considered before this date.
ID# 22-013
Project
22-013: Degradation of Engineered Plastics in High Chlorine and Temperature Environments

North West Region has had instances where the Dual Check Valves (DCVs) have disintegrated and blocked the customers plumbing. The reason has been attributed to high chlorine levels combined with high ambient temperatures. The solution has been to change the material of the DCV, and no failures have been recorded to date. Manufacturers of customer […]

CEEDWA Partner
Water Corporation
Discipline

Mechanical or Chemical Engineering

Supervisors

Dr Jeremy Leggoe

Project type

Three Quarter (no vacation site commitment)

Studentship

$7,500

Deadline
Noon, Monday February 14th, 2022
ID# 22-004
Project
22-004 – FIV Fatigue Assessment tool using a mechanistic approach

The Energy Institute (EI) Guideline for the Avoidance of Fatigue Failure in Process Pipework has been referred to routinely by engineers during the design of pipework. The guideline is the only practical standard available and recognized by the industry. However, it is also recognized that the guideline is due for revision and could be overly […]

CEEDWA Partner
Chevron
Discipline

Civil and Mechanical Engineering

Supervisors

Adam Wittek

Project type

Three-Quarter - this project does not require site work with the client during vacation

Studentship

$7,500

Deadline
Midnight Sunday 14 February 2022
ID# 22-009
Project
22-009 – Identifying Customers at Risk of Churn

Synergy is the state’s largest electricity generator and retailer of gas and electricity with more than one million residential, business and industry customers.  We provide 52% of the electricity sold to households and business customers in the South West Interconnected System (SWIS) and about 55% of the contestable gas load in the industrial and commercial […]

CEEDWA Partner
Synergy
Discipline

Data science, Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics

Supervisors

Prof Inge Koch, Prof Berwin Turlach

Project type

Full - student required to complete 8 weeks site work with client over the Summer break - Starting in January Or 3/4 Project which requires no site work

Studentship

Full $10,000 or 3/4 $7,500

Deadline
Midnight, Sunday 5 December
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