Awards

SECTE Staff & HDR awards

The School of Electrical, Computer & Telecommunications Engineering has a proud reputation of developing high performing staff and higher degree research (HDR) students. This page recognises the many awards achieved by our staff and HDR students during their time at the University of Wollongong.

2016

- IEEE PES Student Chapter UOW has been ranked Number 11 in the world

- ICASSP2016 (IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing ) Best Student Paper Award - Van Ha Tang

- Vice Chancellors Sessional Teacher Award for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning – F. Tubbal (HDR)

- 2016 AAEE (Australasian Association of Engineering Education) Award for Engineering Education Engagement – Sasha Nikolic, Christian Ritz, Farzad Safaei, Tom Goldfinch, Wanqing Li, Mark J.W. Lee

- 2016 ASCILITE (Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education) Innovation Award - Sasha Nikolic, Christian Ritz, Farzad Safaei, Tom Goldfinch, Wanqing Li, Mark J.W. Lee

- 2016 IEEE Education Society Chapter Achievement Award – Sasha Nikolic, Christian Ritz, Peter Vial, Jun Shen, Azadeh Safari, Graeme Gwilliam

2015

- 2015 iJOE Outstanding Paper Award - Sasha Nikolic

- Outstanding Student Branch Chapter Chair - Yingjie Tan 

- Presenter award for best technical paper presentation at IEEE IAS annual meeting, Dallas - Dothinka Ranamuka Rallage

2014

- 10th International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies (ICDVRAT), Best Student Paper for ‘A comparison of upper limb movement profiles when reaching to virtual and real targets using the Oculus Rift: implications for virtual-reality enhanced stroke rehabilitation’. - Mitchell Just
- IEEE PES NSW Chapter Outstanding Engineer Award for 2014 for "contributions to the field of electric power quality and to power engineering education" – Prof V.J. Gosbell 
- Vice Chancellors Sessional Teacher Award for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning – J. Kennedy (HDR)
- Vice-Chancellor's Award for Interdisciplinary Research Excellence – A/Prof C. Ritz, M. Dabin (HDR) together with Dr T. Narushima, Dr S. Beirne, K. Grady

 

2013

- NSW International Student of Year, Finalist - D. Perera (HDR)
- DIgSILENT User Conference Awards, Winner - D. Perera (HDR)
- DIgSILENT User Conference Awards, Runner Up - A. Jayawardena (HDR)
- Runner Up, University of Wollongong Three Minute Thesis Competition - J. Kennedy (HDR)
- Member of the Order of Australia (AM) Queen’s Birthday Honours list for “significant service to engineering, particularly electrical energy supply and distribution” - Dr R. Barr
- Third Prize Canon Extreme Imaging Competition - X. Wei (HDR)

 

2012

- 2012 Citation (Australian Awards for University Teaching) - S. Nikolic
- 2012 Citation (Australian Awards for University Teaching)  - Prof F. Naghdy
- Vice Chancellor's Award for Outstanding  Service for General Staff - B. Biehl
- Vice Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching & Learning - Dr M. Ros
- Second Prize 2012 POWERCON Best Student Paper Award - A.V. Jayawardena (HDR)
- 2012 NASSCOM Inovation Student Awards - A. Seng (HDR), M. Kitchener (HDR), W. Shao (HDR), J. Yang (HDR), Z. Feng (HDR)
- Professional Electrical Enginer of the Year, Electrical College of Engineers Australia - Dr R. Barr
- Visiting Erskine Fellow, University of Canterbury, New Zealand - Prof V.J. Gosbell
- 2012 Golden Pedometer, Global Corporate Challenge - T. McDonald
- 2012 Golden Pedometer, Global Corporate Challenge - J. Tiziano

2011

- Endeavour Research Fellowship - Dr H. Du
- Eureka 2011 Science in Support of Defence or National Security Research & Innovation – Prof A. Bouzerdoum
- Vice-Chancellors Award for Industry Collaboration in Research - Prof V.J. Gosbell , A/Prof S. Perera
- Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Community Engagement – Dr M. Ros
- Vice Chancellor's General Staff Award for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning – S. Nikolic
- UOW Trailblazer Student Runner Up – J. Yang (HDR)

2010

- Faculty Early Career Academic Award for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning – Dr S. L. Phung
- UOW Three Minute Thesis Competition Peoples Choice Award – J. Yang (HDR)

2009

- Student Winner, Trailblazer,  2009 - P. L. M. Bouttefroy (HDR)
- Best Student Paper Award "Vehicle tracking using projective particle filter," IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS 2009), pp. 7-12, Genoa, Italy, 2009 - P. L. M. Bouttefroy (HDR), (Prof A. Bouzerdoum,  Dr S. L. Phung,Dr  A. Beghdadi)
- UOW Safety Leadership Award – S. Nikolic

2008

- MA Sargent Medal for 2007 Electrical Engineer  - Prof V.J. Gosbell
- Visiting Erskine Fellow, University of Canterbury, New Zealand-  Prof V.J. Gosbell
- Australian College of Educators  Peer Recognition Award for High School Enrichment Program  - Dr P. Premaratne
- Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) award -.Dr L.C Tran

2007

- ACPE Lifetime Achievement Award - Prof V.J. Gosbell
- College of Educators, Peer Recognition Teaching Award – Dr S. L. Phung

2006

- Australian College of Educators,  Certificate of Recognition Teaching Award - Dr M. Ros

2005

- Vice-Chancellors Award for Post-Graduate Supervision - Prof V.J. Gosbell, A/Prof S. Perera
- Standards Australia, Outstanding Service – Building, Utilities and Business Standards - Prof V.J. Gosbell

2003

- EESA (Electric Energy Society of Australia) Conway Prize paper award for best member paper at the EESA Annual Conference - R.A. Barr, D. Sweeting and V.J. Gosbell

2002

 - EESA (Electric Energy Society of Australia) Conway Prize paper award for best member paper at the EESA Annual Conference - V.J. Gosbell, R.A. Barr 

Last reviewed: 15 March, 2017