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A/Prof. Sanjay Kumar Shukla

Geosynthetics expert honoured

Associate Professor Sanjay Kumar Shukla’s contribution to the field of geosynthetics was recognised with a major international award recently

Young engineer of the year

School of Engineering graduate Jordan Butler was named the WA Young Professional Engineer of the Year 2018 recently. Jordan, who graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) in 2017, picked up the accolade at the Engineers Australia WA Engineering Excellence Awards.

The crystalline alloy can clean huge amounts of wastewater

Metal invention strips impurities from wastewater

Researchers have developed a crystalline alloy that can strip impurities from wastewater in just minutes.


Black swan made out of food cans takes shape

An ECU team won the CANstruction competition with their one tonne black swan made out of food cans.

Research Matters

Tour of the School of Engineering World-Class Research Facilities

Latest university news

Graduates on show at Bunbury parade

A procession of almost 200 graduates paraded through Bunbury’s city centre over the weekend, before an Indigenous social worker carried the ceremonial mace at ECU’s South West Campus graduation.

How pursuing goals can help people living with chronic pain

Positive goal engagement can play an important role in helping people to maintain a sense of well-being when living with chronic pain, according to new ECU research.

Rethinking the Rs in waste education

Could the conventional methods of teaching young children about waste be re-engineered?

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Maintaining strong eye contact is widely accepted to be an important communication skill in western cultures, but it might be all in our heads,…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Welcome to ECU's new Professor of Education, Professor Mindy Blaise. Professor Blaise wants to turn the way we teach young children about waste,…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Great to see our Education students out on placement Our Lady of Good Counsel School, Karrinyup WA!

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