Imagine a world where most large estuaries in NSW released acid water on a daily basis. When it rained this acid flooded into rivers, often resulting in large fish kills and black water… Stop imagining - this is actually happening!
WRL academics and engineers have a leading role at the 13th Hydraulics in Water Engineering Conference, which is currently underway in Sydney.
A researcher form the University of the Basque Country has joined WRC-UNSW for a 9-month research visit. Under the supervision of Associate Prof. Thomas Wiedmann, lecturer Ortzi Akizu is analysing energy footprints of different countries as part or the final path of his PhD.
Rounak Afroz has started her Ph.D. with the Hydrology group working on an ARC Linkage project of Future Drought Analysis with project partners DPI Water.
The UNSW Water research Centre has a number of PhD projects with Scholarships now currently open for application.
There are 3 x Current Scholarships up for application:
WRC would like to congratulate Lucy Marshall on her promotion to Associate Professor.
Laura Montano is a PhD student at WRL, conducting experimental research to better understand the three-dimensional behaviour in hydraulic jumps.
An exciting multi-disciplinary project is being advertised to examine the iconic Thirlmere Lakes National Park, south west of Sydney (Australia).
At the recent IAHR World Congress in Malaysia, WRL academic Dr Stefan Felder was elected as a member of the Leadership Team of the IAHR Hydraulic Structures Committee.
70 students with academics, researchers and PhD students from the Water Research Centre and WRL enjoyed the sunshine and the beautiful surrounds of Manly Dam and WRL for the 2017 Advanced Water Engineering (CVEN4507) field trip last week.