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EMS 2020 Vision


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Professor John Dell - Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

In June 2013, I announced a grand vision to revolutionise engineering research at The University of Western Australia.John Dell

The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences' goal is to become a world leader in Engineering for Remote Operations (ERO) by empowering its people to take on the multi-disciplinary challenges that face modern society.

Engineering for Remote Operations provides an integrated approach and solutions to the challenges of mining development and production in remote locations, offshore engineering, agriculture, health, transport, energy, water supply and community development.

It is highly relevant to Western Australia and the Indian Ocean Rim and provides clear and measureable results for economies, industry, government and the community at a local and national level.

The Faculty‚Äôs vision  is far reaching and  exciting and will advance its reputation globally,  setting itself the goal of becoming a top 100 Engineering School in the world by 2020 and in the top 50 by 2050.

So how have we changed? Today, the Faculty is building multi-disciplinary research teams made up of people who are ready to work on projects that cross disciplines and arbitrary boundaries. This is the only way we can tackle the broad challenges in ERO.

John Dell
Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (EMS)


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