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Opinion: debunking the human error myth

06 Feb 2017

Human error is a symptom; failing to consider human behaviour is the cause.


Modelling to prevent extreme weather disasters

31 Jan 2017

Open seas hold the promise of important resources as well as opportunities for exploration and food production. But severe weather events such as cyclones or hurricanes are more common in open waters, inducing wind velocities of up to 130 knots and creating waves up to 30 meters high.


Engineering education efforts recognised with national award

09 Jan 2017

Two University of Tasmania academics have been recognised with a national award for their work promoting engineering education opportunities in regional Australia.


Alumnus award for Abu Dhabi Ports CEO

09 Jan 2017

Almost two decades after he first enrolled in a deck-officer cadet course, the CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports has received AMC’s annual alumnus award for his contribution to the maritime industry.


PhD for lecturer investigating how offshore structures withstand extreme waves

22 Dec 2016

Receiving his PhD last week, Dr Nagi Abdussamie's research investigated how the design of offshore oil and gas structures makes them vulnerable to damage from extreme waves — and how design modifications could help them survive.



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