• Three new ES Cornwall scholars appointed in 2017

    27 Sep 2017

    Simon Bartlett , the Chair of the ES Cornwall Memorial Scholarship Advisory Committee is pleased to announce that the 60 year old tradition of Outstanding Applications and awards for the Scholarship is again highlighted in 2017

  • Dr Yi Cui won 2016 Dean’s Award for Outstanding Higher Degree by Research Theses

    28 Jul 2017

    Dr Yi Cui has been selected by the Dean, UQ Graduate School, as a recipient of the 2016 Dean’s Award for Outstanding Higher Degree by Research Theses.

  • UQ Power & Energy Systems (PES) researchers attend the best power engineering conference.

    28 Jul 2017

    UQ PES researchers have attended the most prestigious power engineering conference- The 2017 IEEE PES General Meeting in Chicago, USA

  • UQ innovators share inspirational address with industry engineers

    26 Jul 2017

    As an exciting initiative, ten innovators from the University of Queensland Power Engineering Research Group joined ten Powerlink engineers for an inspirational address by Andrew Liveris, the Chairman and Chief Executive of Dow Chemicals.

  • Prof Saha has published his 25 years research outcome through Wiley IEEE

    22 Jun 2017

    Prof Saha has published his 25 years research outcome through Wiley IEEE. Tittle of the book is Transformer Ageing: Modern Condition Monitoring Techniques and Their Interpretations

  • API-ENA independent review of UQ power engineering research

    11 Jun 2017

    The University of Queensland (UQ) has arguably one of the strongest all round research capability of all universities surveyed. It has breath across a lot of areas to interest of ENA/API, combined with a track record of collaboration and strong ties to industry.

  • Prestigious Cornwall Scholarship (for 2017) now open to Power Engineering Graduates in Queensland

    10 Jun 2017

    Applications are now being called for one of Queensland’s most prestigious and longstanding scholarships that provides up to 18 months overseas work experience for young power engineers, the E.S. Cornwall Memorial Scholarship.

  • Innovation in Queensland’s Power Industry - Poster Session by University of Queensland Graduates

    05 Dec 2016

    A presentation of industry sponsored final year thesis projects by power engineering graduates from The University of Queensland

  • ITEE PES Successfully hosted AUPEC 2016

    03 Nov 2016

    UQ-ITEE PES Group was the organiser with Prof Tapan Saha as the Chair of the Conference.

  • UQ at the forefront of solar PV research

    29 Jul 2016

    The University of Queensland (UQ) is at the forefront of critical solar photovoltaic (PV) research, housing the largest university-based solar PV research facility in the Southern Hemisphere at its Gatton campus.

  • Prof Saha at IIT Kharagpur through GIAN Program

    02 May 2016

    Prof Saha participated in the Indian Government’s Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) program (December 2015) at IIT Kharagpur

  • ITEE PES Successfully hosted APPEEC 2015

    02 May 2016

    UQ-ITEE PES Group was the lead organiser with Prof Tapan Saha as the Co-Chair of the Conference.

  • AUPEC 2016 to be hosted at UQ

    02 May 2016

    Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC2016), at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia 25-28 September, 2016

  • Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship- won by a PES PhD student

    12 Feb 2016

    Mrs Gemma Clayton, a new PhD student in PES research group has recently won one of 17 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarships. Valued at up to $120,000, the two-to-three year program is designed to support exceptional post-graduate students who have the potential to shape Australia’s future. Announcement can be found from the link below.

  • Two PES papers won the best paper awards at IEEE APPEEC 2015

    28 Jan 2016

    Two PES papers won the best paper awards at IEEE APPEEC 2015 that took place in Brisbane on 15th - 18th November 2015.

  • ITEE PES PhD Student Amit Dhoke wins APSRC 2015 best poster award

    22 Dec 2015

    Amit Dhoke has won the Wall Read Memorial Prize 2015 for Best Poster in ASIA-PACIFIC SOLAR RESEARCH CONFERENCE held in Brisbane during 8-10 DEC 2015 for his poster 'Condition monitoring and Fault detection in solar PV system'. Award includes a certificate and prize of $500.

  • IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2015

    23 Nov 2015

    IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2015 (IEEE PES APPEEC 2015) held in Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre during 15-18 November 2015

  • IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2015

    23 Nov 2015

    IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2015 (IEEE PES APPEEC 2015) held in Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre during 15-18 November 2015.

  • AUPEC 2016 at UQ

    23 Nov 2015

    Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2016), will be held at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia during 25-28 September, 2016

  • Four Electrical Engineering Students received Energex Prize-2014

    24 Sep 2015

    There are four Energex Power Engineering Prizes given each year. Prize 1 is awarded to a final year student with the highest overall academic performance in the program. Prize 2 is awarded to the student with the highest overall academic performance in the third year of the program. Prize 3 is awarded to the student with the second highest overall academic performance in the third-year & Prize 4 is awarded to the student with the highest overall academic performance in the second year program.

  • UQ Researcher Nahid-Al-Masood Wins Prestigious International IEEE-PES award

    17 Aug 2015

    Nahid-Al-Masood, a PHD researcher at the School of ITEE, University of Queensland has won first prize at the IEEE-PESGM 2015 conference in Denver, Colorado for his investigations into power system security risks with increasing penetrations on wind-power and potential innovative mitigation measures.

  • PES group’s Dr. Rahul Sharma won UQ 2015 ECR grant

    23 Apr 2015

    PES group’s Rahul Sharma has been awarded the UQ 2015 ECR grant for the Project Model-based control as a tool for advanced management of battery storage in electricity distribution grid and vehicle applications.

  • Tapan Saha appointed as an Adjunct Professor of Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

    28 Dec 2014

    Tapan Saha has been appointed as an Adjunct Professor of Xi'an Jiaotong University (China) on 16th December 2014 for three years (till the end of 2017). Xi'an Jiaotong University is one of the top Engineering/Technology Universities in China, which is holding the rank between 51-75 in Academic Ranking of World Universities in Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences - 2014.

  • Prof Tapan Saha wins UQ Award for Excellence in RHD Supervision 2014

    16 Sep 2014

    Professor Tapan Saha was one of two recipient of UQ Award for Excellence in RHD Supervision this year (2014) and was recognised for his outstanding contribution in the supervision, mentoring and training of research higher degree students over a sustained period of time.

  • RHD students win a number of awards and prizes-2014

    04 Aug 2014

    RHD students from the PES Group are awarded with a number of awards and prizes

  • 2013 Teaching Excellence Awards

    31 Oct 2013

    Two Power and Energy Research Group staff received EAIT Teaching Excellence Awards. Dr Chandima Ekanayake and Dr Mithulan Nadarajah were recognised for their exceptional teaching and innovative practices in teaching.

  • UQ study shines light on Brisbane solar panel angles

    18 Jul 2013

    A University of Queensland study has identified the ideal tilt and angle for solar panels on Brisbane roof tops. UQ Global Change Institute researcher Professor Tapan Kumar Saha said the study would help ensure optimum panel positioning as more Queenslanders opted for solar power.

  • UQ individuals and teams acknowledged for excellence

    23 Feb 2012

    UQ staff members and teams who have made an exceptional contribution to the University were recognised this month at the annual UQ Staff Recognition Awards. UQ Solar Team — Professor Paul Meredith, Professor John Foster, Professor Tapan Saha, Professor Hal Grugenci, Craig Froome, Geoff Dennis, Adrian Mengede, Chris Collins.

  • Power industry ignites passion amongst students

    14 Oct 2011

    Seven engineering students from The University of Queensland (UQ) will receive $8000 over the course of their degrees as a result of bursaries offered by the Australian Power Industry (API).

  • Bright future for solar research at UQ

    15 Jul 2011

    The UQ Solar Array underpins a number of cutting-edge research projects, in diverse fields including physics, engineering, economics and sustainability.

  • UQ leads nation in ARC funding scheme

    01 Jun 2011

    Researchers at The University of Queensland have attracted $11.2 million in funding for 22 projects under the Australian Research Council Linkage Projects scheme, which supports joint research with industry and business partners.

  • Top researchers honoured at first Q-Index Awards

    17 May 2011

    Fifty two leading researchers from The University of Queensland were honoured on Sunday as leaders in their diverse fields of discovery at the inaugural Q-Index Awards.

  • Engineering graduates bring international experiences home

    03 May 2011

    The benefits of international industry experience were discussed at a recent seminar delivered by three engineering graduates of The University of Queensland (UQ) and an engineering graduate from Central Queensland University.

  • Small grants tackle big issues

    22 Nov 2010

    The Global Change Institute small grant recipients for 2010 have been announced and illustrate the breadth and depth of research activities at The University of Queensland.

  • UQ students surge into the power industry

    22 Sep 2010

    Seven University of Queensland engineering students are set for careers in the power sector thanks to bursaries supplied by the Australia Power Institute (API).

  • UQ teachers celebrate excellence

    20 Jul 2009

    The University of Queensland has been recognised for teaching excellence with six Australian Learning and Teaching Council citations.

  • UQ partners with power industry for new Chair

    14 Jul 2009

    A new partnership between The University of Queensland, the Australian Power Institute (API) and Powerlink Queensland is set to energise the future of the State’s power sector.

  • New power generation program delivers results

    11 Dec 2008

    The first students to complete the Power Generation Skills Development program have graduated from UQ, providing the sector with much needed skills to underpin its operations.

  • Bursaries boost Queensland power industry

    13 Nov 2008

    Six engineering students from The University of Queensland have received an $8000 boost to support their studies and energise the State’s power industry.

  • $48,000 scholarship up for grabs

    08 Nov 2007

    UQ engineering graduates are now invited to apply for the E.S. Cornwall Memorial Scholarship, which provides overseas work experience for young power engineers.

  • Powerful bursaries for engineering students

    05 Nov 2007

    Six engineering students from The University of Queensland have received bursaries valued at $8000 in an effort to strengthen the State’s energy industry skills base.

  • $15M grant the hot ticket to pollution-free energy

    25 Sep 2007

    Harnessing an untapped energy source which has the capacity to power Australia for 6000 years will be the focus of a new centre at The University of Queensland (UQ).

  • Students power ahead with bursaries

    05 Mar 2007

    Seven UQ engineering students will benefit from work experience with the power industry during vacations, thanks to special industry bursaries.

  • New degrees power Smart State

    21 Feb 2007

    Australia’s first postgraduate degrees designed specifically for the Power Generation industry were launched on February 21 at Customs House by the Minister for Mines and Energy, The Honourable Geoff Wilson MP.

  • The University of Queensland confirmed as leading Australian research institution

    09 Nov 2005

    The strength and depth of research at The University of Queensland has again been confirmed with the University receiving almost $36 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) funding announced today (November 9).

  • UQ engineering students snare power industry bursaries

    03 Nov 2004

    Three University of Queensland first-year engineering students have each received $6000 power industry bursaries to assist them with their studies.

  • Power system security under the spotlight at major conference

    24 Aug 2004

    Power system security will be the topic under the spotlight at the Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC ‘04).

  • UQ team develops test kit for health and longevity of high-voltage transformers

    24 May 1999

    A computerised test kit for high-voltage transformers developed by University of Queensland researchers will save companies and taxpayers millions of dollars as equipment can be serviced to extend its life or replaced before failing.