Total ARC funding awarded to UOW researchers under the Linkage Projects Scheme was $2.13 million for 6 projects. This ARC funding is augmented by cash and in-kind contributions totalling $3.51 million from Partner Organisations who will be involved in these projects. The UOW success rate of 33.3% was well above the national success rate of 31.1 %.
UOW performed particularly well in materials science, information sciences, engineering and biological sciences.
Congratulations to the following UOW researchers and their Partner Organisations (collaborators are not listed due to space):
Professor Shi Xue Dou, Dr Wenping Sun, Dr Khay See, Dr Xun Xu: $360,000 - Development of the next generation battery storage system for smart grid
Associate Professor Haiping Du, Professor Weihua Li: $365,000 - Comfort and Ergonomics: innovative seating solution for commercial vehicles
Professor Buddhima Indraratna, Associate Professor Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Dr Ana Heitor: $590,000 - Performance of granular matrix under heavy haul cyclic loading
Associate Professor Christian Ritz, Professor Farzad Safaei: $197,048 - Cancelling neighbouring voices for enhanced audio-visual collaboration
Associate Professor Jiazhao Wang, Professor Hua Liu, Professor Zai Guo, Dr Konstantin Konstantinov and Dr Shulei Chou: $210,152 - Development of novel safe Lithium metal-free sulphur batteries
Professor Gordon Wallace and Dr Stephen Beirne who are co-investigators on the ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre in Additive Biomanufacturing awarded to QUT, being led by Professor Dietmar Hutmacher.
Details of successful grants can be found on our website at: http://www.uow.edu.au/research/rso/grants/outcomes/UOW009304.html