IESL NSW Chapter Newsletter July 2018
1. Engineering Conference and Gala Nite 2018
The IESL NSW Chapter Engineering Convention 2018 and Gala Nite were successfully held on Friday June 8 and Saturday June 9 at the Engineers Australia Auditorium at Chatswood and the Hornsby RSL Club, respectively.
2. Engineering Convention 2018 – Your Feedback
As part of our continuous improvement process, we would like to receive your feedback on both engineering night and conference, which will help us further improve the quality of our service and allow us to focus on better customer satisfaction.
3. IESL NSW Chapter Upcoming Public Lecture on Wednesday 11th July 2018 by A/Prof Sarath Kodagoda
The theme of the second IESL NSW Chapter Public Lecture this year is on Robotics and will be delivered on Wednesday 11th July 2018 at the Engineers Australia Building in Chatswood by Associate Professor Sarath Kodagoda of University of Technology Sydney. The presentation will be commencing at 6.30 pm with one hours’ duration followed by a Q&A session.
4. IESL NSW Chapter Upcoming Industrial Visits 2017-18
This year’s industrial visit is scheduled to take place on Saturday 4 August to the NSW Rail Museum at Thirlmere. Located in the semi-rural town of Thirlmere approximately 90 kms south west of Sydney in the Wollondilly Shire, the museum was established in June 1976 to showcase the rich heritage of the history and development of railways in NSW.
5. Three Months Amnesty Period with Regard to Overdue Payment of IESL Subscriptions
The CEO/Executive Secretary of IESL has announced that a three months amnesty period ending on 31 August 2018 has been declared with regard to overdue payment of IESL subscriptions.
6. A Crystal Clear Solution
In January 2018, the student-led project Impact Engineers completed their first in-country recce to install a clean water facility in rural Sri Lanka. Their vision is to ‘Create a portfolio of community-driven projects that enrich humanity’
7. Distinguished Professor Buddhima Indraratna to Head New Rail Training Centre
University of Wollongong Distinguished Professor Buddhima Indraratna FTSE will head the new ARC Training Centre for Advanced Technologies in Rail Track Infrastructure, announced by the Australian Research Council.
8. Simulating Long Waves in a Coffs Harbour 3D Physical Model Using Short Wave Spectra
Waves offshore of Coffs Harbor at 80m depth have been recorded by MHL for a period of over 30 years. Long waves have been simultaneously measured in the harbor over a period of a decade. This data enabled the model to be verified on two dates (4/6/12, 5/9/14) when high long wave was recorded in the boat ramp harbour under storm and non-storm conditions.