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WA Student Water Prize Presentation Evening 2023

Icon of a calendar 5 Sep, 2023 - 5 Sep, 2023 | Small clock icon 5.00 - 8.00pm WST | Icon of a map pin GHD Office, 999 Hay Street, Perth WA 6000


Each year our WA Student Water Prize nominees present to industry, their nominated projects, as judging for the award takes place. We are now pleased to announce our 2023 SWP Nominees. Come along and hear about our 2023 Student's projects .    

We are pleased to advise this year's Student Nominees are as follows: 

  • Claire Doll, The University of Western Australia
         The economics of public open spaces under water scarcity

  • Javad Farahbakhsh, Edith Cowan University
         Antifouling properties of sulfobetaine zwitterion forward osmosis        membranes against protein foulants and microplastics

  • Bernard McCartan, The University of Western Australia
         Seawater Pumped Hydro in Western Australia

  • Ashley Granado, Curtin University of Technology
         Improving Biofiltration Treatment of Light-Greywater: The effect           of hydraulic loading rate on nature-based filtration efficiency

  • Fabian Scheffler, The University of Western Australia
         Electro-coagulation and ceramic membrane filtration for water             treatment and recovery

  • Tara Zirakbash, Murdoch University
         Determination of Maximum Groundwater Level

  • Maira Alvi, The University of Western Australia
         Deep Learning for Prognostics of Wastewater Treatment Facilities

  • Hossein Alilou, The University of Western Australia
         Unraveling Hydroclimatic Non-Stationarity in S-W WA: A                 
         Comprehensive Framework for Understanding and Managing
         Water Resources in a Changing Climate

  • Kala Senathirajah, University of Newcastle
         Strategies to reduce, remove and build resilience to microplastics
         in the whole of water supply cycle

Event Details

Date Tuesday 5 September 2023
Time 5.00pm - 8.00pm WST
Venue GHD Boardroom
Address 999 Hay Street, Perth WA 6000
Dress Code Smart Casual 


This is a free event for AWA members and students. Canapes and light refreshments will be available. This is a no-alcohol event. Please select one of the options from below. If you wish to find out more about AWA's membership benefits, contact

Note: Registrations has now closed.


Thank you to our SWP Partner

Proudly supporting the WA Student Water Prize for 20 Years!
For further information contact
Kyllie Whitehead, Member Engagement Manager - WA & NT 
Tel: 02 9467 8420

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