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Thursday, September 20, 2018

University Of Melbourne News

Douglas-Westwood Opens in Singapore

Leading international energy business advisors Douglas-Westwood today opened a new office in Singapore. Located at 1 Fullerton in Singaporeā€™s central business district, the new facility will manage the Douglas-Westwood groupā€™s Advisory and Research business across the Asia Pacific region. Group CEO Andrew Reid said ā€œEstablishing in Singapore is core to our continued internationalisation strategy and provides our organisation with a global presence, building on the investment in expanding our European and North American offices in previous years.

ARENA opens $20 m R&D round for industry-partnered projects

ARENA CEO  Ivor Frischknecht

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced up to $20 million for a new research and development (R&D) round dedicated to industry-partnered projects that seek to develop and commercialise renewable energy technologies. ARENA CEO Ivor Frischknecht was joined by founder of Suntech Power Dr Zhengrong Shi to officially open the new funding round at an event held at RMIT University in Melbourne. ā€œI am pleased to announce up to $20 million for our second R&D round through ARENAā€™s Research & Development Programme,ā€ Mr Frischknecht said.

New Vice Presidents at Caterpillar

Following the previous announcement regarding two group presidentsā€™ retirements and new responsibilities for another group president, Caterpillar Inc. today announced related changes at the vice president level, including the retirement of Vice President Steve Gosselin. After more than 35 years of outstanding service with the company, Steve Gosselin, 56, vice president with responsibility for the Customer Services Support Division, has elected to retire. Gosselinā€™s retirement will be effective February 1, 2015. ā€œMuch of Steveā€™s career has been spent in marketing and product support roles, and in his most recent position, he has provided critical leadership in strengthening and aggressively growing Caterpillarā€™s aftermarket parts and product support businessā€¦

Vice Presidents Rejig at Caterpillar Inc

Following the previous announcement regarding two group presidentsā€™ retirements and new responsibilities for another group president, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced related changes at the vice president level, including the retirement of Vice President Steve Gosselin. After more than 35 years of outstanding service with the company, Steve Gosselin, 56, vice president with responsibility for the Customer Services Support Division, has elected to retire. Gosselinā€™s retirement will be effective February 1, 2015. ā€œMuch of Steveā€™s career has been spent in marketing and product support roles, and in his most recent position, he has provided critical leadership in strengthening and aggressively growing Caterpillarā€™s aftermarket parts and product support businessā€¦

New Research Will Aid Naval Planners

The Office of Naval Research Global (ONR Global) announced Jan. 30 a grant to the University of Melbourne that will provide new insights into ocean conditions-crucial information for Navy planners involved in tactical and strategic decision-making. The project is intended to improve understanding of conditions in the Indian Ocean, including validating satellite data on salinity, or salt, levels. Confirming satellite findings with actual field-level research is an area scientists have deemed essential to improving the Navy's oceanographic models. The research is in collaboration with Kenyan and Indian scientific organizations. "The major goal of this kind of research is to be able to provide the best information possible on the environmentalā€¦

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