The Robert and Maude Gledden Senior Visiting Fellows 2019

The Gledden Visiting Fellowships are part of the estate bequeathed to the University by the late Robert John Gledden to promote and encourage education and research at the University in the disciplines of applied science, more particularly relating to surveying, engineering, mining or cognate subjects.  

Fellowships are awarded to enable researchers who are capable of making a significant contribution to the research effort of the University to undertake a period of collaborative research with a UWA host.

Ten fellowships were awarded for 2019. The recipients are:


Susana Bernal Berenguer, Ramon y Cajal Researcher, Spanish Research Council in Blanes (CEAB-CSIC).
UWA Host: Professor Carolyn Oldham, Department of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering

Jon Blundy, Professor of Petrology, University of Bristol
UWA Host: Associate Professor Marco Fiorentini, Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET), School of Earth Sciences


Manuel Chica Serrano, Ramon y Cajal Researcher, University of Granada
UWA Host: Associate Professor Mark Reynolds, School of Physics, Maths and Computing


Kiyoyuki Chinzei, Deputy Director, Health Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
UWA Host: Winthrop Professor Karol Miller, Director of Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory


Lijun Deng, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta
UWA Host: Professor Phil Watson, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems


Thian Yew Gan, Professor and Research Ambassador, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta
UWA Host: Professor Carolyn Oldham, Department of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering


Jeffrey Gordon, Department of Solar Energy & Environmental Physics, Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
UWA Host: Professor Hui Tong Chua, Chemical Engineering


Chris Hawkesworth, School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol
UWA Host:  Dr Tony Kemp, School of Earth Sciences


Chulmin Joo, Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University
UWA Host: Professor Barry Cense, OBEL, EECE, School of Engineering


Mehdi Shadaram, Briscoe Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Associate Dean of Engineering and founding Director of the Center for Excellence in Engineering Education at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).
UWA Host: Professor Roberto Togneri, Head of Department, Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering