Professor Melinda Hodkiewicz
Started at UWA: 1998
Highly awarded asset management leader
My passion is to work with others to solve interesting problems and develop innovative ways to do things differently, cheaper and faster.
Professor Melinda Hodkiewicz
Professor Melinda Hodkiewicz has impressive experience in both industry and academia. Completing a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in Metallurgy and Science of Materials at Oxford University in the 1980s, Professor Hodkiewicz began her career in the mining sector.
After working in operations and maintenance roles in both the US and Australia, Professor Hodkiewicz joined UWA in 2005 after completing her PhD, but has kept close ties to her industry contacts.
Professor Hodkiewicz was Australia’s nominated representative on the ISO 55000 Asset Management System Standard committee between 2010 and 2014. In 2016, she was awarded the MESA Medal, a lifetime award for services to the Asset Management community.
In 2015, Professor Hodkiewicz became the BHP Billiton Fellow for Engineering for Remote Operations at UWA. In 2016, she was appointed to the METS Ignited Advisory Council, and the following year she joined the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority Advisory Board. In 2018, Professor Hodkiewicz was awarded a Visiting Fellowship at the Alan Turing Institute in London with the Data Centric Engineering group to work on the ‘Siri for Maintenance’ project.
Her other research projects include ‘Maintainer of the Future’, ‘Prognostics validation’ and various MEMs-IOT and startups supporting student-led projects through the UWA System Health Lab. Professor Hodkiewicz is known for teaching award-winning Open and In-company programs in Asset Management for Government and Industry.
Alan Turing Institute Visiting Fellowship, 2018
Finalist UWA IQ Award, 2018
MESA Medal, 2016
BHP Fellowship for Engineering for Remote Operations, 2015
Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics Individual Teaching Award, 2014
World-leading engineer elected to National Academy
Professor Melinda Hodkiewicz is one of 25 Australian leaders in science, technology and engineering to be elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering this year.Read more
UWA Professor Awarded for Lifetime Service
One of the world’s leading engineering asset management experts, Professor Melinda Hodkiewicz, has been recognised for a lifetime of service to asset management by the Australian peak body.Read more
New BHP Billiton Research Fellow in Engineering for Remote Operations
Engineering asset management expert, Professor Melinda Hodkiewicz, has been appointed the new BHP Billiton Research Fellow in Engineering for Remote Operations (ERO) at The University of Western Australia.Read more
METS Ignited, UWA Facilities Management, CORE Innovation, Living Lab@UWA
Shell, Lloyds Register, Australian Research Council, Woodside Energy and Bureau Veritas Marine, ARC ITRH for Offshore Floating Facilities
BHP, Artificial Intelligence for use in Logistics Automated Systems
Rio Tinto, Linking maintenance practices to business outcomes
CRC Mining ‘Maintainer of the Future’
Team EMS takes home the Innovator Award at Unearthed
Unearthed was bursting with creativity and innovation over the weekend as The University of Western Australia’s Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (EMS) team took out the Young Innovator Award at Perth’s fourth mining based hackathon.Read more
UWA winning solutions at mining hackathon
Mentored by Professor Melinda Hodkiewicz, a team of undergraduate students from The University of Western Australia won first prize at the Unearthed 54-hour hackathon event held at Perth's Spacecubed in March 2015 to support innovation in the mining industry.Read more
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