Mr Jason Willis

Mr Jason Willis

Research Associate

School of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)

Career Summary

Biography

Mr Willis graduated from The Newcastle University in 2019. He studied Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechatronics). Throughout his undergraduate career he has worked as a research assistant for the University and since graduating has been appointed as a Research Associate.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechatronics), University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Bulk Solids Handling
  • Dewatering
  • Engineering Design
  • FEA

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
401706 Numerical modelling and mechanical characterisation 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Research Associate University of Newcastle
School of Engineering
Australia
Research Associate University of Newcastle
School of Engineering
Australia
Casual Academic University of Newcastle
School of Engineering
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Conference (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2019 Robinson P, Williams K, Wheeler C, Guo J, Carr M, Bolan N, et al., 'From Pit to Port: Current Research into Materials Handling and Processing', Shanghai, China (2019)
Co-authors Craig Wheeler, Jie Guo, Nanthi Bolan, Peter W Robinson, Michael J Carr, Ken Williams
2019 Lavrinec A, Orozovic O, Willis J, Williams K, Jones M, 'Calibration of coupled CFD-DEM using a bench scale pseudo 2D single spout fluidised bed apparatus', 13th International Conference on Bulk Materials, Storage, Handling and Transportation (ICBMH 2019), Gold Coast, Australia (2019) [E1]
Co-authors Aleksej Lavrinec, Mark Jones, Ken Williams, Ognjen Orozovic

Patent (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2019 Wheeler C, Willis J, Ilic D, Holford GD, Clamp, System and Method for measuring Tension in a Conveyor Belt (2019)
Co-authors Craig Wheeler, Dusan Ilic
2019 Wheeler C, Willis J, Ilic D, Holford GD, Apparatus, System and Method for Lifting a Conveyor Belt (2019)
Co-authors Dusan Ilic, Craig Wheeler

Report (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2018 Orozovic O, Willis J, 'Validation and Optimisation of the ShoulderMaster Operation and Design', Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, 39 (2018)
Co-authors Ognjen Orozovic
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 5
Total funding $487,085

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20211 grants / $7,000

Bench scale Characterisation of Mineral Filtration$7,000

Funding body: Jord International Pty Limited

Funding body Jord International Pty Limited
Project Team Doctor Peter Robinson, Professor Craig Wheeler, Professor Kenneth Williams, Mr Jason Willis
Scheme Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2021
Funding Finish 2022
GNo G2101019
Type Of Funding C3100 – Aust For Profit
Category 3100
UON Y

20203 grants / $450,550

Tailings to Topsoil - ACARP Component$350,000

Funding body: Australian Coal Research Limited

Funding body Australian Coal Research Limited
Project Team Professor Kenneth Williams, Doctor Peter Robinson, Professor Nanthi Bolan, Doctor Raja Dharmarajan, Mr Jason Willis, Dr Lukas Van Zwieten
Scheme Australian Coal Association Research Program (ACARP)
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2020
Funding Finish 2021
GNo G2000710
Type Of Funding C1700 - Aust Competitive - Other
Category 1700
UON Y

Development of a “smart” monitoring safety system for a conveyor belt lifting technology.$50,550

Funding body: APM Engineering Pty Ltd

Funding body APM Engineering Pty Ltd
Project Team Professor Craig Wheeler, Doctor Dusan Ilic, Doctor Jiahe Shen, Mr Jason Willis, Doctor Michael Carr
Scheme Entrepreneurs' Programme: Innovation Connections
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2020
Funding Finish 2020
GNo G1901574
Type Of Funding C3100 – Aust For Profit
Category 3100
UON Y

Development of a “smart” monitoring safety system for a conveyor belt lifting technology.$50,000

Funding body: Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Funding body Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Project Team Professor Craig Wheeler, Doctor Dusan Ilic, Doctor Jiahe Shen, Mr Jason Willis, Doctor Michael Carr, Doctor David Bradney
Scheme Entrepreneurs' Programme: Innovation Connections
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2020
Funding Finish 2020
GNo G2000257
Type Of Funding C2200 - Aust Commonwealth – Other
Category 2200
UON Y

1 grants / $29,535

Product Development Support for Commercialisation of belt Lifter and Clamps$29,535

Funding body: TS Global

Funding body TS Global
Project Team Doctor Dusan Ilic, Professor Craig Wheeler, Mr Jason Willis
Scheme Tech Voucher
Role Investigator
Funding Start
Funding Finish
GNo G1900377
Type Of Funding C3100 – Aust For Profit
Category 3100
UON Y
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Mr Jason Willis

Positions

Research Associate
CBSPT
School of Engineering
College of Engineering, Science and Environment

Casual Academic
CBSPT
School of Engineering
College of Engineering, Science and Environment

Focus area

Mechanical Engineering

Contact Details

Email jason.willis@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4033 9264
Mobile 0401554214

Office

Room Level 7 A712
Building NIER
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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