Enhancing Australia's Prosperity Through Technological Innovation


ATSE is an independent body of more than 800 Australian scientists and engineers seeking to enhance Australia’s prosperity through technological innovation.

Our aspirations and endeavours are explained here. We hope you enjoy learning about them

Our list of ATSE Fellows comprises some of the most influential names in technological sciences and engineering. They’re an important group of people – one that’s been responsible for a number of key technological advancements over the past 40 years.

ATSE is made up of some of Australia’s leading thinkers in technology and engineering. It’s an eclectic group, drawn from academia, government, industry and research, each with a single objective in mind – to apply technology in smart, strategic ways for our social, environmental and economic benefit.

Take a closer look at who we are and what we do, take a look at the Academy’s mission, history and people.


International Collaboration

Focus 190: Collaborating with the World: Sharing the knowledge for Australia's benefit

International collaboration ensures that the world’s best comes to us and our best goes to the world

Focus Magazine

Department of Education and Training: Draft National Strategy for International Education

ATSE’s main objective for the proposed draft Strategy is for the continued successful operation of international education in higher education

Natural Resources

Inquiry into Stormwater Resource in Australia

Australia needs to link stormwater management strongly to urban planning processes to maximise the wider benefits of green stormwater infrastructure and technologies to Australian communities


Australia’s post-2020 UNFCCC emissions targets

As a large per-capita emitter, Australia will need to carefully consider how any eventual post 2020 target would be achieved, while minimising any impacts on the economy or Australia’s competitiveness

Industry & Innovation

Research Engagement for Australia: Measuring research engagement between universities and end users

This report focusses on developing metrics from existing data collections of Australian university research that can serve as indicators for research engagement, knowledge transfer and/or collaboration

Natural Resources

Focus 189: Australia's Liquid Asset: Meeting our water reform challenges

Water is our most essential substance, so we need to focus on optimising its use and stewardship

Focus Magazine
Health Technology

National Disability Insurance Agency - Towards Solutions for Assistive Technology

The Academy has identified that technologies can play a major role in reducing healthcare costs when they are socially accepted and widely adopted


ARENA’s future research and development priorities

ATSE believes that the proposed priority areas do address a key energy challenge for Australia.


Agricultural Competitiveness Green Paper

Australia’s agriculture and food sectors relies, more than ever, on strong and stable support for science, research and development, translated to economic impact through various extension mechanisms.

ATSE Unconventional Gas Conference, Sydney, 2015, register your interest

Nominations now open for the Batterham Medal

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Batterham Medal Awards open

ATSE calls for nominations for the 2015 Batterham Medal for an outstanding young engineer


International engagement essential

ATSE Focus calls for continued attention to our international engagement for economic benefit

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Fellows Spotlight


Fellow wins IEEE Award

ANU Professor Chennupati Jagadish has won the IEEE Photonics Society (IPS) 2015 Engineering Achievement Award


Three Fellows win honours

Professor John Boldeman AO FTSE, Mr Peter Cockbain AM FTSE and Dr Dianne Davidson AM FTSE were recognised in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours


Agriculture leader honoured in India

Professor Kadambot Siddique AM FTSE elected Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Agricultural Sciences

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