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.


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.

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

Latest News


Five win Clunies Ross Awards

Five leading Australian science innovators win a Clunies Ross Award in Brisbane


National Innovation Agency needed

Professor Brian Schmidt, 2011 Nobel Prize winner, has called for the establishment of a national innovation agency


Time to use our stormwater

ATSE says Australia is drastically underusing its stormwater

Fellows Spotlight


Fellows among Clunies Ross winners

ATSE Fellows Cathy Foley and Jim Patrick were among five scientists who received Clunies Ross Awards in Brisbane


Four Fellows join Academy of Science

Dr Ziggy Switkowski AO FAA FTSE is one of four Fellows to join the Academy of Science, along with Professors Helene Marsh FAA FTSE, Michael McLaughlin AM FAA FTSE and San Thang FAA FTSE

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