The Academy recognises the achievements of its Fellows in various ways – importantly by acclaiming their success publicly. These achievements are varied – from honours and awards at national and state level to industry and peer acclaim – but emphasise the integrity, skills, experience and impact of our Fellows.
The Queensland University of Technology agriculture biotechnologist was recognised for his life-saving work.
Professor Raper is the third Academy Fellow in consecutive years to be awarded.
University of Queensland’s Research and Computing Centre (RCC) won for its latest high-performance computer.
Professor Vertessy is now the Chair of the Advisory Committee on Social, Economic and Environmental Sciences.
The Pearcey Hall of Fame inducts three people each year from the ICT sector
The Blue Planet Prize is awarded to outstanding individuals or organisations whose work contributes to the global environment.
Mr Barry will join the International Federation of Consulting Engineers.
He won the Victoria Prize for Physical Sciences for his discoveries in renewable energy conversion.
Dr Poiner has previously chaired the Integrated Marine Observing System, and he was the CEO of the Australian Institute of Marine Science.
The physicist has been elected as a Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.
Professor Branka Vucetic and Professor Tony Weiss, both from the University of Sydney, were among the winners.
Half the world’s internet traffic passes through optical switches invented by the Finisar team.
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