Professor Ana Deletic FTSE has been appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of NSW, commencing in July. Professor Deletic is currently Associate Dean Research in the Faculty of Engineering at Monash University and Director of Monash Infrastructure.
Initially from Serbia, Professor Deletic undertook her PhD in Civil Engineering at the University of Aberdeen, before moving to Monash University in 2003 where, as Associate Dean Research for the Faculty of Engineering, she built an internationally recognised research team in urban water management.
Monash Infrastructure is an interdisciplinary research institute that works with industry and government to facilitate engagement with Monash University’s capabilities in infrastructure research.
Professor Deletic has played pivotal roles on several state, national and international advisory committees, supervised 38 PhD students, published more than 300 papers, raised more than $30 million in grants as chief investigator, and is currently the editor of the Water Research Journal.
She is also the only woman to receive the Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation (Physical Sciences) in its 18-year history.
Professor Deletic succeeds Professor Emma Johnston, who became UNSW Dean of Science at UNSW in May.
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