Distinguished Professor Adrian Mouritz FTSE
Executive Dean of Engineering, RMIT University (VIC)
Distinguished Professor Adrian Mouritz performs research into fibre-reinforced polymer composites and other engineering materials used in aircraft.
He has performed research which has led to significant discoveries on various topics associated with composite materials, including their mechanical, fracture and fatigue properties; impact and explosive blast properties; fire structural properties; non-destructive inspection and smart health monitoring; and damage tolerance using through-thickness reinforcement.
He has published more than 200 research articles on composites, including three books, three edited books, 20 book chapters, more than 230 journal papers and several patents.
Distinguished Professor Mouritz has received more than $18 million in research funds over the past 10 years from various sources, including the Australian Research Council, the United States Office of Naval Research, Boeing Company, Ford and the Composites CRC.