Fellows awarded Queens Birthday honours

June 10 2020

Six Fellows of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering have been named in the 2020 Queens Birthday honours announced by The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC.

Academy President Professor Hugh Bradlow FTSE said:

“These honours recognise extraordinary leaders in applied science, technology and engineering whose contributions have shown how technology can make a significant contribution to Australian society.”

“Our Fellows were among 933 exceptional Australians to be honoured.”

“On behalf of the Academy, I offer you all my deepest congratulations. We are proud of you.”

 

ORDER OF AUSTRALIA

Officer (AO) in the general division

Dr Catherine Foley AO PSM FTSE
Dr Catherine Foley AO PSM FTSE

Chief Scientist, CSIRO

For recognition distinguished service to research science, to the advancement of women in physics, and to professional scientific organisations.

Ms Denise Goldsworthy AO FTSE
Ms Denise Goldsworthy AO FTSE

Managing Director Alternate Futures Pty Ltd

For distinguished service to business, particularly to technological innovation and research in the mining and manufacturing sectors.

ORDER OF AUSTRALIA

Member (AM) in the general division

Professor Kaye Basford AM FTSE
Professor Kaye Basford AM FTSE

Head, School of Biomedical Sciences, UQ

For significant service to tertiary education, to the biomedical sciences, and to scientific academies.

Dr Jackie Craig AM FTSE
Dr Jackie Craig AM FTSE

Defence Researcher

For significant service to science and technology research in the defence capability field.

Dr Ian Sare AM FTSE
Dr Ian Sare AM FTSE

Senior Science Adviser Aadi Defence Pty Ltd

For significant service to science and technology, to research, and to national security.

Meritorious Award for the Public Service Medal

Dr Geoff Allan PSM
Dr Geoffrey Allan PSM

Deputy Director-General NSW Department of Primary Industries

For outstanding public service to New South Wales, and to aquaculture science.