Research-industry collaborator

Professor Sally McArthur FTSE

Sally McArthur

Professor Sally McArthur FTSE

Professor Sally McArthur is a leading biomedical engineer, passionate about using engineering principles to improve human wellbeing. She excels at applying fundamental research to the design of innovative
new products.

At CSIRO, she was a member of the team that developed extended wear contact lenses, an innovation that gained substantial market share and significant royalties when licensed to Ciba Vision.

Today, she oversees world-class collaborations between research and industry, delivering complex solutions across advanced materials, industrial automation and robotics, advanced manufacturing, design and data science, to help secure Australia’s industrial future.

She is an enthusiastic mentor to Australia’s next generation of STEM leaders.

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Biomedical engineering

ATSE Division

Role and organisation (at time of election)
Director, Manufacturing Futures Research Institute
Swinburne University of Technology 

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Professor Sally McArthur was elected a Fellow of the Academy in 2021.

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