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Bronwyn Fox wins a research leadership award

December 11 2018

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Photo: Eamon Gallagher via Swinburne University of Technology

Professor Bronwyn Fox, has been awarded the 2018 GCMM Research Leadership Award at the 14th Global Congress on Manufacturing and Management (GCMM).

The award recognises Professor Fox’s work as an industry leader with more than two decades’ experience in composites and advanced manufacturing.

Professor Fox said she is delighted to be acknowledged for the research she is leading.

“It is an enormous honour and I’m thrilled to see manufacturing celebrated in this way. It’s also a great outcome for Swinburne, recognising our strong, university-wide Industry 4.0 strategy, encompassing everything from Industry 4.0 apprenticeships, through to small-medium-enterprise training and research in collaboration with our global partners,” she said.

GCMM 2018 Conference Chair and Academy Fellow Professor John Bell said Professor Fox’s laudable achievements and exceptional leadership in manufacturing make her a well-deserved winner.

“The GCMM Board and the Organising Committee of GCMM 2018 is pleased to grant Professor Fox this award for her outstanding research innovation in manufacturing,” Professor Bell said.

Professor Fox is the Director of the Manufacturing Futures Research Institute at Swinburne University of Technology.