Thirteen Fellows and one staff member of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering have been named in the Queen’s Birthday honours list.
Academy President Professor Hugh Bradlow FTSE said: “On behalf of the entire Fellowship, I’d like to congratulate the 13 Fellows and one staff member who have been honoured.
“The awards reflect a deep commitment to applying science and technology to solving the complex problems facing Australia.
“They are also a tribute to many years of dedication to public service, whether in our universities and research organisations or in industry.
“The Academy is proud of all of you.”
Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)
Professor David Burke AC FTSE FAA (NSW)
University of Sydney
For eminent service to neurophysiology, to innovative treatments for spinal cord and brain trauma injuries, and to professional medical organisations.
Emeritus Professor Maree Smith AC FTSE (QLD)
University of Queensland
For eminent service to science through pioneering research and innovation in the treatment of neuropathic pain, to gender equity, and as a role model. She is a 2016 Clunies Ross winner.
Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
Professor Calum Drummond AO FTSE (Vic)
For distinguished service to chemistry and materials science research, to commercialisation initiatives, and as a mentor.
Mr Dale Elphinstone AO FTSE
For distinguished service to business, particularly to the resources and manufacturing sectors, and to the community of Tasmania.
Ms Kathryn Fagg AO FTSE (Vic)
For distinguished service to business and finance, to the central banking, logistics and manufacturing sectors, and to women.
Ms Susan Murphy AO FTSE (WA)
West Australian Treasury Corporation
For distinguished service to the natural resources sector in Western Australia, and to engineering.
Professor Michelle Simmons AO FTSE FAA (NSW)
University of New South Wales
For distinguished service to science education as a leader in quantum and atomic electronics, and as a role model.
Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
Distinguished Professor Shi Xue Dou AM FTSE (NSW)
University of Wollongong
For significant service to science education in the field of superconducting and electronic materials.
Ms Katherine Hirschfeld AM FTSE (QLD)
For significant service to engineering, to women, and to business.
Dr Ian MacLeod AM FTSE (WA)
Heritage Conservation Solutions
For significant service to the museum and galleries sector.
Dr Mark Toner AM FTSE (Vic)
For significant service to engineering and the technological sciences.
Dr Peter Tyree AM FTSE (NSW)
For significant service to engineering, and to education.
Professor Yi-Min Xie AM FTSE (Vic)
For significant service to higher education, and to civil engineering.
Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea AM
For significant service to women in STEMM as an advocate and role model. Dr Evans-Galea is the Executive Director of IMNIS and an APPLIED staff member.