Awards for Excellence 2012 announced
The 2012 DMTC Awards for Excellence were presented to a number of deserving recipients at the conclusion of this year’s DMTC Annual Technical Conference. The DMTC Awards for Excellence recognise significant contributions made by individuals and teams that have resulted in successful outcomes for DMTC and its partners. DMTC would like to congratulate the following 2012 award recipients for their outstanding contributions this year:
Industry Partnership Award
This award recognises researchers whose efforts have significantly contributed to the capability of a DMTC Industry Participant.
Awarded to: Qianchu Liu – DSTO
Early Career Award
This award recognises the contribution of early career technical officers, engineers and scientists to DMTC projects, rewarding ‘above and beyond’ efforts.
Awarded to: James Whiteford – BAE Systems, Amir Galehdar – RMIT University and Stuart Thomas – VCAMM.
Research Collaboration Award
This award recognises the individual who embodies the spirit of collaboration that is integral to DMTC’s strategic intent.
Awarded to: Steve Dowey – Sutton Tools
Best Presentation Award
This award is presented to the person who delivers the best presentation at the technical conference.
Awarded to: Carolina Tallon – The University of Melbourne
Capability Improvement Award
This award recognises the project team who achieves a significant improvement in technical capability in the area of materials and/or manufacturing technology.
Awarded to: Project 2.4 Team
Zengxi (Stephen) Pan (Project Leader) – The University of Wollongong
John Norrish – The University of Wollongong
Chris Cook – The University of Wollongong
Nathan Larkin – The University of Wollongong
Cory Hamelin – Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
Warwick Payten – Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
Lyndon Edwards – Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
Zoran Sterjovski – Defence Science and Technology Organisation
Joe Donato – Defence Science and Technology Organisation
Robert Phillips – Defence Science and Technology Organisation
Darren Lang – Forgacs Engineering