Technology and Society Magazine Editor-in-Chief Katina Michael has been recognized with The Brian M. O’Connell SSIT Distinguished Service Award at ISTAS 2017 in Sydney.
Prof Buddhima Indraratna will receive the prestigious Louis Menard Award from the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) for his contributions to the field of Ground Improvement. He will receive the award and deliver the 4th Louis Menard Memorial Lecture in mid-2017 in Seoul at the 19th ISSMGE conference, which is held every 4 years in a different City/Country, and is attended by over 1500 participants.
I am pleased to announce that IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, a publication of the IEEE SSIT Society, was the winner in the Redesign -- Association / Non-Profit (B-to-B) - Redesign - Less than 6 Issues [Ozzies] category in the 2015 Folio Awards. The new design, shown below, was launched with the March 2015 issue. The redesign was created by Gail Schnitzer and Janet Dudar based on design input from EIC Katina Michael and Managing Editor Terri Bookman. Jessica Barrague is the staff editor for the magazine.
Prof. Brian Cullis is a recipient of the 2015 IBS-AR ALF [E A (Alf) Cornish] award, which was initiated in 2011 to recognise Australasian Region members who have made substantial and sustained contributions to both Biometrics and the International Biometric Society.
In his congratulatory email, the President of the Australasian Region Biometrics Society, Dr. Ross Darnell, acknowledged that Brian's "contribution to delivering impact to industry with respect to the use of biometry and service to the Society has been outstanding".
We recently celebrated Buddhima's award from RTSA (The Railway Technical Society of Australasia) for his outstanding contribution to Australian Railway Engineering. The Hon. Andrew Constance, Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, presented the award to Buddhima at the RTSA Annual Dinner at the NSW Parliament House. You can see Buddhima's group of support at the award ceremony below (also supported Buddhima but not in this photo were his wife Manori, Prof Chris Cook and Prof Tim Marchant). Providing additional support to the "heavy metal" award is our long-time supporter from the Railway Industry Mr David Christie. Please follow this UOW weblink to the full story https://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW203883.html
I am delighted to confirm that DMTC has won the National Innovation Award for our Tandem Gas Metal Arc Welding activities with Forgacs, UoW, ANSTO and DST-Group. The award was presented yesterday afternoon at the Pacific 2015 Maritime Exposition in Sydney.
A terrific result and further acknowledgement of the value our work is delivering, and the recognition it is gaining in this important forum.