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2014 academic promotions announced

16 July 2014

Congratulations to our new academic, research and teaching fellow promotions. Those recognised for their achievements in the faculty, including developing new medications,  more efficient computer memory, carbon-efficient concrete, and most importantly developing the next generation of engineers, are:

New Professors

Name Department Promotion to
Dr Suzanne Farid Department of Biochemical Engineering Professor of Bioprocess Systems Engineering
Dr Nicolas Szita Department of Biochemical Engineering Professor of Bioprocess Microfluidics
Dr Ajoy Velayudhan Department of Biochemical Engineering Professor of Bioprocessing and Biomanufacturing
Dr Paola Lettieri Department of Chemical Engineering Professor of Chemical Engineering
Dr Eva Sorensen Department of Chemical Engineering Professor of Chemical Engineering
Dr Dina D’Ayala Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering Professor of Structural Engineering
Dr Brad Karp Department of Computer Science Professor of Computer Systems and Networks
Dr Niloy Mitra Department of Computer Science Professor of Geometry Processing
Dr Tony Kenyon Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering Professor of Nanoelectronic & Nanophotonic Materials
Dr Adam Gibson Department of Medical Physics & Biomedical engineering Professor of Medical Physics

New Readers

Name Department Promotion to
Dr Junwang Tang Department of Chemical Engineering Reader in Energy
Dr Yun Bai Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering Reader in Materials
Dr Lewis Griffin Department of Computer Science Reader in Computational Vision
Dr Fernando Brandao Department of Computer Science Reader in Quantum Information Science
Dr Simon Julier Department of Computer Science Reader in Situation Awareness Systems
Dr Simone Severini Department of Computer Science Reader in Physics of Information
Dr Anibal Fernandez Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering Reader in Electrical Engineering
Dr Suwan Jayasinghe Department of Mechanical Engineering Reader in Bioengineering
Dr Dean Barratt Department of Medical Physics & Biomedical engineering Reader in Medical Image Computing

New Senior Lecturers

Name Department Promotion to
Dr Ivan Wall Department of Biochemical Engineering Senior Lecturer
Dr Paul Shearing Department of Chemical Engineering Senior Lecturer
Dr Helen Cheng Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering Senior Lecturer
Dr Taku Fujiyama Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering Senior Lecturer
Dr James Brotherston Department of Computer Science Senior Lecturer
Dr Kevin Bryson Department of Computer Science Senior Lecturer
Dr Sebastian Riedel Department of Computer Science Senior Lecturer
Dr Kenneth Tong Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering Senior Lecturer
Dr Ramanarayanan Balachandran Department of Mechanical Engineering Senior Lecturer
Dr Vanessa Diaz Department of Mechanical Engineering Senior Lecturer
Dr Adam Wojcik Department of Mechanical Engineering Senior Lecturer

New Principal Research Associate

Name Department Promotion to
Dr William Langdon CREST Principal Research Associate

New Principal Teaching Fellows

Name Department Promotion to
Mr Bryan Cahill Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering Principal Teaching Fellow
Ms Liz Jones Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering Principal Teaching Fellow

We are very proud of what they have done for the Faculty, and the wider engineering community, so far, and look forward to seeing what they will achieve in their new roles.

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