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23 October 2019

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Vice Chancellor of the University of South Australia, Professor David Lloyd

Vice Chancellor of the University of South Australia, Professor David Lloyd has been named a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

A Fellowship organisation, the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering comprises women and men elected in a highly competitive, peer-review process based on their expertise, leadership and experience in applying science, technology and engineering to solve the big issues facing Australia nation in a fast-changing world.

Announcing his appointment, the Academy noted Prof Lloyd is “a prominent and influential leader and industry collaborator in technology and education and has greatly advanced the standing of the University of South Australia as its Vice-Chancellor and President”.

It also cites Prof Lloyd’s ongoing contribution to the promotion of science and technology through his leadership at UniSA, his membership pf the South Australian Economic Development Board from 2014-18, his service as former Chair of the Australian Technology Network and now on the board of Universities Australia.

Prof Lloyd says he is honoured to join such an influential Academy and one dedicated to the power of technology and engineering to transform lives and build better societies.

“I am grateful for the appointment and delighted to become part of a highly talented Fellowship of more than 900 researchers and leaders who share a passion for the power of science.”

Welcoming the new Fellows, Academy President, Professor Hugh Bradlow says they were a remarkable and talented group, who will contribute to helping the Academy fulfil its mission.

“We bring together Australia’s leading experts in applied science, technology and engineering to provide impartial, practical and evidence-based advice to enable Australia to maintain its position as a leading technology economy,” Prof Bradlow says.

 UniSA media contact: Michèle Nardelli phone: +61 418 823 673 or +61 8 8302 0966 email: michele.nardelli@unisa.edu.au

 

 

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