Professor Iain Reid

Professor Iain Reid
  • Biography/ Background

    University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia 

    Executive Dean, Roseworthy Campus, Office of the VC&P, 2012-2015
    Deputy Director, Adelaide Radar Research Centre, 2010—Present
    Professor / Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer, Physics, 1988 – Present
    Acting Executive Dean, School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences, Office of VC&P, 2011
    Dean, Postgraduate Coursework, Office of the DVC & VP(A), 2009--12
    Academic Director, Singapore, Office of the DVC & VP(A), 2009--12
    Head (Acting), School of Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Science, 2007--8
    Executive Dean (Acting), Faculty of Sciences, 2006 (start April to end August)
    Deputy Executive Dean, Faculty of Sciences, 2004--6
    Head (Acting ), School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, Faculty of Sciences, 2005--6
    Head (Acting), School of Chemistry and Physics, Faculty of Sciences, 2003--4
    Associate Dean for Commercialization, Faculty of Science, 2001--2
    Title was “Associate Dean for Agriculture” 
    Max Planck Institute for Aeronomy, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany
    Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, 1985--8
    University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Post-Doctoral Fellow, Institute of Space & Atmospheric Studies, 1984--5
    Mathematics Lecturer (Sessional), Department of Mathematics & Statistics, 1984--5
    Director, Roseworthy Piggery Pty Ltd, ACN 64 117 690 687, 2012 -- present
    Director, Ngee Ann Adelaide Education Centre Pte Ltd (Singapore), 2009 –12
    Executive Director & Chairman, ATRAD Group (Atmospheric Radar Technologies Pty Ltd, ACN 17 111 962 086; ATRAD Pty Ltd, ACN 72 112 121 801; Atmospheric Radar Systems Pty Ltd, ACN 068 909 740), 2004 – Present
    Director, Provisor Pty Ltd, ABN 41 101 149 482, 2005 –8
    Director, Australian Grain Technologies Pty Ltd, ACN 65 100 269 930, 2005 –8
    Managing Director / Executive Director, Atmospheric Radar Systems Pty Ltd, ACN 068 909 740, 1995 – 2004
    Director, Himmel Pty Ltd, ABN 64 066 829 114, 1994 – Present
    Principal, Adelaide Radar Systems (Luminis Pty Ltd), 1993 -5
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    Australian Army Reserve, 1980–84; Commissioned March 1983; Australian Defence Medal
    Junior Laboratory Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, Adelaide University, 1974 -5


  • Qualifications

    D.Sc., Physics, “Radar and optical studies of the upper atmosphere”, 2008, Adelaide University
    Ph.D., Physics, “Radar studies of atmospheric gravity waves”, 1985, Adelaide University
    B.Sc. Honours (First), Physics, 1979, Adelaide University
    B.Sc., 1978, Adelaide University

  • Research Interests

  • Professional Associations

    Fellow, Australian Institute of Physics (AIP), 1989
    Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, 2006
    Fellow, Institute of Physics (UK), 2011

  • Professional Interests

    Member, Australian Institute of Physics Committee on Space Science, 2012 – present
    IntReader, Australian Research Council, 2006 – present
    Member, International Steering Committee for the Workshop on Scientific & Technical Aspects MST Radar, 2003 – present
    Scientific Discipline Representative (Australia), SCOSTEP, 2004 – 2011

  • Media Expertise

    CategoriesScience & Technology
    ExpertiseAtmospheric Physics
    Atmospheric Radar

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Entry last updated: Tuesday, 7 Feb 2023