Professor Iain Reid

Professor Iain Reid
 Position Professor
 Org Unit Physics
 Telephone +61 8 8313 6301
 Location Floor/Room 2 ,  Oliphant ,   North Terrace
  • 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 National 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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