Three University of Adelaide academics - Associate Professor Michelle McArthur (Faculty of SET), Dr Walter Barbieri (Faculty of ABLE) and Dr Thomas Wanner (Faculty of ABLE) - have been named as top teachers in the 2023 Australian Awards for University Teaching. More information.
Dr. Sarah Scholten has received the Emerging Leader's Commendation at the 2024 Inspiring South Australian Women’s Awards. Recognised for outstanding contributions to the community through groundbreaking research at the University, her work pushes precision measurement boundaries using light.
Ten outstanding students delivered 3-minute presentations in the Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing’s annual showcase. Jarred Scaffidi-Muta won the People's Choice Tanya Monro Presentation Award, and Ané Kritzinger earned the Merry Wickes Transdisciplinary Award. The competition was an opportunity for the community to support and celebrate talent and groundbreaking research.
Adjunct Professor with the University of Adelaide's Institute of Sustainability, Energy and Resources (ISER), Henrik Stiesdal, along with Andrew Garrad CBE have been awarded the 2024 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering for their achievements in wind power. The prestigious award celebrates 'groundbreaking engineering innovation which is of global benefit to humanity'.
Professor Simon Lucey, Director of the Australian Institute for Machine Learning has been appointed to the Artificial Intelligence Expert Group which will provide advice to the Department of Industry, Science and Resources.
Congratulations to Dr Ania Kotarba (School of Humanities), Dr Jacinta Holloway-Brown (School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences), Dr Aysegul Birand (School of Biological Sciences), Dr Bing Wang (Adelaide Medical School), Dr Alyssa Sawyer (School of Psychology), Dr Anna Szorenyi, (School of Social Sciences), Dr Eleanor Parker (Adelaide Dental School), Dr Megan Shelden (School of Agriculture, Food & Wine) and Dr Michaela Estelle Okninski (Adelaide Law School) who are recipients of the Barbara Kidman Women's Fellowships.
Associate Professor Beth Loveys has been awarded an Executive Dean's Staff Award for Student-Led Teaching. Beth Loveys is highly regarded for her development and leadership innovative practice. Read Associate Professor Loveys' Celebrating our Colleagues interview.
Members of the Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS) have been recognised with awards from ANZOS. Dr Sarah Scholten is the recipient of the Geoff Opat Early Career Researcher Prize, Dr Chris Perrella was awarded the Mid-Career Prize, and the Rubidium Optical Clock Team received the John Love Award for recognise substantial achievement in the translation of optical research and/or innovation towards industrial applications and commercialisation.