The 41st Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture
May 14, 2015
from 01:45 PM to 07:15 PM
|Where||Department of Engineering Science|
|Contact Name||Eva Williams|
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Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte FRS
Hugh Durrant-Whyte is a Professor and ARC Federation Fellow at the University of Sydney. From 2010-2015 he was CEO of National ICT Australia (NICTA). From 1995-2010 he was Director of the National Centre of Excellence for Autonomous Systems and of the Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR) at the University of Sydney. From 1986-1995 he was a University Lecturer in Engineering Science at the University of Oxford.
Professor Durrant-Whyte has published over 350 research papers and founded four successful start-up companies. He has won numerous awards and prizes for his work, including being named the 2008 Professional Engineer of the Year by the Institute of Engineers Australia and the 2010 New South Wales State Scientist of the Year. Professor Durrant-Whyte is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (FIEEE), a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA), and a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS).
Programme for the event
Theincludes the 41st Maurice Lubbock Memorial lecture - "Rise of the Machines". The day will also include two mini-lectures: “Splashing, sloshing and stealth - offshore hydrodynamics writ large” and “Development of the UK’s fastest wind tunnel – a UK/Australia endeavour”; there will also be exhibitions on projects being undertaken by final-year undergraduates and on robotics research.
To register for this event ...
Guests wishing to attend are asked to register via https://lubbock2015.eventbrite.co.uk by Monday, 27th April.
Please note: seats are subject to availability and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.