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Prof

Robin Batterham

Chair, Kernot Professor Of Engineering
technology
science & technology
engineering
engineering, chemical
physical sciences
mining & mineral processing
mineralogy
sustainability
mining
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Prof

Robin Batterham

 
Division
Engineering
 
Primary Interest
Aluminium Production
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Prof

Robin Batterham

 

Professor Robin Batterham joined the Melbourne School of Engineering as Kernot Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in 2010.He has wide interests including reducing emissions through soil sequestration, application of mesoscience to mining, dewatering of tailings and elimination of tailings through in place leaching.He is past President of the Academy of Technology and Engineering (2007-2012), former Chief Scientist of Australia (1999-2005) and for over 20 years Global Head of Innovation (and other positions) in Rio Tinto. He has twice chaired the International Mineral Processing Congress, Chairs the selection panels for both the Australia India Strategic Research Fund and the Australia China Strategic Research Fund and chaired the International Energy Agency Expert Group on Science for Energy.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 73 most recent scholarly works by Robin Batterham.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2001

Officer of the Order of Australia


2010

Engineers Australia list of the 100 Most Influential Engineers for 2010

Engineers Australia

2010

Chair - Kernot medal for distinguished Engineering achievement

University of Melbourne

1969

To undertake postgraduate studies at the central research laboratories of ICI in the United Kingdom.

CSIRO

2004

Foreign Associate of The National Academy of Engineering (USA)


2000

FAA - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science


1988

FICHEME - Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers


1988

FIEAUST - Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Australia


1988

FTSE - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


President Of Atse

Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering

President Of (Icheme)

Institution of Chemical Engineers - (IChemE)

President Of The Uk Institution Of Chemical Engineers For 2004-05

UK Institution of Chemical Engineers

Education


PhD Chemical Engineering

University of Melbourne

Bachelor Chemical Engineering

University of Melbourne