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Prof

Rod Tucker

Honorary
science & technology
technology
engineering
engineering, electrical & electronic
physical sciences
optics
telecommunications
physics
physics, applied
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Prof

Rod Tucker

 
Division
Engineering
 
Primary Interest
Sustainability Of Telecommunications And The Internet
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Prof

Rod Tucker

 

Rod Tucker is a Laureate Professor at The University of Melbourne. He is Director of the Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society (IBES) and Director of the Centre for Ultra-Broadband Information Networks (CUBIN) in The University of Melbourne’s Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.



Professor Tucker has been named in Engineers Australia’s list of the 100 Most Influential Engineers for 2010. Sponsored by Engineers Australia, the list aims to acknowledge engineers who have a positive influence on society.

He has held positions at the University of Queensland, the University of California, Berkeley, Cornell University, Plessey Research, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Hewlett Packard Laboratories and Agilent Technologies.

He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and a Fellow of the IEEE. He received the BEng and PhD degrees from the University of Melbourne, in 1969 and 1975, respectively. In 1997 he was awarded the Australia Prize for his contributions to telecommunications.

Projects

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Projects

Project Types


25

Research Contracts


15

Research Grant


Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2012

Medal of the Order of Australia


2010

Engineers Australia list of the 100 Most Influential Engineers for 2010

Engineers Australia

2007

Aaron Kressel Award

IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

2002

ISI Highly-Cited Researcher

ISI (Thomas Scientific)

2002

ARC Federation Fellowship 2002-2007

Australian Research Council (ARC)

1997

Australian Prize - for outstanding contributions in Telecommunications

Australian Government- Australia's Premier Award for achievements in Science & Technology

1995

M.A. Sargent Medal - for outstanding contributions to Electrical Engineering

IE Australia

1995

Distinguished Lecturer Award

IEEE Lasers & Electrooptics Society

1975

Harkness Fellowship

Commonwealth Fund of New York

1970

Fisk Prize

Institution of Radio & Electronics Engineers, Australia

2007

Fellow of the Optical Society of America


1998

FAA - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science


1993

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


1991

FIEAUST - Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Australia


1990

FIEEE - Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Electrical And Electronic Engineering

Vice-President, Publications

IEEE Photonics Society

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Engineering

University of Melbourne