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Prof

Ian Young

Chair, Kernot Professor Of Engineering
Engineering
Ocean Wind & Waves
Ocean Climate
Ocean Waves
science & technology
physical sciences
oceanography
technology
engineering
engineering, ocean
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Prof

Ian Young

 
Division
Engineering
 
Primary Interest
Physical Oceanography
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Prof

Ian Young

 

Professor Ian Young holds the position of Kernot Professor of Engineering at the University of Melbourne as well as a number of business roles including: Chair of the Board of VERNet Pty Ltd, Executive Chair of PAL Digital Pty Ltd, Chief Executive of Conviro Pty Ltd and President of CloudCampus Pty Ltd. He was previously the Vice-Chancellor and President of The Australian National University (ANU), a position he held until his retirement in February 2016.

Prior to joining ANU, Professor Young held the position of Vice-Chancellor at Swinburne University of Technology (2003 – 2011), the dual positions of Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences and Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) at the University of Adelaide, as well as positions at the University of New South Wales, James Cook University (JCU), and the Max Planck Institut für Meteorologie, Germany. Professor Young has also held many positions associated with education and research including: President of Education Australia Ltd., Board Member of IDP Education Australia Ltd., Board Member of Open Universities Australia Ltd., Member of the Australian Qualifications Framework Council, Board Member of the Business Higher Education Round Table, Chair of the Learning Capital Council, Board Member and Deputy Chair of Universities Australia and Chair of the Group of Eight.Professor Young has published more than 100 journal papers, 80 refereed conference papers and is author of 3 books. As a result of his research interests he has been Chair of the United Nations International Waves in Shallow Environments Group, and a technical advisor to the US Navy and NASA. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia and a Fellow of the Academic of Technological Sciences & Engineering. In 2003, he was awarded a Centenary Medal for services to Australian society, and in 2012 he was appointed an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia.Professor Young obtained his Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Civil Engineering, Master of Engineering Sciences in Coastal Engineering and PhD in Ocean Engineering from James Cook University.

Projects

Displaying the 13 most recent projects by Ian Young.

13

Projects

Project Types


8

Research Grant


4

Internal Research Grant


1

Research Contracts


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 159 most recent scholarly works by Ian Young.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2014

Officer of the Order of Australia


2001

Centenary Medal

Australian Government

2001

NOTINLIST - Not in List


2001

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


2001

NOTINLIST - Not in List


1998

FIEAUST - Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Australia


6

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Member Of The American Geophysical Union

American Geophysical Union

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

James Cook University of North Queensland

Master of Engineering Science

James Cook University of North Queensland

Bachelor of Engineering with Honours

James Cook University of North Queensland