Save the date - two renowned Defence scientists will present their work in Australian Maritime Defence Science and Engineering Tuesday, 09 August 2016

Don’t miss your chance to attend the inaugural Defence Science and Technology Group (DST) and Engineers Australia run annual lecture by an eminent DST scientist or engineer on their research work. The lecturers for the series are recipients of the Defence Minister’s Award for the most outstanding scientific contribution to Defence.  The first lecture will be given by Dr Andrew Amiet, Head of the Electromagnetic Signature Management “The Development of Radar Absorbing Materials for Australian Defence Platforms”. Also presenting is Dr Stephen Burke, Group Leader of Acoustic Material Systems, “Fatigue Cracks, Fast Jets and Faraday’s Law: Non-Destructive Evaluation for Structural Integrity”.  These lectures will provide an insight into the valuable work done by DST in the field of the non-destructive evaluation techniques for composite structures, management of the radar, infra-red and acoustic signatures of ADF ships, submarines and aircrafts.

Lectures will be held in Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth in October 2016. To register and find out more please click the locations in the below schedule:

Adelaide | Tuesday, 4 October

Melbourne | Wednesday, 5 October

Canberra | Tuesday, 11 October

Sydney | Wednesday, 12 October

Brisbane | Tuesday 18 October

Perth | Thursday 20 October

About Defence Science and Technology Group (DST). DST is the Australian government’s lead agency responsible for applying science and technology to safeguard Australia and its national interests. As one of Australia’s largest employers of scientists and engineers, DST delivers expert, impartial advice and innovative solutions for Defence and national security.

The lecture program is facilitated by the Australian Society for Defence Engineering (ASDE), a technical society of Engineers Australia in order to provide a forum to engage with various engineering fields and contribute to the practice of defence engineering. For further information, please contact ASDE National President Denton Bocking by e-mail: [email protected]  

The lectures will present the best of Australian defence science to a wide audience throughout Australia, highlighting and recognising the achievements of DST and these eminent scientists and engineers. The lectures make a valuable contribution to members’ Continuing Professional Development, however non-members of Engineers Australia are also very welcome to attend.