OAURS (Opto-Acoustic Underwater Remote Sensing) – an experimental system for rapid, large-area depth measurements in coastal waters, many of which are turbid.
John O’Sullivan and team members from (CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science). For delivering major technical benefits to Australia and the world and substantial returns to CSIRO from Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) technology now underpinning wireless communication systems in over one billion products worldwide. The emergence of portable computers and wireless networking towards the end […]
Flecks – low cost, low power sensor devices suitable for deployment in large numbers in wireless sensor networks, typically include an 8-bit microprocessor, a radio transceiver and multiple sensors; licensed to Australian company. In comparison to other systems, Flecks are extremely robust in a variety of harsh environments, as well as being easy to produce, […]
Murray-Darling Basin sustainable yields project.
Richard Manchester (Australia Telescope National Facility). For a lifetime contribution to the discovery and study of pulsars in the Galaxy with significant leadership, mentoring and inspiration provided to the next generation of astronomers through world-leading pulsar research including the discovery in 2003 of the renowned highly relativistic double-pulsar system (PSR J0737-3039A/B), the first of its […]
Keith Leslie and The LANDTEM Team (CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering). For a significant world’s first scientific and technical outcome in the development of the LANDTEM system for minerals exploration based on High Temperature Superconducting devices known as SQUIDs. Team Leader: Keith Leslie. Team Members: Cathy Foley, Rex Binks, Graeme Sloggett, Christopher Lewis, Simon Lam, […]
Shahbaz Khan and the Water for a Healthy Country Flagship – Irrigation Team (Water for a Healthy Country Flagship). For research that has significantly advanced the sustainable management of Australia’s water resources, specifically within the irrigation sector. Team Leader: Professor Shahbaz Khan. Team Members: Dr Akhtar Abbas, Tariq Rana, Dr Mohsin Hafeez, Dr Chris Smith, […]
Sam Tartaglia and colleagues (CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering). For the establishment of a CSIRO joint venture (T-Mag Pty Ltd) with an SME consortia to develop and commercialise the T-Mag technology for the global exploitation of magnesium castings to reduce vehicle weight, fuel consumption and greenhouse emissions. Team Leader: Sam Tartaglia. Team Members: Mark Bonnar, […]
Denis Anderson and the CSIRO Bee Team (CSIRO Entomology). For raising awareness of the biosecurity threats to Australia’s pollination services and to the viability of key agricultural industries. Team Leader: Dr Denis Anderson. Team Members: Dr Paul De Barro (Team Leader), Dr David Cook, Dr Saul Cunningham, Dr Matt Colloff, Dr Frances Fitz Gibbon, Fiona […]