CSIRO Medals 2006 – Research achievement – Ken Atkinson Textile and Fibre Technology Team
Ken Atkinson and colleagues (CSIRO Textile and Fibre Technology). For inventing a new method for producing multifunctional carbon nanotube yarns and transparent sheets that have a unique range of physical properties such as high strength and electrical conductivity with wide application in smart materials for high value products. Team Leader: Mr Ken Atkinson. Seminal Contributors: Professor Ray Baughman, Dr Stephens Hawkins, Dr Mei Zhang. Significant Contributors: Dr Jane Dai, Ms Chi Huynh, Ms Jacinta Meyers, Mr Chris Skourtis.