Wayne Stewart Meyer

By Helen Wolff February 19th, 2020

Wayne Stewart Meyer was Deputy Chief and Business Director for CSIRO Land and Water from 2002 to 2004. For his research in irrigation water management, he received in 1994 the CSIRO Medal for Research Achievement.

Roles held at CSIRO

Jul 2004 – Feb 2007 Chief Scientist, Cooperative Research Centre for Irrigation Futures
Jun 2004 – Feb 2007 CSIRO Adelaide site leader and Business Director CSIRO Land and Water
2003 – 2008 Chair, Steering Committee, Lower Murray Landscape Futures Project
July 2002 Business Director, CSIRO Land & Water. Promotion to CSOF8.4
May 2002 – Aug 2003 Interim Chief Executive Officer, CRC Irrigation Futures
July 2001 Promotion to CSOF8.3, CSIRO Research Management functional area
Sep 1997 – Jul 2002 Program Leader of Sustainable Agriculture, CSIRO Land and Water, Adelaide
Jul 1995 – Dec 1997 CSIRO Land and Water Project Leader (CSOF8.2), Griffith, NSW
Feb 1994 – Dec 1997 Foundation Professor of Irrigation (Academic Level E), Charles Sturt University (CSU).
Joint position between CSU and CSIRO Land and Water
Jul 1991 – Dec 1997 Project Leader “Water-table and Salinity Dynamics”
Jul 1993 – Jun 1995 Assistant Chief, CSIRO Division of Water Resources, Griffith Laboratory
Jul 1991 – Jun 1995 Program Leader “Management of water and salinity in irrigated areas”
Dec 1989 – Jul 1991 Assistant Chief, CSIRO Division of Water Resources, Griffith, NSW
Dec 1989 Project Leader – CSIRO Land and Water Care. Salinity control. Irrigation strategies
July 1988 Principal Research Scientist (PRS2), Project Leader “Water-table and Salinity Dynamics”
Jul 1987 Principal Research Scientist (PRS2), Project Leader “Water-table and Salinity Dynamics”
Jul 1986 Program Leader “Crop- and Soil-water Studies”
Jul 1982 Senior Research Scientist (SRS1) by double promotion increment, CSIRO Centre for Irrigation Research, Griffith. NSW. Leader, “Soil Root Zone Biology” Sub-Program
Nov 1980 Research Scientist (RS4) CSIRO Division of Irrigation Research, Griffith, NSW

Awards and honours

2002 Fellow, Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology
1994 CSIRO Medal for Research Achievement (for his research in irrigation water management)
1992 Associate Professor, Charles Sturt University (Honorary appointment)
1977 PhD (Agronomy), University of Adelaide