Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) is an independent non-government organisation dedicated to the promotion in Australia of scientific and engineering knowledge to practical purposes. Founded in 1976 as the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences, it acquired its current name in 1987.
The ATSE consists of an Assembly, a Board, a number of Board Committees, and about 15-20 professional and administrative staff.
- The Membership Committee (FTSE membership)
- The Awards Committee (ATSE Clunies Ross Awards)
- The Audit, Investment and Remuneration Committee
- ATSE Divisions
List of Presidents
- Sir Ian McLennan KCMG KBE FAA FTSE – 1975-1983
- Sir David Zeidler AC CBE FAA FTSE – 1984-1988
- Sir Rupert Myers KBE AO FAA FTSE – 1989-1994
- Sir Arvi Parbo AC FTSE – 1995-1997
- Mr M A (Tim) Besley AC FTSE – 1998-2002
- Professor John Zillman AO FAA FTSE – 2003-2006
- Professor Robin Batterham AO FREng FAA FTSE 2007–2012
- Dr Alan Finkel AO FAA FTSE 2013–2015
- Professor Peter Gray FTSE – 2015-2016
- Professor Hugh Bradlow FTSE – 2016-
The Academy inducted its Royal Fellow, HRH Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh KG KT OM GBE AC PC FRS FAA FTSE, in 1977.
Foundation Fellows include:
- Prof Graeme Bird
- Dr John Christian
- Mrs F Cumbrae-Stewart
- Dr Bob Durie
- Dr Keith Farrer
- Dr John Gladstones
- Em Prof Antoni Karbowiak
- Dr Philip Law
- Prof Alec Lazenby
- Sir Ian McLennan - Foundation President
- Dr Robert Muncey
- Sir Mark Oliphant
- Prof June Olley
- Prof David Solomon
- Sir James Vernon
- Dr Bob Ward
- Prof Howard Worner
- Sir Zelman Cowen
- Dr Keith Farrer
- Gen David Hurley
- Sir Mark Oliphant, the first honorary fellow, was appointed during the 1976 inauguration ceremony
The Clunies-Ross Foundation was founded in 1959 to perpetuate the memory of Sir Ian Clunies Ross, and promote the development of science and technology in Australia’s beneficial interest. In November 2002, the Foundation was brought under the umbrella of the ATSE.
The Clunies Ross National Science & Technology Award was established in 1991. It is now called the ATSE Clunies Ross Award, and is awarded for the application of science and technology for the economic, social or environmental benefit of Australia.
A catalogue of awardees and the reasons for their awards can be found on the ATSE website.
- Address to ATSE by the Minister, Departments of Energy, Resources and Tourism, 16 January 2009
- ATSE submission to the COAG Review of the National Water Commission, August 2011
- Response to the Issues Paper : Barriers to Effective Climate Change Adaptation, ATSE submission to the Productivity Commission, December 2011
- ATSE submission to the Draft Energy White Paper[permanent dead link], Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism, Australian Government, March 2012
- Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (1976 - ), Encyclopedia of Australian Science
- ATSE, The National Education Directory of Australia, 2013 Edition
- The Assembly Archived 5 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine. , The Board Archived 5 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine., Board Committees Archived 5 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine. , and ATSE Staff Archived 5 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine., Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, atse.org.au
- "Dr Keith Farrer" (PDF). Focus. ATSE. August 2012. p. 50. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-07-14.
- "Em Prof Antoni Karbowiak" (PDF). Focus. ATSE. August 2011. p. 54. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-07-14.
- "Dr Bob Ward" (PDF). Focus. ATSE. June 2013. p. 43. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-07-14.
- To produce a list of all currently living Fellows, go to the "Fellows Public Directory" page, and leaving the name fields empty, click on the "FIND" button.
- ATSE Clunies Ross Award, University of South Australia
- Past Award Winners Archived 2 June 2012 at the Wayback Machine., ATSE Clunies Ross award, www.atse.org.au
- Official website
- Address by the Governor-General at the ATSE Clunies Ross Awards ceremony, 19 May 2011, www.gg.gov.au