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Biographical entry Anderson, Brian David Outram (1941 - )

FAA, FRS, FTSE, AO, Rising Sun 3rd Class

Born
15 January 1941
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Engineer
Website
http://users.cecs.anu.edu.au/~briandoa/index.html

Summary

Brian Anderson is an electrical engineer with a distinguished career as an academic, scientific researcher and consultant. In 2012, he is a Distinguished Professor at the Research School of Information Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University (ANU). He has been a Professor at ANU since 1981.

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1962
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a major in pure mathematics completed at the University of Sydney
1964
Education - Bachelor of Engineering (BE) with a major in electrical engineering completed at the University of Sydney
1964
Career position - Research Assistant at Stanford Electronic Labs, USA
1965
Career position - Instructor in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, USA
1966
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at Stanford University, USA
1966
Career position - Assistant Professor and Staff Consultant at Vidar Corporation in Mt View, California, USA
1967 - 1981
Career position - Professor and Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales
1974 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1980 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
1980 - 1983
Career position - Council of the Australian Academy of Science
1981 - 1993
Career position - Professor of Systems Engineering at the Australian National University, Canberra
1986 - 1989
Career position - Director of Telectronics Holdings Ltd.
1989
Career position - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
1989 - 1993
Career position - Prime Minister's Science and Energy Council
1990 - 1993
Career position - President of the International Federation of Automatic Control
1992 -
Career position - Chairman of the Advisory Board on Encyclopaedia Britannica
1992
Career position - Flinders Lecturer at the Australian Academy of Science
1993
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
1994 - 2002
Career position - Director of the Research School of Information Sciences and Engineering at the Australian National University
1995 - 2005
Career position - Director, Cochlear Limited
1998 - 2002
Career position - President of the Australian Academy of Science
2002 -
Career position - Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of Engineering
2002 - 2003
Career position - Inaugural CEO of National ICT Australia (NICTA)
2003 - 2006
Career position - Chief Scientist, NICTA
2007
Award - Japan Order of the Rising Sun with Neck Ribbon and Gold Rays

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Brian David Outram Anderson - Records, 1968 - 1999, MS 139; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Anderson, Brian D. O., 'John Barratt Moore 1941-2013', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 25, 2014, pp. 92-111. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.