Biographical entry Birbilis, Nick
- materials scientist
Nick Birbilis is a materials engineer internationally recognised as an expert on corrosion, durability management and the behaviour of metallic elements. His research, often with industry collaboration, has resulted in significant developments in the production of corrosion-resistant ultra-lightweight 'stainless' magnesium and aluminium alloys and greater understanding of the role of microstructure in the corrosion of engineering materials. This research has potential implications for energy efficiency, pollution reduction and the manufacture of metallic biomaterials.
- Education - BE, Monash University
- Education - PhD, Monash University
- 2010 -
- Career position - Associate Editor, Electrochimica acta
- Award - Vice-Chancellor's Research Award, Monash University
- Award - H. H. Uhlig Award, National Association of Corrosion Engineers, U.S.A.
- 2013 - 2018
- Career position - Head of Materials Science, Monash University
- 2014 -
- Award - Fellow, National Association of Corrosion Engineers, U.S.A.
- Award - T. P. Hoar Award, Institute of Corrosion, United Kingdom
- Award - Lee Hsun Award, Institute of Metals Research, Chinese Academy of Science
- 2016 -
- Award - Fellow, Electrochemical Society, U.S.A.
- 2016 - 2018
- Career position - Woodside Innovation Chair, Monash University
- 2018 -
- Career position - Deputy Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Australian National University
- Award - Batterham Medal, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
- Anon, 'Nick Birbilis wins Batterham Medal', Focus, 205 (2018), 31. Details
- Muldowney, Susan, How one engineer is fighting the good fight against metal corrosion, Engineers Australia, 2018. https://www.createdigital.org.au/magazines/fighting-against-metal-corrosion/. Details
Created: 29 January 2019