Supporting Research and Development for Composite Advancement

Supporting Research and Development for Composite Advancement

In the dynamic, challenging defence and national security sector maintaining a competitive edge comes down to who has the best technology and equipment. Faster, lighter and stronger is always sought after, especially in the development of composites, and Australian universities and industry are proving that they can deliver.  

DSI BEHIND THE SCENES: Professor Iqbal Gondal

DSI BEHIND THE SCENES: Professor Iqbal Gondal


PROFESSOR IQBAL GONDAL - DIRECTOR INTERNET COMMERCE SECURITY LAB (ICSL), FEDERATION UNIVERSITY AUSTRALIA

 

With their finger on the pulse in the university and defence sectors, The Defence Science Institute’s (DSI) Liaison Managers act as the perfect conduits to collaboration between industry and academia.

Federation University’s Director Internet Commerce Security Lab (ICSL), Professor Iqbal Gondal talks about his journey into the field of education and defence.

Unconventional Research and Diversity in Defence

Unconventional Research and Diversity in Defence

The world of defence research spans an astonishingly broad array of disciplines, from science and technology to policy, law and ethics. But while the former subjects often take centre stage, with advancements in weapons and vehicles capturing the collective imagination, it is often the latter governing the use of these technologies that is overlooked.

PhD Develops Tool to Uncover Australian Defence Research Hubs

PhD Develops Tool to Uncover Australian Defence Research Hubs

With its ear to the ground, seeking out research capability to advance Australia’s defence sector, the Defence Science Institute (DSI) plays a pivotal role in fostering R&D collaborations between Defence, industry and academia. Staying cognizant of this sovereign capability across Victoria’s university circles is vital.

DSI BEHIND THE SCENES: Mr Mark Raphael

DSI BEHIND THE SCENES: Mr Mark Raphael

MR MARK RAPHAEL - STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP MANAGER, OFFICE OF INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT, RESEARCH & INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT PORTFOLIO, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY

 

With their finger on the pulse in the university and defence sectors, The Defence Science Institute’s (DSI) Liaison Managers act as the perfect conduits to collaboration between industry and academia.

Mr Mark Raphael, past Liaison Manager for La Trobe University and Strategic Relationship Manager, Office of Industry Engagement, Research & Industry Engagement portfolio, reflects on his contribution to the role during his tenure.

Enhancing Microbiological Defence Against Biological Warfare

Enhancing Microbiological Defence Against Biological Warfare

Ebola, HIV, Hepatitis C and now Coronavirus – historically, viruses have been one of the most deadly microorganisms known to man. The current strike rate of COVID-19 has given the virus a particularly bad reputation. But what if there was a good guy in the world of virology?

Developing a Novel Radar Transceiver System for MAV Collision Avoidance and Mapping

Developing a Novel Radar Transceiver System for MAV Collision Avoidance and Mapping


Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s an autonomous micro aerial vehicle (MAV) with a Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave 24GHz radar transceiver system. Catchy, isn’t it?

DSI BEHIND THE SCENES: Dr Zoran Najdovski

DSI BEHIND THE SCENES: Dr Zoran Najdovski


DR ZORAN NAJDOVSKI – ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEAKIN UNIVERSITY

 

With their finger on the pulse in the university and defence sectors, The Defence Science Institute’s (DSI) Liaison Managers act as the perfect conduits to collaboration between industry and academia.

Deakin University’s Associate Professor and DSI Liaison Manager Dr Zoran Najdovski talks about his journey into the field of education and defence.

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