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Dr Gavin Collis

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Academic Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Organic Chemistry), The University of Western Australia

  • Honours in Chemistry, The University of Western Australia

  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Western Australia

Professional Experiences

  • 2017-2021

    Team Leader - Electrochemical Systems
    Metal Industries Program

  • 2016-2017

    AIM Co-Testbed Leader
    Water Technologies for the Future

  • 2016-2020

    Adjunct Associate Professor
    School of Engineering Science, Engineering and Health, RMIT University

  • 2014-2017

    Team Leader - Industrial Chemicals
    Advanced Fibres and Chemical Industries

  • 2006-2011

    Polymers for Photovoltaics (Project Leader/Manager)
    CRC-P, Clayton, Melbourne Australia.

  • 2006-2008

    Research Scientist Fellow
    CSIRO Molecular and Health Technologies, Clayton, Australia.

  • 2002-2006

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, Chemistry - Structural, Inorganic and Catalysis,
    Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, USA.

  • 2000-2002

    Assistant Director of Nanomaterials Research Centre and NERF Post-Doctoral Fellow
    Massey University, New Zealand.

  • 1997-1999

    MURF Post-Doctoral Fellow, Chemistry Department
    Massey University, New Zealand.

  • 1999-1999

    Organic Lecturer
    Massey University, New Zealand.

  • 1992-1993

    Environmental Chemist,
    AGC-Woodward Clyde Pty Ltd, Engineering and Environmental Science Consultants, Perth, W.A.

Achievements and Awards

  • 2020-Present

    Churchill Fellow
    Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

  • 2018-2018

    Inaugural CSIRO Battery Symposia Award for Organizing Committee Involvement
    CSIRO Manufacturing

  • 2017-2017

    Manufacturing Monthly Award – Laboratory Safety Improvements

  • 2008-2011

    OCE Julius Award

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2020-Present

    CSIRO Mental First Aid Officer

  • 2016-2019

    Manufacturing and Minerals Indigenous Engagement Committee

  • 2015-2016

    Vice President CSIROCare Committee

  • 2015-Present

    Health & Safety Representative, Manufacturing Flagship

  • 2015-Present

    Staff Representative, Clayton Site HSE Committee, Manufacturing Flagship


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