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Dr Anita Hill

Honorary Fellow


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Dr Anita Hill is an Honorary Fellow in the Active Materials Team led by Dr Adrian Trinchi in CSIRO Manufacturing.

Previously she was an Executive Director of CSIRO. Prior to that she was an Office of the Chief Executive Science Leader and Chief of CSIRO Process Science and Engineering. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Chair of the Australian National Nanofabrication Facility Victoria Node and Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication, Chair of the Research Advisory Committee for the ARC Centre of Excellence in Green Electrochemical Transformation of CO2, former Chair of the ATSE Victorian Division, and Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute. She is a former Director of AeHRC, NCEDA, VCSCM, and MSA. She is on the advisory boards of the AUSMURI Centre for Additive Manufacturing, the US DOE Energy Frontier Research Center for Materials for Water and Energy Systems, the MacDiarmid Institute, the Intelligent Polymer Research Institute (IPRI University of Wollongong), and the Centre for Transformative Innovation at Swinburne. She is a former member of advisory boards for The Australian Synchrotron (former Chair of the Science Advisory Board), Swinburne Industry Research Board, Monash University Faculty of Engineering, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN University of Queensland), the Institute for Frontier Materials (Deakin University), the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE University of Queensland), and Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics (editorial board).

Dr. Hill’s research is in materials and process engineering and, more specifically, in transport of atoms, ions and small molecules in condensed matter. Dr Hill was awarded a Bachelor of Engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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Current Roles

  • Honorary Fellow
    Manufacturing Active Materials Team