2009 Fellow - Dr Lincoln Paterson
The CSIRO Fellow designation is appointed to exceptional scientists who have displayed eminence in a significant field of science or engineering.
Dr Paterson is an internationally recognised mathematical physicist whose research has focused on understanding the behaviour of fluid flow in porous media. He has conducted outstanding research in reservoir characterisation, transport in porous media, CO2 sequestration and stochastics. Developing and applying better modelling techniques, he is distinguished by having successfully integrated the disciplines of geophysics, geostatistics and petroleum reservoir engineering.
John Philip Award for Excellence in Young Scientists - Dr Ben Hoffman
Dr Hoffmann received the award for research into the ecology and management of invasive ants, especially on Indigenous lands, that has resulted in internationally significant management outcomes.
CSIRO Medal for Lifetime Achievement (two winners)
Dr Ezio Rizzardo.
Dr Rizzardo made seminal contributions to polymer science and is a pioneer in the area of controlled free radical polymerisation, which has placed Australia and CSIRO at the forefront of polymer chemistry.
His work revolutionised how polymers are made and led the development of a new generation of polymeric materials.
Dr Warwick Wilson.
Dr Wilson has provided inspirational leadership spanning 27 years, ensuring the consistent development and delivery of benchmark research instrumentation that has helped establish and maintain CSIRO's position as a world leader in the field of radio astronomy.
Research Achievement Medal (two winners)
Northern Prawn Fishery Bio-economic Team
The team developed a bio-economic model in collaboration with indu
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