Professor Michael Cardew-Hall from Australian National University Visited IIE

Professor Michael Cardew-Hall from Australian National University Visited IIE

Thursday Jun 26,2014

A professor from Austalian National University (ANU), Professor Michael Cardew-Hall visited Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship to better understand about IIE.

This visit also open an opportunity for a future collaboration with Australia National University and the professor himself.

Professor Michael Cardew-Hall is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Innovation & Advancement) at ANU.

He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and Institution of Engineers Australia.  He has held technical and management positions with GEC and Rolls-Royce Aero Engines in the UK prior to joining the ANU in 1993.  He has been an active researcher in the area of CAD, Computer Aided Manufacture, application of machine learning and knowledge based systems to manufacturing and optimisation of manufacturing processes, in particular sheet metal forming.  Much of this work has been carried out in collaboration with industry partners, particularly in the automotive sector.  He is involved with the Cooperative Research Centre for Advanced Automotive Technology (AutoCRC) being a member of their expert panel.

He has ongoing interest in technology transfer, commercialisation and industrial policy and has been involved in a number of spin off start up companies.  He is currently CEO of ANU Connect Ventures, a pre-seed venture capital fund associated with the ANU.

Professor Cardew-Hall has held the position of Head Department of Engineering, Deputy Dean, and Acting Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the Australian National University. 

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