The Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

The Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology’s funded chairs provide a unique opportunity to recognise and support talented academics and researchers.

Our chairs are leaders in their respective fields and are dedicated to creating a world class teaching and learning experience. These expert chairs also play an important role in attracting talented, high-achieving undergraduate and postgraduate students to contribute to the Faculty’s continued academic and research excellence.

A funded chair can be created with philanthropic endowment, bequest, major gift or through the support and partnership with leading industry.

For more information please contact Stephanie Robinson, Deputy Director, Development on +61 3343 1654, or Cormac Murphy, Associate Director, Development on +61 3346 6461.

Current Chairs

Professor Simon Bartlett
Powerlink Chair in Electricity Transmission
School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering

Professor Bill Clarke
Remondis Chair
School of Chemical Engineering / School of Civil Engineering

Professor Eric McFarland
DOW Chair in Sustainable Engineering
School of Chemical Engineering

Professor Peter Hayes
Xstrata Chair of Metallurgical Engineering
School of Chemical Engineering

Professor Mark Hickman
Transport Academic Partnership Chair
School of Civil Engineering

Professor CM Wang
Transport and Main Roads Structural Engineering Chair
School of Civil Engineering

Professor Peter Knights
BMA Chair of Mining Engineering
School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering

Professor Ross McAree
P&H Chair of Mechanical Engineering
School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering

Professor Anh Nguyen
BMA Chair in Minerals Processing
School of Chemical Engineering

Professor Brian Towler
Chair of Petroleum Eng
CCSG (Centre for Coal Seam Gas)
School of Chemical Engineering

Professor David Williams
Geotechnical Centre Chair
School of Civil Engineering