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Biographical entry Imberger, Jörg (1942 - )

AM, FTSE, FAA, FIEAust

Born
10 September 1942
Occupation
Engineer

Summary

Jörg Imberger is Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Western Australia and Chair of its Centre for Water Research. He is an avid environmentalist who is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Earthwatch. Imberger has received many awards and honours for his services to science and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA), the Academy of Science - Argentina, the Institute of Engineers, Australia (FIEAust) and of the Water Academy. Since 1969 he has worked on over 200 different research projects and has had more than 300 (co-) authored works published.

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1963
Education - Bachelor of Civil Engineering (BCE) completed at the University of Melbourne
1966
Education - Master of Engineering Science (MEngSc) completed at the University of Western Australia
1970
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of California, USA
1978 -
Career position - Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Western Australia
1985 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
1988
Award - Karl Emil Hilgard Hydraulics Prize received from the American Society of Civil Engineers
1992
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
1992
Award - Jolly Award received from the Australian Society for Limnology
1993 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1994
Award - Karl Emil Hilgard Hydraulics Prize received from the American Society of Civil Engineers
c. 1994 - c. 1999
Career position - Director of the Centre for Environmental Fluid Dynamics, University of Western Australia
1995
Award - Peter Hughes Water Award received from the Australian Water and Wastewater Association Inc.
1996
Award - Stockholm Water Prize received from the Stockholm Water Foundation
c. 1999 -
Career position - Chair of the Centre for Water Research at the University of Western Australia
1999 -
Award - Life Fellowship of the Water Academy in Oslo, Norway
2001 -
Career position - Corresponding Fellow of the Academy of Science, Argentina
2001
Award - James N Kirby Award received from the Institution of Electrical Engineers
2001
Career position - Walter Bean Scholar at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada
2002
Award - Sackler Professorship Award received from the Sackler Institute of Advanced Studies in Israel
2003
Award - Centenary Medal received from the Australian Government

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