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Biographical entry Drummond, Calum John (1960 - )

6 January 1960
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
Chemist and Educator


Calum Drummond is the CSIRO Group Executive of Manufacturing, Materials and Minerals. He has previously been Chief of several divisions.

In 1992 he jointly lead the CSIRO Division of Chemicals and Polymers research and development on supercapacitors.



Education - Bachelor of Science (Education), University of Melbourne
Education - Bachelor of Science (Hons 1) in both Chemistry and Science Education, University of Melbourne
1983 - 1987
Education - PhD in Chemistry, University of Melbourne
1987 - 1990
Career position - Postdoctoral Fellow at CSIRO Division of Applied Organic Chemistry
1990 - 1991
Career position - ARC Queen Elizabeth II Fellow in the Department of Applied Mathematics, Research School of Physical Sciences & Engineering, Institute of Advanced Studies, The Australian National University
1991 - 1996
Career position - Fellow of the School of Chemistry, University of Melbourne
1996 - 1999
Career position - Senior Research Scientist and leader of the Applied Surface Chemistry Project, CSIRO Division of Chemicals and Polymers
Career position - Leader of the Specialty Chemicals and Environmental Technologies Program, CSIRO Division of Chemicals and Polymers
1999 - 2001
Career position - Senior Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Chemicals and Polymers
2001 - 2004
Career position - Vice President Research at CAP-XX Pty Ltd
2004 - 2006
Career position - ARC Federation Fellow and CSIRO Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Molecular and Health Technologies (CMHT)
2006 - 2007
Career position - Chief of CSIRO Industrial Physics
c. 2007 - c. 2011
Career position - Chief of CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering
2011 -
Career position - CSIRO Group Executive, Manufacturing, Materials and Minerals

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