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Biographical entry Vassallo, Anthony Michael (Tony) (1955 - )

Born
4 March 1955
Johannesburg, South Africa
Occupation
Educator, Electrical engineer and Energy scientist

Summary

Tony Vassallo is an expert in energy science. He worked at the CSIRO Division of Energy Technology for 22 years (1980 - 2003) where he rose to the position of Senior Principal Research Scientist. His interest in energy storage technology led him conceive, resource and steer the CSIRO Carbon Supercapacitor Project from 1994 to 2001. The research undertaken within this project was integral to the development of the supercapacitor energy storage incorporated in the CSIRO's Low Emissions Vehicles, produced in 2000. In 2008 Vassallo was named the inaugural Delta Electricity Chair in Sustainable Energy Development at the University of Sydney.

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1977
Education - Bachelor of Applied Science (Chemistry), New South Wales Institute of Technology
1980 - 1987
Career position - Experimental Scientist, CSIRO Division of Energy Technology
1986?
Education - PhD from Macquarie University
1987 - 1991
Career position - Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Energy Technology
1991 - 1997
Career position - Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Energy Technology
1992
Award - Fellow, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1996
Award - Fellow, Australian Institute of Energy
1997 - 1999
Career position - Senior Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Energy Technology
1999 - 2001
Career position - Business Development Manager for Energy Storage, CSIRO
2000
Award - CSIRO Chairman's Medal for the Low Emissions Vehicle Team (joint award)
2001 - 2003
Career position - Director, CSIRO Centre for Distributed Energy and Power
2003 -
Career position - Executive Director, Invenergy Pty Ltd
2004
Award - CSIRO Medal for Research Achievement as joint team leader of the High Power Supercapacitor Team
2008 -
Career position - Delta Electricity Chair in Sustainable Energy Development at the University of Sydney

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