Measurement of success: Adelaide scientist wins medal for commitment to industry
Professor Andre Luiten, whose research places him among the leaders in the world for precision measurement, has received national recognition for supporting the needs of industry.
The Australian Institute of Physics has awarded its 2018 Alan Walsh Medal for Service to Industry to Professor Luiten, Director of the University's Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS).
The medal recognises Professor Luiten's outstanding research in the fields of optics and photonics, and for his leadership in commercialising breakthrough research to support industry.
Professor Luiten heads a team of 220 researchers whose work collectively contributes to the health and medical, mining and minerals, environment, agriculture and food, defence, and space sectors.