Webinar: SmartSAT CRC - Space Research & Development

Professor Andy Koronios, CEO SmartSat CRC
SmartSAt: states Building Australia's Space Industry with a picture of the earth

The SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) is the largest space industry research collaborative ecosystem in Australia with $245 million in funding and over 100 partners; 54 companies, 30 start-ups, 18 Australian universities, the CSIRO, and the Department of Defence. 

With such a large network, there are several ways that researchers can engage with our research program and industry partners, including participation in:

  • funded projects
  • small ideation projects
  • full PhD student scholarships and
  • top-ups.

Furthermore becoming involved with the SmartSat industry ecosystem can enhance your industry networks and impact. Professor Andy Koronios will cover the SmartSat ‘mission-oriented’ research and development (R&D) program, technology roadmap and current and future project opportunities.

About the speaker

Andy Koronios, CEO of SmartSat smiling in a blue suit

Professor Andy Koronios is the CEO of the SmartSat CRC, a consortium of industry and research organisations developing game changing satellite technologies to catapult Australia into the global space economy. 

Previously, Andy held the positions of Dean: Industry & Enterprise and Head of the School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences, at UniSA. Andy is a professor of information systems and holds academic qualifications in Electrical Engineering, Computing and education as well as a PhD from the University of Queensland. He has extensive experience in both commercial and academic environments and his research areas include data quality, information management & governance, data analytics and the strategic exploitation of information.  

Andy has led the establishment of several research concentrations, labs & research centres.  He served as the Research Program Leader for System Integration & Interoperability in the CIEAM CRC.  He is internationally known for his work in data quality, has been an adjudicator for the European Corporate Data Quality Awards for several years and is the Editor-In-Chief of the International Journal of Information Quality.  

He has worked both as a consultant as well as a professional speaker on IT issues in Australia and South East Asia and has over twenty five years’ experience in the academic environment. He is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society, a Founding Fellow of the International Institute of Engineering Asset Management and a Distinguished Speaker of the ACM. 


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