Pro-Vice Chancellor (Future Manufacturing), Swinburne University of Technology
Geoff Brooks is responsible for co-ordinating and developing manufacturing related research and education across Swinburne University of Technology. His own expertise is in the field of process metallurgy and he has published over 150 papers on various aspects of steelmaking, aluminium and magnesium production. Geoff has held senior positions at University of Wollongong, McMaster University in Canada, CSIRO and is now Head of the High Temperature Processing group at Swinburne University of Technology. He received his PhD at the University of Melbourne in 1994; he has a Degree in Chemical Engineering at RMIT and a Bachelor of Arts (HPS, Media) from Swinburne. In 2013, Geoff was awarded the John Elliott Lectureship by the AIST, acknowledging his contribution to process metallurgy. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers.
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