Professor Ivan Cole is the Director for Advanced Manufacturing and Fabrication at RMIT University and an academic in the School of Engineering where he has worked since December 2016. Prior to this he work at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) for 25 years in a range of positions including Acting or Deputy Chief of Division and Chief Research Scientist. He has published widely and addressed many national and international conferences, and his recent awards include the CSIRO Lifetime Achievement Award 2016, Best Paper in NACE Corrosion – 2013, CMSE Chief Award For Science 2012. He also was the Kruger Visiting Chair , University of Virginia –School of Material Science in 2011.
Professor Ivan Cole is supervising two projects in the current round: