Harnessing mechatronics and automation technologies to improve productivity, safety and quality in manufacturing
Chris is an electrical engineer who graduated with BSc and BE from University of Adelaide in 1972. He worked for Marconi Avionics in the UK as a project engineer designing aerospace computing systems after receiving his PhD in 1976, and later with GEC Australia as the Technical Manager of their Automation and Control Division, where he set up a group which designed and installed robot controlled automation systems for manufacturing applications. He then became the founding Managing Director of the Automation and Engineering Applications Centre Ltd., a non-profit company of the University of Wollongong, which built and installed automation and robotic systems for manufacturing companies around Australia.
Cook, C. David. (2012). Harnessing mechatronics and automation technologies to improve productivity, safety and quality in manufacturing. 10th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (p. 1).