Congratulations to Mr Peter Yates AM elected as an ATSE Outstanding Leader in Technological Sciences and Engineering

Thursday, October 12, 2017


Mr Peter Yates AM has been elected along with 24 other outstanding business and academic leaders as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE). Mr Yates has been recognised for his passion and commitment to science and technology. He is the current Chair of the Royal Insituation of Australia and the Australian Science media Centre (AusSMC).

Mr Yates is the Chairman of the Centre for Personalised Immunology. Previously, he has generously supported the Elizabeth Green Scholarship, which encourages research into understanding pathophysiological pathways in patients with systemic autoimmune diseases, particularly Lupus, in order to make diagnoses more accurate and treatment more effective. We are delighted he has been recognised as an ATSE Outstanding Leader in Technological Sciences and Engineering.

The new AEST Fellows come from a wide array of sectors and specialisations, including renewable energy, robotic vision, transport, aquaculture, materials science, health, engineering, vaccine development, academia, minerals processing, defence science, minerals, contamination remediation, biotechnology, geophysics, biomedical research, telecommunications and science communication.

Please click here to read the full media release on the ATSE website.