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Fellows of the Royal Society of New South Wales

On 18 December 2013, the Members of the Society resolved to introduce the category of Fellow to recognise the substantial contribution made by residents of NSW who are leaders in their fields within the disciplines of science, art, literature and philosophy.  Candidates for Fellowship may be proposed by any Member of the Society.  Candidates are proposed by the Fellows Committee against criteria defined in the By-Laws of the Society and are approved by resolution of the membership.

Name Discipline Year elected
Erik W. Aslaksen FRSN A senior systems and project engineer with wide international experience in Europe, the US and Australia. 2014

Richard Banati FRSN

Research in to the brain’s innate immune system and the development of advanced medical imaging for the non-invasive study of brain function. 2014

Peter Erne Baume AC FRSN

Medicine, public health and public policy. 2014
David St Clair Black AO FRSN FAA Synthetic organic chemistry including methods of synthesis, heterocyclic chemistry especially indole chemistry), photochemistry and organic aspects of coordination chemistry 2014

Attila Brungs FRSN

CSIRO and as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Research) at the University of Technology Sydney. 2014
Ken Buckle FRSN FTSE Food preservation and processing, food storage and stability, traditional food processing technologies, food safety and food regulations . 2014
Robert P. Burford FRSN Research into the relationship between structure and properties in both thermoplastics and elastomers . 2014

Michael Burton FRSN

Astronomy, in particular investigating identify the phenonema in massive star formation. 2014
Ian Caterson AM FRSN  Insulin resistance, its causes, mechanisms and effects and also obesity, its epidemiology, causes and management. 2014

David J. Cook FRSN FTSE

Executive Director of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation from 1988–1994. 2014

Merlin Crossley FRSN

Genetics and cell biology, role as Dean of Science at the University of NSW and participation on the Society's Awards Advisory Panel. 2014
Trevor E. Danos AM FRSN A senior member of the legal profession, long-term, extensive pro bono involvement on various university advisory boards, foundations and various non-executive corporate directorships. 2014

Ian W. Dawes FRSN FAA

Cellular and molecular biology. 2014

Benjamin J. Eggleton FRSN

Ultra-high bandwidth devices for optical systems. 2014

Leslie D. Field AM FRSN FAA

Organometallic chemistry, catalysis and NMR spectroscopy Vice-President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of NSW. 2014

Victor Flambaum FRSN FAA

Atomic, nuclear, elementary particle and solid-state physics and astrophysics. 2014
Neil Russell Foster AO FRSN FTSE Process intensification, microfluidics microreactors supercritical fluids, dense gases and gas expanded liquids 2014

John Gascoigne FRSN FAHA FASSA

History of philosophy and history of ideas, Australian history, British history, Pacific history. 2014

Heather Goodall FRSN FASSA

Indigenous histories and relationships in Australia, environmental history and intercolonial networks. 2014

J. Justin Gooding FRSN

Surface chemistry and chemical/bio-sensors. 2014

Desmond J.G. Griffin AM FRSN

Director of the Australian Museum from 1976 to 1998 2014

Kevin Hall FRSN

Civil engineering and as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) at the University of Newcastle. 2014

Trevor W. Hambley FRSN FAA

Medicinal inorganic chemistry platinum anticancer drugs and metal based anti-inflammatory compounds and as Dean of Science at the University of Sydney and participation on the Society's Awards Advisory Panel. 2014

Alex Hamilton FRSN

Fundamental electronic properties of nanoscale semiconductor devices and semiconductor device nanofabrication. 2014
Ross Harley FRSN An award-winning artist, writer and educator whose career crosses the bounds of traditional and creative arts research. 2014
John Robert Hardie FRSN President of RSNSW for six terms, an accomplished member of the Department of Education NSW and recipient of the 2013 RSNSW Medal. 2014
Donald Charles Alexander
Hector FRSN
President of RSNSW for three terms, board member of industrial and engineering companies and former managing director Dow Corning Australia, South and SE Asia. 2014

David Brynn Hibbert FRSN

Chemometrics, metrology in chemistry, electroanalytical chemistry, self-assembled monolayers and biosensors and the development of electronic nose technology and Vice-President of the Society. 2014

William Hogarth FRSN

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Science and Information Technology at the University of Newcastle and participation on the Society's Awards Advisory Panel. 2014

Heinrich Hora FRSN

Theoretical physics, in particular the study of high-energy lasers and Vice-President of the Society. 2014

Ron Johnston FRSN FTSE

Understanding of the ways that science and technology contribute to economic and social development. 2014
Edward James Kehoe FRSN  Behavioural neuroscience, in particular, associative learning, its neural substrates, and neural network models, including adaptive timing, learning-to-learn, configural learning, and selective attention. 2014

Gregory S. Kolt FRSN

Dean of Science and Health at the University of Western Sydney and participation on the Society's Awards Advisory Panel. 2014

Nigel Hamilton Lovell FRSN

Biomedical instrumentation, biological signal processing, neurophysiology and physiological modelling and the design of a bionic eye. 2014

Roy M. MacLeod FRSN FAHA FASSA

The history and philosophy of science and contributions to the Society. 2014

Robert E. Marks FRSN

Application of economic theory to social issues and using game theory and economics to model learning and adaptive behaviour. 2014

Thomas Maschmeyer FRSN FAA FTSE

Molecular and nanoscopic pathways to the design of new catalytic chemical routes and processes for sustainability technologies. 2014

Bruce Milthorpe FRSN

Dean of Science at the University of Technology Sydney and participation on the Society's Awards Advisory Panel. 2014

Mary J. O'Kane FRSN FTSE

Chief Scientist and Engineer of NSW and leadership of the Society's Awards Advisory Panel. 2014
George Paxinos FRSN FAA Structure of the human cortex, the structure of human and rat spinal cord, rhombomeric and 3-D modelling of the brain of human and experimental animals. 2014

Isak Pretorius FRSN

Molecular microbiology and biotechnology and as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at Macquarie University. 2014

William E. Price FRSN

Dean of Science at the University of Wollongong and participation on the Society's Awards Advisory Panel. 2014

Judy Raper FRSN

Chemical engineering, especially particle technology and as Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research at the University of Wollongong. 2014

Janice Reid AM FRSN

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Western Sydney. 2014
Sven A. Rogge FRSN  Atomic-scale electronics aimed at realising quantum electronics in silicon and establishing atomistic-device physics. 2014

John Shine AO FRSN FAA

Biochemistry, in particular directing the Garvin Institute of Medical Research, chairmanship of CSL Ltd and as President of the board of Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney 2014

John Simons FRSN

The arts, in particular, regarding the issues of animals and role as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University. 2014

Ian Sloan AO FRSN FAA

Mathematics, particularly, boundary integral methods, finite element methods, high dimensional numerical integration and related issues of information-based complexity. 2014

Jerome Vanclay FRSN

Head of School, Environment, Science and Engineering at Southern Cross University and participation on the Society's Awards Advisory Panel. 2014
Trevor David Waite FRSN  Chemical, physical, and biological processes of natural aquatic systems and water treatment technologies 2014

John K. Webb FRSN

Observational cosmology. 2014

Timothy Wess FRSN

Dean of Science at Charles Sturt University and participation on the Society's Awards Advisory Panel. 2014

Judith T. Wheeldon AM FRSN

Education, in particular as Headmistress of Abbotsleigh, Principal of Queenwood School for Girls and extensive involvement as a Trustee of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences and contributions to a number of other institutions in NSW. 2014
Ian  F. Wilkinson FRSN A leading researcher in business-to-business marketing, in particular, the nature and role of business relations and networks. 2014
Louise C. Young FRSN A director of research in business-to-business marketing, in particular, the application of agent-based modelling. 2014

Aibing Yu FRSN FAA FTSE

Chemical engineering, in particular, powder and particle technology and process engineering. 2014

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The Society's Fellows

This honour is awarded to leaders in their fields within the disciplines of science, art, literature or philosophy. Fellows are entitled to use the postnominal FRSN. Criteria for Fellowship may be found in the Society's By-Laws

From time-to-time, the Society also appoints as Distinguished Fellows internationally-distinguished contributors to science, art, literature or philosophy. The number of Distinguished Fellows is limited to 25 at any one time.  For more information see: Distinguished Fellows