Fellows of the Royal Society of NSW (E)

On this page are listed brief biographies of the following Fellows.
The recorded year references the date on which the Fellow joined the Society,
while the suffixed entry displays the Branch with which the Fellow is associated.

  • Malte Ebach, Fellow (2018) : Sydney
  • Jeremy Eccles, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
  • Gary Edmond, Fellow (2018) : Sydney
  • Ben Eggleton, Fellow (2014) : Sydney
  • Itai Einav, Fellow (2016) : Sydney
  • John Elder, Fellow (2017) : Southern Highlands
  • Elizabeth Elliott, Fellow (2019) : Sydney
  • Nicholas Enfield, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
  • Matthew England, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
  • Karu Esselle, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
  • Jason Evans, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
  • Malte Ebach, Fellow (2018) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc (UoN) MSc (Syd.) PhD (Melb.)
    Honorary Associate Professor, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, UNSW (Sydney)

    Malte Ebach is a biogeographer who has researched the history and theory of Australian biogeography.

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    Jeremy Eccles, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
    FRSN MA (Oxon) MAICA
    Arts Journalist, Commentator, and Critic

    Through the writing of many hundreds of articles and essays for newspapers, magazines, websites and curated exhibition catalogues, Jeremy Eccles has illuminated the complexity of First Nations cultures for Australians.

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    Gary Edmond, Fellow (2018) : Sydney
    FRSN BA(Hons) (Wollongong) LLB (Sydney) PhD (Cantab)
    Professor of Law, School of Law, UNSW (Sydney)

    Gary Edmond is a leading international evidence scholar with a specialisation in the reliability and quality of expert evidence. He is actively involved in legal commentary and law reform.

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    Ben Eggleton, Fellow (2014) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc (Hons) PhD (Syd.) FAA FTSE FOSA FIEEE FSPIE
    Director, Sydney Nano Institute

    Ben Eggleton has made pioneering contributions to nonlinear optics and all-optical signal processing with recent breakthrough achievements in the nonlinear optics of periodic media, slow-light in photonic crystals, and ultrafast planar waveguide nonlinear optics.

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    Itai Einav, Fellow (2016) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc MEng PhD
    Professor and Director, SciGEM, School of Civil Engineering, University of Sydney

    Itai Einav has made significant discoveries and advances in the development of enabling technologies for geotechnical applications, and for the understanding and manipulation of particulate materials.

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    John Elder, Fellow (2017) : Southern Highlands
    AM FRSN BBus (CSU) GradDipIndRel MIndRel PhD (Sydney)
    Director, Australian Construction Industry Redundancy Trust

    A former NSW Industrial Relations Commissioner, John Elder is a leading consultant in industrial relations in the building industries.

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    Elizabeth Elliott, Fellow (2019) : Sydney
    AM FRSN MBBS MPhil MD FAHMS FRACP FRCPCH FRCP
    Distinguished Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney

    As a paediatrician, researcher and advocate, Elizabeth Elliott has made an enduring contribution to child health and well-being internationally, for Indigenous and refugee children, children with rare diseases and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

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    Nicholas Enfield, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
    FRSN BA (Hons) (ANU) PhD (Melb.) FAHA
    Professor of Linguistics, Director, Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research Centre, University of Sydney

    Nick Enfield has made significant breakthroughs in empirical and theoretical research on language and its relationships to culture, society, and the human mind, with particular reference to the diverse languages and cultures of mainland Southeast Asia.

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    Matthew England, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc (Hons) PhD (Sydney) FAA FAGU
    Scientia Professor, Climate Change Research Centre (CCRC), UNSW (Sydney)

    Matthew England is a distinguished physical oceanographer and climate scientist whose research has made significant advances in our understanding of the global ocean circulation and its influence on the atmosphere, ice, and climate.

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    Karu Esselle, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc (Hons) (Moratuwa) MASc PhD (Ottawa) FIEEE FIEAust
    Distinguished Professor in Electromagnetic and Antenna Engineering, School of Electrical and Data Engineering, University of Technology Sydney

    Karu Esselle has made outstanding contributions to research and development of antenna systems for space, medical and defence applications and has shown outstanding performance in mentoring young academics and researchers.

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    Jason Evans, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc (Newcastle) BMath (Hons) (Newcastle) PhD (ANU)
    Professor, Climate Change Research Centre, UNSW

    Jason Evans has significantly advanced the science of regional climate (modelling, projections and impacts), and substantively improved our understanding of bushfire-atmosphere interactions and dryland degradation remote monitoring.

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