Fellows of the Royal Society of NSW (T)

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.

  • Inaam Tabbaa, Fellow (2018) : Sydney
  • Dacheng Tao, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
  • Roy Tasker, Fellow (2019) : Sydney
  • Natalie Thamwattana, Fellow (2020) : Hunter
  • Paul Thomas, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
  • Robert Thomas, Fellow (2018) : Sydney
  • David Throsby, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
  • Christopher Tisdell, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
  • Jose Torero, Fellow (2018) : Overseas
  • Robin Torrence, Fellow (2016) : Sydney
  • Harry Triguboff, Fellow (2019) : Sydney
  • Stephen Trowell, Fellow (2018) : Sydney
  • Peter Tyree, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
  • Alexander Tzannes, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
  • Inaam Tabbaa, Fellow (2018) : Sydney
    AM FRSN LLB (UNE) BBus (CSU)
    Former Commissioner, NSW Industrial Relations Commission
    Managing Director, Inaam Tabbaa
    Associates Pty Ltd

    Inaam Tabbaa is an industrial-relations lawyer and educator who has taught and inspired women from various ethno-religous backgrounds and helping to develop an inclusive society.

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    Dacheng Tao, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
    FRSN BEng (USTC) MPhil (CUHK) PhD (London) FAA FAAAS FACM FIEEE FIAPR FOSA
    Professsor of Computer Science and ARC Laureate Fellow, School of Computer Science, University of Sydney

    Dacheng Tao has made ground-breaking contributions to sub-areas of artificial intelligence, including data science, deep learning, image processing, machine learning, medical informatics, social media, and video surveillance.

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    Roy Tasker, Fellow (2019) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc(Hons) PhD (Otago) DipEd (Qld) FRACI CChem
    Chief Scientific [email protected] Ark
    Adjunct Professor of Chemistry, School of Science and Health, Western Sydney University

    Roy Tasker is a chemist who has achieved recognition for national leadership in multimedia visualisation in university science education, and as a senior leader in the higher education sector.

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    Natalie Thamwattana, Fellow (2020) : Hunter
    FRSN BSc (Hons) (Mahidol) GradCertBus PhD (Wollongong)
    Professor of Applied Mathematics, School of Information and Physical Sciences, University of Newcastle

    Natalie Thamwattana, an internationally-recognised applied mathematician, has made outstanding contributions to the understanding of granular materials and to nanotechnology.

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    Paul Thomas, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
    FRSN MB BS BSc(Hons) (Lond Pharm) MD MoHPEd FRCP FRACP
    Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine, Prince of Wales' Hospital
    Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW (Sydney)

    Paul Thomas has made significant contributions to research and teaching in respiratory medicine achieving improved outcomes for sufferers of SARCOIDOSIS, and ASTHMA and has helped pioneer novel methods in breath aanalysis.

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    Robert Thomas, Fellow (2018) : Sydney
    AO FRSN BEc (Monash) FAICD
    Co-chair State Library of NSW Foundation
    Company Director, O'Connell Street Associates

    Rob Thomas has made a major contribution to the State Library of New South Wales, the dominant holder of this Nation's history.

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    David Throsby, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
    AO FRSN BEc (Sydney) PhD (LSE)
    Distinguished Professor, Department Of Economics, Macquarie University

    David Throsby is internationally known for his research on the economics of art and culture, particularly in the economics of the performing arts, the role of artists as economic agents, the Indigenous art economy, heritage economics, the role of culture in sustainable development, and the relationships between economic and cultural policy.

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    Christopher Tisdell, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
    FRSN BA (Hons) PhD (Qld) GradCert (DigitalEd) (Edin) FAustMS FHERDSA
    Professor of Mathematics, School of Mathematics
    Statistics, UNSW (Sydney)

    Christopher Tisdell has made significant and innovative contributions to digital education which have positively impacted millions of people around the world by meeting the challenges of scale, flexibility and personalised learning in mathematics.

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    Jose Torero, Fellow (2018) : Overseas
    FRSN BSc (PUC Peru) MSc PhD (Berkeley) HonDSc (Ghent) FTSE FREng FRSE
    Professor of Civil Engineering and Head, Department of Civil Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, University College London

    Jose Torero is an internationally recognised, pre-eminent researcher in the fire safety of the built environment, in particular of tall buildings.

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    Robin Torrence, Fellow (2016) : Sydney
    FRSN AB MA PhD
    Senior Fellow, Department of Geosciences and Archaeology, Australian Museum

    Robin Rorrence is recognised Internationally for significant research on ancient Pacific and Mediterranean trade, the impact of volcanic disasters on human history, stone tool technology and use, and pioneering application of ancient starch in archaeology.

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    Harry Triguboff, Fellow (2019) : Sydney
    AO FRSN BA (Leeds) HonPhD (HUJI) DUniv (Griffith)
    Founder and Managing Director, Meriton

    Harry Triguboff has supported the discovery of knowledge in Australia and the World, notably drug discovery and medical research for childhood diseases, and has mentored university students of the built environment.

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    Stephen Trowell, Fellow (2018) : Sydney
    FRSN BA MA (Cantab) PhD (ANU)
    Honorary Fellow, CSIRO
    Founder, Health and Biosecurity, PPB Technology

    Stephen Trowell has contributed to the science of molecular recognition and signal transduction in biological systems for over three decades, and has guided research collaborations strengthening Australian agriculture and food production.

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    Peter Tyree, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
    AM FRSN BE (NSWIT) HonDEng (UNSW) HonFIEAust CPEng
    Chairman and Director, Tyree Foundation

    Peter Tyree is an electrical engineer, industrialist, and benefactor. He has led one of Australia's largest private manufacturing companies and continues to contribute generously to his profession and the community.

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    Alexander Tzannes, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
    AM FRSN BSc (Arch) BArch (Sydney) MSc (Columbia) HonDUniv (UNSW) HonFAIA LFRAIA FNZIA FAIB
    Founding Director, Tzannes (Architecture and Urban Design)
    Emeritus Professor of Architecture, Faculty of the Built Environment, UNSW (Sydney)

    Alec Tzannes is a distinguished and eminent architect of major works in this State and abroad, both in practice and as an educator at the highest levels at a number of universities.

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