Smart cities guru Mark Burry elected to ATSE

Founding director of Swinburne’s Smart Cities Research Institute has been elected as a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE).

Professor Burry will bring his experience in “the science of architecture” to the multidisciplinary body of more than 870 Australian scientists and engineers seeking to enhance Australia’s prosperity through technological innovation. He is one of 25 experts to be elected to ATSE.

His work has involved using digital technology for construction and sustainable building processes.

“… I’m especially interested in how to construct sophisticated and exciting contemporary design that is achievable and affordable – and we look to science and technology to help make that happen,” Professor Burry said.

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