Prof. Aibing Yu, Federation Fellow and Scientia Professor, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia.
Prof. Zhiling Tian, Vice President (CEO), China Iron and Steel Research Institute Group.
Membership: mainly composed of academicians (China) and academic fellows (Australia), with Dr John Burgess (formerly, Vice President - Technology and Environment, BHP-Billiton) and Prof. Yong Gan (Vice President, Chinese Academy of Engineering) as co-chairs.
Key function: provide strategic guidelines to the Centre and its directors, and approve (or reject) recommendations from the Centre.
Membership: mainly composed of representative researchers from different organisations, co-chaired by Dr C Drummond, Group Executive - Manufacturing, Materials and Minerals, CSIRO) and Prof. J.H. Li (Vice President, Chinese Academy of Sciences).
Key function: assess proposals for Centre activities and provide recommendations to AC.
Research Programs / Clusters:
Research programs: Three programs or groups will be formed in Mineral, Metallurgy, and Materials, respectively.
Memberships: For this application, only key or representative researchers from Australia and China are listed, mainly including Academicians/Fellows and leaders of a research centre or lab. Now the Centre is established, researchers in related working areas are all welcome to join in. Please look at the membership.
Administrative team in Australia:
Director (Professor Aibing Yu) and his Personal Assistant (Ms Angela Bradburn).
Deputy Director (Professor Sean Li).
Manager (Dr. Yansong Shen).