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Top engineering post for Visiting Fellow

Well known power engineering industry leader, Alex Baitch, who is an Honorary Visiting Professorial Fellow with UOW has been appointed National Deputy President for 2013 of Engineers Australia.

Dean of Engineering, Professor Chris Cook, said it was very prestigious appointment which Professor Baitch takes up next year before he moves on to become President of Engineers Australia in 2014.

Professor Baitch has particular close links with Associate Professor Sarath Perera and the Integral Energy Power Quality and Reliability Centre.

Professor Cook said Professor Baitch had provided UOW with substantial assistance in mentoring staff and teaching in the University’s short courses over many years.

“I know that he will be paying special attention to strengthening lifelong learning and continuing education cultures among professional engineers in his role as National Deputy President of Engineers Australia,” Professor Cook said.

Professor Cook and Professor Perera said they were delighted to see an Honorary Visiting Professorial Fellow appointed to such a position.

Professor Baitch is a consultant electrical engineer for BES (Aust) Pty Ltd.

He was a Member of the 2008 International Conference on Harmonics Power Quality Conference Organising Committee held at UOW.

Last reviewed: 21 December, 2012

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