Professor Trevor S Bird
Prof. Trevor S. Bird graduated with a PhD in engineering from the University of Melbourne in 1977. Afterwards he worked in the UK and returned to Australia to lecture at James Cook University of North Queensland. He was a consultant to Plessey Radar in 1982-83 and he joined CSIRO in 1983.
Prof. Bird held several senior positions in CSIRO and was Chief Scientist of the CSIRO ICT Centre from 2004 to 2011. He was made a CSIRO Fellow in 2007. Currently, he is Principal of Antengenuity, a specialised consultancy firm; an Adjunct Professor at Macquarie University; and a Guest Professor with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.
He has published over 350 papers, 1 book, 10 book chapters, and he holds 12 patents. He is a Fellow of four learned societies, including of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. IEEE, and is an Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia.
Prof. Bird has been awarded three CSIRO Medals, an IEEE Third Millennium Medal, and a Centenary Medal for service to Australian society in telecommunications. He has received five best paper awards, was named 2003 Professional Engineer of the Year by the Sydney Division of Engineers Australia and in 2012 he received the MA Sargeant Medal for 2012 from Engineers Australia for achievement in the field of electrical engineering. He was awarded the James R. James Achievement Award of the IET in 2016 for outstanding contributions to the field of Antennas and Propagation.
In 2010 he completed six years as Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Antennas & Propagation and in 2013 he was President of the IEEE Antennas & Propagation Society. Currently he is a member of the Society’s AdCom