Professor Bronwyn Fox

Professor Bronwyn Fox

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Enterprise)

Professor Bronwyn Fox FTSE, FRACI, GAICD, FIEAust was recently appointed as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Enterprise) at UNSW Sydney, commencing July 2024. She joined CSIRO as Chief Scientist in October 2021, having previously held the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise) at Swinburne University. She is an internationally recognised expert on carbon fibre and composite materials and was a founding Director of Swinburne’s Manufacturing Futures Research Institute.

In October 2023, Bronwyn was appointed by The Minister for Industry and Science as Australia’s Expert Adviser to the International Scientific Report on Advanced AI Safety, led by Yoshua Bengio. Professor Fox represents Australia at the Expert Advisory Panel alongside representatives from 30 countries including USA, Japan, Singapore, the EU and the UN.

Bronwyn is a former Chair of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (Victorian Division), a Fellow of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, a Fellow of Engineers Australia, a Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Bronwyn was a member of the National Quantum Advisory Committee and was also appointed as Chair of the National Robotics Strategy Advisory Committee.

Bronwyn is a Board member and Chair of Museums Victoria’s Research Committee.

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