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Sue Robson


  • The University of Western Australia (M475), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Dr Sue Robson joined UWA in January 2018 as the Industry Engagement Manager (Engineering and Mathematical Sciences). She was awarded a Mechanical Engineering (Hons) Degree in 1994, an Engineering Business Management MSc (distinction) in 1999 and an Engineering Doctorate in 2003.

Throughout her studies she was sponsored, and worked in partnership with, industrial partners such as the British Standards Institute, The Rover Group and BMW.

Since graduating Sue has worked in large multinational companies, small to medium enterprises and consultancies, largely in the automotive, waste management and oil & gas sectors.

She is equally comfortable talking with industry partners and research personnel and is looking forward to forging new relationships and assisting facilitation of partnerships between faculty personnel and industry.

Roles and responsibilities

Enabling, cultivating & supporting partnerships between UWA, Industry and other Stakeholders, primarily within Engineering and Mathematical Sciences whilst supporting multidisciplinary collaboration where beneficial.