Former Engineering and Information Sciences (EIS) Faculty committee member, Dr Peter Tyree was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for “significant service to engineering, and to education”.

Dr Tyree served as a member of the EIS Faculty’s External Course Appraisal, Innovation, University Research, Planned Giving and Visiting Committees and as Chair of the Research and Development Committee.

“On behalf of UOW I congratulate all recipients of honours and awards in the 2019 Queens Birthday Honours,” UOW Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Wellings CBE said.

“The University is very proud to be associated with many of these outstanding Australians, whether as leading researchers and faculty members, honorary doctorate recipients, fellows, guest lecturers, alumni, or as long-standing friends of the Institution.

“Their exceptional service to education and research, to their respective professions and to the wider community, as recognised by these Queens Birthday Honours today, is appreciated and applauded by the University of Wollongong.”