Summit Speaker: Rod Tucker
Laureate Professor of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne
Rod Tucker is a Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne and Director of the Australian Research Council Special Research Centre for Ultra-Broadband Information Networks. He has held positions at the University of California, Berkeley, Cornell University, Plessey Research (Caswell), AT&T Bell Laboratories, Hewlett Packard Laboratories and Agilent Technologies. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, the IEEE, and the OSA. He was awarded the Australia Prize in 1977 for his contributions to telecommunications and the IEEE LEOS Aron Kressel Award in 2007 for his contributions to semiconductor optoelectronics.