University of South Australia, SA, Australia
Colin Hall is an Industry Associate Professor at the Future Industries Institute (University of South Australia). He leads a research team focused on developing robust coating systems for aerospace, mining, automotive and energy applications. This work spans fundamental research, developing and operating deposition systems through to tech transfer and commercialization of the group’s research. In 2016 he was recognized for this work with the Prime Ministers Prize for New Innovators. Colin has worked in private industry for 9 years, in both R&D and production positions around the world. Since entering academia, he has completed his PhD and over the 16 years has focused on industry engaged research.