Minister Pyne at IPAS
On Wednesday 8th November 2017, IPAS was honored to welcome the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Defence Industry, to visit our Sapphire Clock and High Power Laser Labs. Accompanying the Minster, were Dr Alex Zelinsky, Chief Defence Scientist and head of the Defence Science & Technology (DST) group, Prof Michael Brooks, Interim Vice-Chancellor and President and Rear Admiral the Hon Kevin Scarce AC CSC RAN-Rtd and Chancellor. The Minister was extremely impressed by the amazing work of the Sapphire Clock and High – Power Laser teams and fascinated by the demonstration of IPAS innovative Laser Radio project contributing to the promotion of STEM education in Australia. Following the lab tour, the Minister launched the new University of Adelaide Defence Research and Innovation Network, which will strengthen the University and DST Group partnership.
Click here for more information on the University partnership with DST Group.