Professor David St John
Throughout Prof StJohn’s research career he has collaborated with industry including six years in CRA’s Advanced Technical Development group from 1988 to 1994. He was with the CAST Cooperative Research Centre from 1994 until 2008 becoming CEO in 2002. He initiated the Centre of Advanced Materials Processing and Manufacturing (AMPAM) at UQ in 2009. His current research interest is focused on nucleation and grain formation during solidification of light metal castings.