Professor Ian Cameron

Professor Ian Cameron is a Professor in the School of Chemical Engineering at The University of Queensland and an elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE). Ian is also a Director and Principal Consultant with Daesim Technologies, Brisbane.

Over a period of 10 years with the CSR Group he worked in diverse industry sectors such as sugar, building materials and petrochemicals, having roles in process and control system design, plant commissioning, operations, risk management and environmental protection.

Professor Cameron obtained his PhD and DIC from Imperial College London in the area of Process Systems Engineering (PSE), subsequently working for 9 years as a United Nations (UNIDO) process engineering consultant in Argentina and Turkey. Since coming to The University of Queensland, he has done industrial focussed research on intelligent systems for risk management and process diagnosis, advanced control and system modelling, development and application of virtual reality systems in process systems. His recent work has been with BP and BlueScope on new approaches to hazard identification and enhanced resilience in design.

Within the Steel Research Hub, his research is focussed on enterprise-wide optimization in steelmaking.