Emeritus Professor Michael Brisk

Emeritus Professor Michael Brisk

Emeritus Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Room 206, 69, Clayton Campus


  • PhD (Chemical Engineering), University of Sydney
  • BE (Chemical Engineering), University of Sydney

Professional Appointments

  • 2003-Present: Emeritus Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University
  • 1995-2002: Dean of Engineering, Monash University
  • 1992-1995: Engineering Associate, ICI Australia Engineering, and International Technology Leader, Advanced Process Control, for the ICI Group worldwide
  • 1988-1995: ICI Australia Engineering, Melbourne, Advanced Process Control Group.
  • 1983-1987: ICI Australia Operations, Sydney. Manager, R&D Botany Site
  • 1971-1982: Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, University of Sydney.
  • 1965-1970: R&D at ICI Central Instrument Laboratories (later ICI Corporate Laboratory), UK
  • 1961-1965: Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, University of Sydney

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, Academy of Technological Sciences & Engineering
  • Fellow, Institution of Engineers, Australia
    • 2003-Chairman, Accreditation Board, Institution of Engineers, Australia
    • 1988-1991: Foundation Chairman, Process Control Society, Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • Fellow, Institution of Chemical Engineers
    • 1984-1986: Chairman, Institution of Chemical Engineers, NSW Group
  • 1997-1999 Chairman, Australian Council of Engineering Deans


  • 1993: IEAust/IChemE/RACI Award of Excellence in Applied Chemical Engineering for contributions to Process Control.
  • 1994: Elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
  • 2003: Australian Federation Centenary Medal for contributions to Chemical Engineering and Education.

Research articles, papers & publications

See Michael’s research contributions through published book chapters, articles, journal papers and in the media.

Last modified: 04/12/2019