Since establishment in June 2020, SmartCrete CRC has worked to promote scientific and engineering research for Australia’s concrete industry, including developments within the concrete supply chain and associated industries.
We are proud to announce the appointment of two new staff members, vital to the realisation of our vision to fully develop integrated product development and systems capability.
Professor Vute Sirivivatnanon has joined SmartCrete CRC as Research Director. Dr Sirivivatnanon is well known to the cement and concrete industry working for major industry research institutions such as CSIRO and Cement, Concrete and Aggregates. More recently, he is currently the Professor for Concrete Engineering at the University of Technology, Sydney. He will strengthen our research strategy ensuring the realisation of strong, relevant research.
Mr Alan Leow will also join SmartCrete CRC as Commercialisation Manager. Alan has also extensive experience in the construction industry, having worked with Boral in Asia and most recently in the precast concrete industry in Western Australia with BGC Precast. Alan will be responsible for developing our intellectual property and commercialisation strategy.
Dr Warren South, CEO of SmartCrete CRC welcomed this injection of expertise:
“SmartCrete CRC welcomes Vute and Alan to our team. Their expertise and familiarity with the concrete construction industry issues and challenges will strengthen our ability to deliver a strong and relevant research and commercialisation portfolio”
For further information please contact:
Dr Warren South
Chief Executive Officer