Swinburne U appoints captain of industry 4.0

Siemens MD becomes an adjunct professor   

Swinburne U names Siemens Australia’s MD Jeff Connolly an adjunct professor. And quite right too! Siemens is working with a bunch of universities on Industry 4.0 teaching and research, donating e-kit with a reported value of $1.5bn, plus.

Siemens has provided the University of Queensland with digital manufacturing software, UWA with engineering software, including a virtual LNG plant and the University of South Australia manufacturing product management software. Swinburne U has a Siemens virtual factory and the company is co-designing and delivering units in Swinburne’s HR management masters.

Bloke deserves a medal, or at least a bunch of hon docs.


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