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Dr Barbara Imhof Lecture

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Date: Friday 6 October 2017
Venue: AMDC206 Hawthorn Campus

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ABOUT BARBARA IMHOF

 

Barbara Imhof is the co-founder and CEO of Liquifer Systems Group, an interdisciplinary team comprising engineers, architects, designers and scientists.

Projects she has led for Liquifier include the design of the first transportable European space simulation habitat SHEE, (Self-Deployable Habitat for Extreme Environments); the design sampling tools for human-robot collaboration in Project Moonwalk.

Liquifier's partners and clients belong to internationally renowned institutions and space agencies and for nearly 20 years Barbara has been teaching at various prestigious universities.

Imhof received her education in architecture at the VUT, The Bartlett School, London; Sci-Arc, Los Angeles and she graduated from the University of Applied Arts in a Studio run by Wolf Prix. She also holds a Master of Science from the International Space University, Strasbourg and received her doctorate from the Vienna University of Technology.

Since 2015 she Barbara has been serving on the board of directors for Women in Aerospace and has received a nomination for the Austrian of the Year 2016, in the category of research. She has also been awarded the Austrian Fem-Tech Award and in 2011 the Polarstern Award for the Austrian Space Forum, for space outreach activities.

Drinks and refreshments will be provided. Places are limited.

Contact Information: Annika Sutter
Email: asutter@swin.edu.au