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Associate Professor Peter Moar Academic Coordinator (Research), College Res & Ind Eng SHE

Peter Moar is working at La Trobe University as the Academic Research Coordinator (Research and Industry Engagement) in the College of Science Health and Engineering, Entrepreneur in Residence in the Department of Engineering and is the Director of the Global Research and Industry Program at La Trobe University.

Peter has over 22 years experience in international technology design, research and consulting from establishing global start up companies to streamlining global fortune 500 companies operations to bring complex products from design to mass manufacture. He spent five years living and working in Munich Germany as an engineer, manager, and researcher in the manufacturing sectors of telecommunications, automotive, aerospace and nanotechnology.

He has delivered on numerous successful commercial and research projects with his network of international corporate and research partners with a focus on Industrie 4.0 applications in the automotive, aerospace, and telecommunications sectors.

Whilst at La Trobe University Peter secured and delivered mission critical capability for the German Aerospace Centre’s (DLR) Earth Sensing Imaging Spectrometer (DESIS) global space 2.0 instrumentation mission. Peter has collaborated with the DLR Optical Sensor Systems Institute for 15 years on their FIREBIRD micro satellite missions focusing on detecting and monitoring bushfires globally.

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