Our high achievers

DST Group scientists and engineers are frequently recognised for their achievements in helping to safeguard Australia with defence science innovation.

You can browse news articles celebrating our recent high achievers below, or filter the list to view recipients of some regular awards such as The Minister's Achievement Award and The Technical Cooperation Program (TTCP) Scientific Achievement Awards.

Latest recipients

Minister for Defence Senator the Hon Marise Payne, the 2016 Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science recipient Dr Brian Ferguson and Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky.
2016 Minister's Achievement Award in Defence Science
Defence scientist Dr Brian Ferguson has won the 2016 Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science.
DST Food Production Manager Peter Chick.
Individual Contribution Award - Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards
DST Food Production Manager Peter Chick has taken out the Individual Contribution category at the Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards ceremony.
Kayla Johnson won the Best Young Scientist Award at the International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology.
Best Young Scientist Award
Defence researcher Kayla Johnson has won the Best Young Scientist Award at the International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology (ICTTP).
Award winning Redwing devices (Greengum and Greygum) were developed by DST.
Public Sector Innovation Award
The Redwing suite of counter-IED devices, developed by DST Group, has won the inaugural Public Sector Innovation Award.
Zenka Mathys receives PSM in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
2016 Queen’s Birthday honours.
Congratulations to Zenka Mathys who was awarded a Public Service Medal (PSM) in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday honours.
Loris Molent receives AM in the Queen's Birthday honours.
2016 Queen’s Birthday honours
DST Group's Loris Molent has been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday honours.
Huon received the DST Group Early Career Achievement award at a ceremony in Canberra in December 2015.
DST Early Career Achievement Award
Defence Researcher Huon Bornstein was awarded the DST Group Early Career Achievement Award for his work on Armour Mechanics and Vehicle Survivability.
L-R Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky, Minister's Award winner Dr Mark Patterson, and the Minister for Defence Materiel and Science the Hon Mal Brough MP
2015 Minister's Achievement Award in Defence Science
Dr Mark Patterson has won the 2015 Minister’s Award for his contributions to the protection and wellbeing of Australian soldiers.
Picture of Brian Ferguson, awarded signal processing scientist
Acoustical Society of America’s Silver Medal in Signal Processing in Acoustics
The Acoustical Society of America has recognised Dr Brian Ferguson for his contributions to in-air and in-water acoustic classification, localisation and tracking.
Victoria Pit and Robert Peile received the award on behalf of DST Group.
Best Creative Engagement Strategy Award
Defence Science and Technology Group (DST Group) was presented with the Best Creative Engagement Strategy Award last week from Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia.

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