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Professor Valerie Linton

Executive Dean

Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences

University of Wollongong

Tel: +61 2 4221 3062



Valerie Linton is a metallurgist with a research interest in welding and pipeline steels.

Before joining the University of Wollongong in 2016, Valerie was the inaugural CEO of the Energy Pipelines Cooperative Research Centre, an Australian based organisation, with partners worldwide, undertaking research and education delivering benefits to the global pipeline industry.

Before taking up this position, Valerie held a chair in the School of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Adelaide. Prior to that Valerie worked for MPT in New Zealand, a materials and corrosion consulting company. She started off her career working on linepipe materials and welding for British Gas in the UK.

Valerie gained her degree in metallurgy from Sheffield University and her PhD from Cambridge University.

Valerie is a fellow of Engineers Australia, a chartered engineer and chartered materials professional, and a graduate of the Australia Institute of Company Directors.

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