Professor Peter Hodgson
Professor Hodgson was Victoria’s first Australian Laureate Fellow. He was Pro Vice-Chancellor Strategic Partnerships (from 2015) and Director of the Institute for Frontier Materials. Prior to that he was Professor of Engineering and Head of the School of Engineering and Technology at Deakin University.
Professor Hodgson has over 600 research publications and has presented more than 40 keynote lectures at international conferences related to the physical metallurgy and modelling of steels. In 2004 Professor Hodgson was made one of the inaugural Alfred Deakin Professors and also awarded a Federation Fellowship from the Australian Research Council. He received a Doctoris Honoris Causa from the University of Valenciennes in France for contributions to metal forming in 2005 and a Faculty Medal from AGH Poland in 2006 for contributions to Materials Science.