Welcome to John Patterson

1 August 2009

John Patterson
John Patterson

Professor John Patterson has recently joined the academic staff in the School as Professor of Fluid Mechanics and Director of the Wind, Waves and Water Centre.


His undergraduate and PhD studies were at the University of Queensland, followed by post doctoral appointments at the University of WA. John's subsequent academic appointments were at the University of WA, where he was head of the Department of Environmental Engineering, and James Cook University, where he was the foundation Head of the School of Engineering, a position which he held for 9 years. He has also held research positions in Canada, USA, UK and Germany.