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Bill Wheeler Symposium 2016
Fri. 11 November 2016, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm GMT-06:00
A celebration of past, present and future innovations in bionics research
Bill Wheeler was a very active member of the Illawarra community who took a keen interest in new bionic research at the University of Wollongong.
The event will feature a presentation by one of Australia’s leading transplant physicians and researchers, Dr Toby Coates, and showcase his work into the treatment of diabetes using a 3D printer customised by ACES.
The annual Bill Wheeler Award will also be presented to an outstanding University of Wollongong student engaged in bionics research with a clear benefit to the public.
The $2000 prize is made up of community donations and assists the winning student to travel for collaborative work and to share UOW cutting edge research with an international audience.
Join us to hear from:
The winning student;
ACES Director Prof Gordon Wallace; and
Prof Toby Coates.
Presentations will be suitable for a general audience.
Refreshments and opportunity to chat with presenters will follow.