ATSE 2017 New Fellow: Dr Steven Frisken FTSE
Dr Frisken is one of Australia’s most successful inventors and entrepreneurs, with a stellar track record in the generation and commercialisation of intellectual property (IP) for the benefit of Australia. Companies he has founded during his 20 years as an entrepreneur have generated more than $900 million in export revenues. He is globally recognised as a leader in the field of optical communications. Wavelength Selective Optical Switches, based on his inventions, now underpin the internet backbone across the world.