Head, Centre of Expertise Structural Mechanics, (CoE-SM), Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering/Monash University
Head, Centre of Expertise Structural Mechanics, (CoE-SM), Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - Monash University
Professor Rhys Jones is a Companion of the Order of Australia: “For eminent service to mechanical and aerospace engineering, and to education as an academic, researcher and author, particularly in the area of aircraft structural mechanics, corrosion repair and airworthiness”. This is the highest honour that can be given to an Australian Citizen.
Rhys is also a recipient of: A 2008 Defence Science Award, from the Australian Chief Defence Scientist, for his seminal paper on thermo-elasticity which was chosen as one of the Top Ten Defence Science publications in the period 1907-2007; The 1982 Institution of Engineers Australia Engineering Excellence Award, for his work on Mirage III aircraft.