Awards

The Cybernetics Group at CSIRO’s Data61 has received many awards along its history, some of which are listed below:

Wireless Ad-Hoc System for Positioning WASP

  • Australian Engineering Excellence Award 2013 for “Tracking elite athletes using revolutionary ClearSky technology,”
  • Winner of two NSW division awards
    • Winner, Software and Embedded Systems Excellence Award
    • Winner, President’s Award
  • Winner of a National Award
  • iAward NSW division in R&D category, 2010, for “wireless tracking technology”
  • Engineering Excellence Award from NSW division of Engineers Australia in Research and Development category 2009, for “wireless localisation project”.

Global Initiative for Honeybee Health (Bees with backpacks)

    • Three Australian Engineering Excellence Awards, 2013
    • Breath of Fresh Air (BOFA) Award, Innovation, Technology and Transport, 2015
    • TASICT President Award, 2015 iAwards for Research and Development (Tas), AIIA, 2015
    • Best Paper Award, IEEE International Conference in Data Science Systems, 2016.
    • IABC Golden Quill – Merit Award for Media Relations in New Orleans, USA, 2016
    • PR Week’s Global Impact Award, received in London, 2016
    • STEM Innovation of the Year, Tasmanian Parliament, 2016
    • Tasmanian Engineering Excellence Award, Engineers Australia, 2016
    • Australian Engineering Excellence Award – Environment, Engineers Australia, 2016
    • Australian Engineering Excellence Award – Innovation, Research and Development, Engineers Australia, 2016
    • TAS iAwards for Government and Public Sector, 2016
    • TAS iAwards for Big Data Innovation of the Year, 2016
    • TAS iAwards for R&D, AIIA, Energy harvesting device, 2016
    • 2023 Innovation Challenge (runner up)
  • Tasmania iAward, 2017 – SenseT Data Platform
  • Tasmania iAward, 2013 – Oyster App