William Humphries

Industry Manager Dr Bill Humphries

Bill is an experienced research and development (R&D) manager who is focused on working with industry to achieve successful commercial outcomes from R&D projects. In his career with CSIRO, the University of Melbourne and now Building 4.0 CRC, he has worked with companies in the aerospace, textiles, electronics and construction sectors. At CSIRO he was a Chief Research Scientist and his management roles included: Deputy Chief CSIRO Textile and Fibre Technology, Theme Leader Future Manufacturing Flagship and Officer-in-charge CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering, Geelong Laboratory. Bill is a physicist by training and has particular expertise in materials, manufacturing and instrumentation.