Dr Sameer Alam, from
UNSW@ADFA in Canberra, has received the 2011 ACT Young Tall Poppy of the
Year Award from the Australian Institute of Policy and Science.
Dr Alam, who also won
the Science category of the ACT awards, was recognised for his research
work in advanced air traffic systems, developing the Air Traffic
Operations and Management Simulator.
This award motivates
me to further my research efforts towards enabling safe, efficient,
robust and green air transportation, says Dr Alam, of the School of
Engineering and Information Technology.
Young Tall Poppy awards recognise
early career researchers in every state and territory who have achieved
significant scientific milestones and communicated their work to the