Director, Institute of Railway Technology, Monash University, Australia

Ravi Ravitharan

Ravi Ravitharan has 30 years of experience in railway research. He is
the Director of the Institute of Railway Technology (IRT) at Monash
University in Australia.
From 2006 to 2008, Ravi was the National Executive Chairman of
Engineers Australia’s Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA). For
his outstanding contribution to the Australian and international rail
industry, the RTSA Life Membership (2011) and the coveted RTSA
Individual Award (2014) were awarded to him.
Ravi has also been awarded the prestigious Australian Academy of
Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) Clunies Ross Award in
2014 for the application of science and technology for the benefit of
Australia.
Ravi is a Fellow of Engineers Australia, Chartered Professional Engineer
and Engineering Executive.
Ravi is a Technical Advisory Panel member of Singapore SMRT and an
advisory board member of Industrial Transformation Training Centre for
Advanced Technologies in Rail Track Infrastructure in Australia.