Founder, Dean / Engineering Institute of Technology
Dr Steve Mackay is the founder and dean of the Engineering Institute of Technology. He has a varied career in engineering, having worked in automation, data acquisition, instrumentation, data communications, and process control throughout Australia, Europe, Africa, and North America for over 35 years.
Dr Mackay successfully pioneered the application of new technologies in Australia and overseas, installing industrial data communication systems and implementing live online education (including remote laboratories) for engineering students worldwide. He has also been involved in a range of industries including power stations, mining, mineral processing, oil/gas/petrochemical plants, and platforms.
Dr Mackay presented courses on industrial data communications, data acquisition, instrumentation, and process control to over 30,000 engineers and technicians worldwide for clients such as NASA, Rolls Royce, and BP. He has also co-authored and edited 25 engineering books that have been published across the world.
Dr Mackay is a Fellow of Engineers Australia with a license to practice as a Chemical, Mechanical, and Electrical Chartered Professional Engineer.