On Wednesday 30 January, the Australian Computer Society (ACS) acknowledged Dr Rod Dilnutt FACS, the third elected Fellow of ACS Victoria in 2012. Ian Dennis, Chairman, ACS Victoria presented Dr Dilnutt with an honorary certificate and silver ACS pin at the first Branch Forum for 2013.
A Fellow is the highest grade of membership in the ACS, and is one of the formal ways in which the ACS can recognise an outstanding contribution to the profession. The FACS post nominal indicates that the ACS recognises the individual has made an outstanding contribution to the development of ICT in Australia.
Dr Rod Dilnutt has made a distinguished contribution to the ICT profession in Australia as a practitioner, pioneer and educator in the field of knowledge management by leading the development of professional practices in knowledge management for a major global consultancy, being the industry and academic lead for the Master in Knowledge Management course at the University of Melbourne, and by contributing to the body of knowledge and to Australian Standards in his field.
Dr Dilnutt is recognised in Australia and internationally as a thought leader, mentor and educator in the field of Knowledge Management. During his 25 year career he has implemented strategies and solutions in this domain for Australian and global companies, is regularly published on the subject and is a frequent presenter at professional and academic conferences.
Rod is a member of the ACS Education Faculty Board, and is a lead tutor in the ACS CPEP program. Dr Dilnutt holds the grade of Senior Member of the ACS. He is highly active in the profession through his own company and in working with academia through lecturing, PhD student supervision and serving on university course advisory boards.
We congratulate and thank Dr Dilnutt for his contribution to the ICT industry.
(Left: Dr Rod Dilnutt FACS; Right: Ian Dennis, Chairman, ACS Victoria)