On Wednesday 5 March, the Victorian Branch of the Australian Computer Society (ACS) acknowledged Professor Matthew Warren and Dr Keith Frampton’s election to the grade of Fellow. Ian Wells, Chair of the Fellows Committee, presented Matthew and Keith with their Fellows certificate and silver ACS pins at our March Branch Forum event which was attended by more than 120 guests.
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.
Professor Matthew Warren has made a distinguished contribution to Australian ICT through his leadership and research achievements in the areas of cyber security, information security and computer ethics with a focus on safeguarding Australia and the wider community. Matthew is a Professor of Information Systems at Deakin University and a researcher in the areas of Information Security, Computer Ethics and Cyber Security. He has authored and co-authored over 300 books, book chapters, journal papers and conference papers. He has received numerous grants and awards from national and international funding bodies. Professor Warren has worked actively with professional and government bodies in Australia and overseas to promote cyber/information security and computer ethics.
(Professor Matthew Warren FACS and Ian Wells FACS, Chairman of the Fellows Committee and Branch Executive Committee Member of ACS Victoria)
Dr Keith Frampton is an outstanding and very significant Australian leader in the specialisations of Enterprise Architecture and IT Governance. With over 30 years professional practice in industry and an academic career in innovative Enterprise Architecture research and educational program development and delivery, Dr Frampton's contribution to the profession is recognised as very significant in Australia and internationally. He is an invited founder member of the Centre of the Advancement of Enterprise Architecture Profession, a signatory or Australian Standards AS8051, the driving force behind a world-leading Masters’ Program and a facilitator of numerous industry-academic education and research activities.
(Dr Keith Frampton FACS and Ian Wells FACS, Chairman of the Fellows Committee and Branch Executive Committee Member of ACS Victoria)
We congratulate and thank Professor Matthew Warren and Dr Keith Frampton for their contribution to the ICT industry.