Academic Board

Academic Board
(IBI Group)



Professor David James AO

David is the former Vice-Chancellor, University of Ballarat,  Deputy Vice-Chancellor  of Deakin University and Professor of Applied Chemistry at Bond University

Professional Recognition
Awarded Order of Australia
Emeritus Professor

PHD Physical Chemistry
Masters Physical Chemistry

David has published some 120 refereed scientific papers and three books. He was a speaker or an invited speaker at scientific meetings in 7 countries. From the mid-1980’s he had an increasing interest in applied research and in 1987 floated a company out of the university to examine the medical and industrial applications of lasers. At this time he also held a part-time position as Professor of Applied Chemistry at Bond University

Other activities;
President Volunteers for Isolated Students Education since 2001
Chair Ballarat Foundation since 2001
President Ballarat Rotary Club  2005
Chair JANA Ballarat2001-2005
President Ballarat New Generation Probus Club 2005-6
Chair Committee for Ballarat 2006
Chair and Board Member C-Ballarat 2001-
Chair Victorian Science, Technology and Innovation Awards 2005
Chair Co-operative Association of Victorian Libraries2001-2006