Lab Notes

015 - FROM HELLAS TO THE HEAVENS - Prof. Andy Koronios

July 21, 2020

FROM HELLAS TO THE HEAVENS

Building Australia's space technology sector from the ground up is a mighty challenge - but Prof. Andy Koronios is used to defying the odds. 

Born in an impoverished region in southern Greece, Andreas lost his parents at an early age. By the time he was a teenager Andy was fending for himself and realised the time had come for a drastic change - a one way ticket to Australia. 

Since arriving in the early 1970's, Andy has embodied the migrant story. Learning English in night school, serving in the Australian Army, and earning four higher degrees on his way to becoming a leading Australian academic. Now the CEO of the SmartSat CRC, Prof. Andy Koronios a key part of Australia's renewed focus on space, not to mention a passionate advocate for science, entrepreneurship and industry collaboration. 

Listen in for a how-to guide in reaching for the stars. 

 

GUEST : Prof. Andy Koronios 
https://www.linkedin.com/in/andy-koronios-2490276

SMART SAT CRC
https://smartsatcrc.com/

EON LABS : 
https://www.eonlabs.org/
https://eonjournal.com/

RENY DIGITAL :
https://renydigital.com/

HOST :
Dr. Leo Stevens
https://www.linkedin.com/in/leostevensinc/

MUSIC :
Purple Planet Music
https://www.purple-planet.com
Mixed by Dr. Nat Harris 

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