Since 2010, Richard Taylor has been an Adjunct Professor, in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science within the Queensland University of Technology’s Science and Engineering Faculty. In this role, Richard has conducted significant industrial research linked to the energy/power industry, involving attracting funding, facilitating scholarships and running seminars for industry, academia and government. Richard has also been instrumental in establishing specialist QUT teaching and research facilities including a heavy current lab and applied superconductivity lab.
Prior to this, Richard co-founded two companies, Mesaplexx Pty Ltd and Mosaic Information Technology Pty Ltd. These involved design, manufacture and marketing of next generation solutions for the wireless telecommunications market worldwide, and state-of-the-art electronic data communications equipment.
Richard is a Fellow of Engineers Australia, a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) and holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Queensland.