Emeritus Professor Odwyn Jones

Odwyn was Principal of the WA School of Mines at Kalgoorlie and Dean of Mining and Mineral Technology at WAIT/ Curtin University of Technology for 15 years. He became Director of University Development (International) and Director of the Brodie-Hall Research and Consultancy Centre for a further 4 years before retirement.
Professor Jones later became director of University Development (International) and director of the Brodie-Hall Research and Consultancy Centre before his retirement. He is a longstanding member of the Minerals and Energy Research Institute of WA, and played a significant role in developing the Goldfields Mining Expo.
In 2006, he was awarded the Order of Australia Medal as an Officer of the Order for service to the mining industry and the broader Kalgoorlie-Boulder community. In 2016 he was awarded the Walk of Fame honour as part of the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s Australia Day celebrations.

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