Ian R. Johnston

Professor, Person

1949 –

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Who is Ian R. Johnston?

Ian R. Johnston is an Australian human factors engineer and road safety advocate. He is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

Johnston was educated at the University of Melbourne. In 1991, he was appointed professor and director of the Monash University Accident Research Centre - the largest accident research centre in the Southern Hemisphere. Upon his retirement, he was praised by senior university and government figures as extremely influential in reducing road injuries in Victoria and worldwide. Johnston was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2007 for service to the transport industry, particularly the promotion of road safety.

Prior to assuming his role at the MUARC, Johnston held a number of positions, including Director of Road Safety for the Government of Victoria under the John Cain II government.

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Born
1949
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  • Ian Johnston
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Education
  • University of Melbourne

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on July 23, 2013

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