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Prof. Murray Gillin


About Murray

Professor Emeritus Murray Gillin BEng (Hons), MEng Sc, MEd, PhD, Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

Murray’s career spans 60 years across a broad spectrum of teaching and research, including engineering, entrepreneurship and innovation.

Murray has worked as Defence Research Attaché in the Australian Embassy Washington, USA. and in education as Dean of Engineering, Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Industry/Academic Liaison) at Swinburne University of Technology.

In 1997 he received an Order of Australia award, and received Honorary Doctorates from the US Northeastern University (1997) and Swinburne University in 2016. He has been Past- President of the Institution of Engineers, Australia, Past-President of the World Association for Co-operative Education and founder and Chair of Ausentrepreneurs Without Borders.

Murray has held the positions of Past Elder and Chair of the Council for Forrest Baptist Church, Frankston Victoria; past Chair of the Australian Evangelical Alliance, Victoria and past Chair Christian Brethren Research Fellowship, Australia.  He is currently Chair of the Australian Institute of Archaeology, and Chair of the Innovative Strategy Task Group, sub-committee of Tabor Board.

As a retired academic, Murray is committed to Tabor and the education and developing of spiritually alive graduates.

Murray has been a member of Tabor’s Board since 2013.




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