Dr David Wylie is a respected scientific advisor to the Royal Australian Navy. He has over 40 years’ experience in the defence sector in a range of maritime and platforms related activities.
His focus as Chief of a number of divisions within DSTO was to provide science and technology support to Defence: these divisions specialise in materials, propulsion systems, structures and signatures. In this leadership role he directed over 200 multi-disciplined researchers in support of fixed wing aircraft and helicopters, naval surface ships and submarines. Previous research specialties include environmental acoustics, sonar systems and sonar signal processing.