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Ms. Michelle L. Harvey
University of Western Australia/University of Tennessee
Reseach Interest: forensic entomology
Michelle will pursue doctoral studies at the Forensic Anthropology Facility of the and the Chaminade University of Honolulu, investigating the molecular-based study of flies that have impact in forensic cases as an investigative tool and the livestock industry in particular fly strike in sheep. Upon return to Australia Ms. Harvey intends to establish an Australian research group dedicated to forensic entomology after completing her PhD. Ms. Harvey received a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to South Africa in 2001/2 and is active in the Rotaract.

Mr. Jason D. Hoogland of Brisbane
University of Queensland/Massachusetts Insitute of Technology
Research Interest: Aerospace engineering 

A graduate from the University of Melbourne in Physics and Mathematics and the University of Western Australia in Mechanical Engineering, he is currently at the University of Queensland working towards his PhD in aerospace engineering, in particular hypersonics. He has been asked to study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics' Space Systems Laboratory as part of the Mars Gravity Biosatellite project, ( a collaborative endeavor between the University of Washington, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Queensland. The project will focus on small payload returns, and the first orbital reentry to the Australian continent.

Ms. Deborah Sim 
University of Sydney/Case Western Reserve University.
Research Interest: Functional Electrical Stimulation
FES is the application of controlled electrical currents to peripheral nerves in order to restore lost function and Case Western is the world's leading FES research institution. After receiving her Masters, Ms. Sim intends to bring new control system techniques to Sydney's Quadriplegic Hand Research Centre to research, develop and clinically implement FES technology in Australia.

Mr. Bob B. M. Wong
Australian National University/Boston University (Woods Hole)
Research Interest: Evolutionary Ecology
He is specializing in synthetic animation playback to address questions of behavioral and evolutionary ecology as part of his research. He intends on his return to Australia to establish a research program to study local fauna and to train other Australians assisting to conserve and protect Australia's unique fish fauna and their habitats.
Dr. Dan J. Siskind
University of Queensland/Harvard School of Public Health
Research Interest: Public Mental Health
Mr. Siskind plans to undertake the community health stream at Harvard with a focus on mental topics linked directly to Australia to help the development of Australia's growing field of public mental health. He will work on long distance psychiatric consultations for low density populations and gene research developments for genetically linked illnesses. Mr. Siskind plans on returning to Australia to finish his Psychiatry fellowship.

Mr. Roland J. Stephens
University of Sydney/Georgetown University.
Research Interest: Public Private Partnerships
At Georgetown, Mr. Stephens intends to examine the participation of the private sector in the financing and provisions of public services and infrastructure. He will explore different forms of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the United States to provide insight into PPPs for Australia, where they are a relatively new and growing form of public works financing.
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