The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics recognised the contributions of two leading alumni at its Inaugural Alumni Achievement Awards on Friday 8 August.
Dr Harold Clough AO OBE was recognised for his commitment to industry, community and education with the Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award.
Michael Malone, who set up iiNet in his parent's backyard and developed it to be Australia's second-largest internet service provider, received the Changemaker: Innovating and Entrepreneurship Award.
Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, Winthrop Professor John Dell said Dr Clough and Mr Malone were embodied the Faculty's vision to ‘empower people to change the world'.
"Both graduates have, and continue to, inspire and motivate members of their communities to innovate," Professor Dell said.
"By choosing to recognise and celebrate the success of our extraordinary alumni, UWA will inspire current and future students to become the next generation of changemakers."