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Elanor Huntington is the Executive Director of Digital, National Facilities and Collections at CSIRO.
Prior to CSIRO, Elanor was the Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the Australian National University (ANU). She has also held Board appointments at Innovation Science Australia, Significant Ventures, Questacon and other government scientific advisory roles. Elanor was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Technology and Engineering in 2020 and was named an honorary Fellow of Engineers Australia in 2017. She led the extended Group of Eight (Go8+) Engineering Deans as first female Chair from 2017-2019. In 2000, Elanor completed her PhD in experimental Quantum Optics. Her current research includes the control of quantum systems, more specifically; the interface between theory and applications. She was a Program Manager in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technologies for nearly 2 decades.