Dr Catherine Ball
The highflying scientist behind world-leading drone research
Drone research and technology is soaring to new heights in Queensland. Find out why drone expert and entrepreneur Dr Catherine Ball thinks Queensland is both the perfect incubator for the new drone economy, and her own ‘goldilocks zone’ to balance a successful career with a relaxed lifestyle.
Dr Catherine Ball is an author, founder, and ethics advocate working across global projects where robotics and new technology meet environmental protection. Dr Ball has travelled and worked globally on cutting-edge projects that combine science, entrepreneurship, empowerment, education and training. As part of her ongoing support for the development of non-military application of drone technology in Australia, she has co-created the world’s first significant global drone conference to focus on all parts of the drone economy to be held in Brisbane each year – the World of Drones Congress.
This is just one of the success stories happening in Queensland right now. You can find out more on the Advance Queensland website.