Bruce Morrison is an online lecturer with EIT working to develop the next generations of biomedical engineering technicians within the Advance Diploma in Biomedical Engineering.
Bruce Morrison has an electrical engineering degree from UNSW and a Master of Applied Science in Clinical Measurement from UTS. He is a fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia, a chartered professional engineer and is registered on the National Engineers Register. He is the immediate past president of the Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, NSW Inc. and currently the honorary secretary, and has been chairman and deputy chairman of the Board of the College of Biomedical Engineers, and a member of the National Committee for Clinical Engineering. He is the convenor of the annual SMBE biomedical engineering conference.
Mr Morrison has over forty-five years’ experience in biomedical engineering as a technician, engineer and manager. He has extensive experience both in NSW hospitals’ biomedical engineering departments and across developing countries with long periods spent in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste, and several shorter periods in eight Pacific Island Countries.
Mr Morrison worked with NSW Health Infrastructure for five years in advising on the delivery of major and minor medical equipment to hospital redevelopment projects across NSW. He now runs his own company, Morrison Newlin Consulting with his wife Dr Kerry Newlin, a registered nurse/nurse practitioner using his expertise in medical equipment procurement, maintenance systems and commissioning processes.
He has trained biomedical engineering technicians and nurses in developing countries across the Asia Pacific region in medical equipment care, operation, and repair and is now putting his training expertise to good use in providing training and mentoring to young biomedical engineers and technicians with EIT.