Title: Electrical Engineer, Director, Professor & Researcher
Company: Sweeting Consulting
Location: St. Ives, New South Wales, Australia
David Keith Sweeting, Ph.D., Electrical Engineer, Director, Professor and Researcher at Sweeting Consulting, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in electrical engineering.
Dr. Sweeting is a renowned figure in the field of engineering who has amassed nearly five decades of professional experience. Serving as the director of Sweeting Consulting since 1989, he formerly held numerous roles with several other firms, including Bassett Consulting Engineers, where he acted as a senior electrical engineer, engineer, associate and associate director between 1980 and 1983. Prior to these appointments, he was an engineer for such firms as Hornsby Substations with the Sydney County Council, Testing Branch with the Sydney County Council, Lane Cove High Power Testing Station with the Sydney County Council, and the High Power Test Department with Brown, Boveri & Cie.
To prepare for his illustrious career, Dr. Sweeting pursued a formal education at the University of Sydney, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in 1962, a Bachelor of Engineering in 1964, and a Doctor of Philosophy in 1969. He is a certified professional engineer in Australia. In addition, Dr. Sweeting has been a frequent invited speaker to numerous conferences and symposia throughout his career and has been the author of more than 90 publications and research papers between 1968 and 2018.
In recognition of his exceptional contributions to engineering, Dr. Sweeting has accrued several accolades. The recipient of the Order of Australia Medal in 2018, he also received the M.A. Sergeant Medal from Engineers Australia in 2015. The four-time winner of the Conway Prize from the Electric Energy Society of Australia in 2003, 2004, 2006, and 2009, he was presented with the Gold Award for Technical Services and Gold Award for Small Firms from Consult Australia in 2005. Dr. Sweeting is an honorary fellow of Engineers Australia.
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