Peter Kolotelo

Research Assistant – Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University
e. Peter.Kolotelo@monash.edu
p. (03) 9905 3837

Peter completed a Bachelor of Science (Aquatic Science) at Deakin University, Warrnambool in 1997, majoring in aquatic chemistry and aquatic biology. He then completed an Honours degree at the same institution in 1999, based on the movements of fish through a rockramp fishway. Following this, Peter worked as a hydrographer in Hamilton, VIC, spending about 12 months in this role travelling all over south west Victoria collecting stream flow measurements and water quality data. As the opportunity arose, Peter undertook a Master of Science degree at Monash University, Clayton, under the guidance of Bob Keller and John Baldwin (completed in 2004). He then got offered a position with Ecowise (now ALS) in the Geelong Water Quality Laboratory, where he spent five and a half years in various roles, mainly managing the laboratory’s large clients and all field work responsibilites. He recently accepted a role as a Research Assistant in the Civil Engineering Department at Monash University.

As a Research Team Member, Peter is involved in the Centre for Water Sensitive Cities through a variety of projects: