Hitech Materials Pty Ltd  (ABN 34 133 564 495) was established in 2008 and is an independent, materials-engineering consulting firm headed by Dr. Philip Walls. 

 “Hitech Materials offers a range of independent consulting services to improve plant performance and reduce maintenance costs and down time”

Dr. Walls has 30 years experience in the development, processing and selection of materials for extreme environments. He is proficient in a variety of techniques for evaluating materials and in resolving service failures.

He has worked in industry, government and industrial labs across three continents.

 Certified Materials Professional.

Member of:-

  • Materials Australia.
  • The Australian Ceramic Society.
  • The American Ceramic Society.
  • The Institute of Refractory Engineers.
  • Standard Australia, TC33 Refractory Materials.
  • Director of i3net, The Illawarra Innovative Industry Network.

Dr Phil Walls, BSc, PhD, CMatP


Principal Consultant Engineer