Our Staff

Our Staff

Head of Department

NamePositionArea of Interests
Prof Michael ShengHead of DepartmentWeb of Things,
Internet of Things,
Big Data Analytics,
Web Science,
Service-oriented Computing,
Pervasive Computing,
Sensor Networks

The Executives of the Department

Executive RoleNameAreas of Interests
Director of TeachingA/Prof Steve CassidyData Science
Language Resources and Semantic Web
Director of TeachingA/Prof Anthony SloaneProgramming Languages
Software Language Engineering
MRes CoordinatorA/Prof Mark DrasData Science
Natural Language Processing
Computational Linguistics
Machine Learning
Director of Postgraduate Coursework ProgramsA/Prof Manolya KavakliVirtual Reality
Computer Games
Human Computer Interaction
Information Processing and Cognitive Modelling
Director of Higher Degree ResearchA/Prof Yan WangTrust Management
Services Computing
Social Networks
Security
Director of Industry & External RelationsDr Len HameyPattern Recognition
Computer Vision
Machine Learning
Image Processing
Artificial Neural Networks
Director of ResearchProf Jian YangSocial Network
Business Process Management
Service Oriented Computing
Database

Academic Staff

NamePositionAreas of Interests
Dr. Peter BuschSenior Lecturer
Chair, FSE Human Research Ethics Sub-Committee
Information Systems - Knowledge Management,
Organisational Learning
Knowledge Flows
Business Processes,
Social Network Analysis
A/Prof Steve CassidyAssociate Professor
Director of Teaching
Data Science
Language Resources and Semantic Web
A/Prof Mark DrasAssociate Professor
MRes Coordinator
RPL Officer
Data Science
Natural Language Processing
Computational Linguistics
Machine Learning
A/Prof Franck CassezAssociate Professor
Deputy MRes Coordinator
Formal Methods
Software Verification
Static Analysis
Real-Time Systems Verification and Control
A/Prof. Christophe DocheAssociate Professor
Executive Director of the Optus Macquarie University Cyber Security Hub
Cyber Security - Cryptography 
Dr Len HameySenior Lecturer
Director of Industry & External Relations
Pattern Recognition
Computer Vision
Machine Learning
Image Processing
Artificial Neural Networks
 
A/Prof Michael HitchensAssociate Professor
FSE A/Dean of Quality & Standards
Computer Security
Videogames
Roleplaying Games
Player/Avatar Interaction
Prof Mark JohnsonProfessorData Science
Machine Learning
Computational Linguistics
Statistical Models
Prof Michael JohnsonProfessor
Scientific Director of Optus Macquarie University Cyber Security Hub
RPL Officer
Cyber Security
Category Theory
A/Prof Manolya KavakliAssociate Professor
Director of Postgraduate Coursework Programs
Virtual Reality
Computer Games
Human Computer Interaction
Information Processing and Cognitive Modelling
Dr. Young Choon LeeSenior LecturerDistributed Computing
High Performance Computing
Parallel and Distributed Systems
Prof Bernard Mans
OSP Jan-June 2017
Professor
FSE Deputy Dean
Algorithms and Complexity
Graphs
Mobile & Wireless Computing
Dr. Scott McCallumSenior LecturerSymbolic and Algebraic Computation
Prof Annabelle McIverProfessor
Deputy Director of Industry & External Relations
Formal Verification and Modelling of Probabilistic Systems
Quantitative Logics
Quantitative Information Flow for Security
Dr. Diego Molla AliodSenior Lecturer
Deputy Director of Higher Degree Research
RPL Officer
Computational Linguistics
Machine Learning
Biomedicine
A/Prof Abhaya NayakAssociate ProfessorArtificial Intelligence
Knowledge Representation 
Prof Mehmet OrgunProfessor
Deputy Director of Research
Artificial Intelligence
Trust & Security
Intelligent Agents
Prof Deborah RichardsProfessorVirtual Humans
Agent-based Simulations
Virtual Reality and Simulations
Knowledge Acquisition
Serious Games (education, training and health)
Dr. Matthew RobertsLecturerProgramming Languages
Type Systems
Dr. Malcolm RyanSenior LecturerArtificial Intelligence
Planning
Knowledge Representation
Deep Learning
Game Design - Ethical engagement, crowd simulation, serious games
Dr. Rolf SchwitterSenior Lecturer
RPL Officer
Artificial Intelligence
Computational Linguistics
Data Science
Dr. Rajan Shankaran
OSP Jan-June 2017
Senior Lecturer
Deputy Director of Postgraduate Coursework Programs
Cyber Security
Mobile and Wireless Networks Security
Trust in Mobile Networks
Prof Michael ShengProfessor
Head of Department
Web of Things,
Internet of Things,
Big Data Analytics,
Web Science,
Service-oriented Computing,
Pervasive Computing,
Sensor Networks
A/Prof Anthony SloaneAssociate Professor
Director of Teaching
Programming Languages
Software Language Engineering
Dr. Stephen SmithLecturer
RPL Officer
Department WH&S Representative
Information Systems,
Green IS,
IS Security,
Emergency Management,
eGovernment
Prof Vijay VaradharajanProfessor
Microsoft Chair in Innovation in Computing
Cyber Security
Trusted Computing
Cloud Security
Big Data Security
Internet of Things Security
Software Security
Internet and Critical Infrastructure Protection
Security Policies
Models and Architectures
Smart Grid Security
Healthcare Security
Privacy Technologies and Policies
Prof Dominic Verity
On Leave Til 2017
ProfessorCategory Theory
Programming Languages
Semantics and Type Theory
A/Prof Yan WangAssociate Professor
Director of Higher Degree Research
Trust Management
Services Computing
Social Networks
Security
Prof Jian YangProfessor
Director of Research
Social Network
Business Process Management
Service Oriented Computing
Database

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

NameContact DetailsAreas of Interests
Dr Min FuOffice:  E6A 308
Phone: 9850 5398
Email:  min.fu@mq.edu.au

Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems;

Big Data, Data Mining and Machine Learning;

Security and Dependability of Software and Systems;

Software Architecture and Software Engineering;

Dr. Karl LiOffice:  E6A 316
Phone: 9850 9515
Email:  karl.li@mq.edu.au
 
Dr. Tahiry RabehajaOffice:  E6A 316
Phone: 9850 9577
Email:  tahiry.rabehaja@mq.edu.au
Program Verification and Security Analysis
Dr. Min ShaOffice:  E6A 373
Phone: 9850 9571
Email:  min.sha@mq.edu.au
Number Theory and Its Applications in Cryptography;
Graph Theory
Dr Daniel SutantyoOffice:  E6A 340
Phone: 9850 9540
Email:  daniel.sutantyo@mq.edu.au
Computer Security,
Cryptography,
Graph Theory,
Number Theory
Dr Hegler TissotOffice:  E6A 324
Phone: 9850 9113
Email:  hegler.tissot@mq.edu.au

Natural Language Processing

Information extraction from medical documents

Normalisation of temporal expressions

Dr Udaya TupakulaOffice:  E6A 321
Phone: 9850 9521
Email:  udaya.tupakula@mq.edu.au

Malware and Denial of Service attacks, 

Intrusion Detection, 

Mobile and Sensor Networks Security, 

Cloud Computing Security, 

Virtualisation Security, 

Software Defined Networks Security, Trusted Computing, 

Healthcare Security, 

Cognitive Radio Network Security, and Smart Grid Security

Dr William ZhaoOffice:  E6A 308
Phone: 9850 5398
Email:  weiliang.zhao@mq.edu.au

Social Network,
Service Computing,
Business Process Management

Professional Staff

NamePositionContact Details
Melina ChanExecutive Officer - Team LeaderOffice:  E6A 361
Phone: 9850 9510
Email:  melina.chan@mq.edu.au
Sylvian ChowDepartment AdministratorOffice:  E6A 360
Phone: 9850 9105
Email:  sylvian.chow@mq.edu.au
Donna HuaAdministrative OfficerOffice:  E6A 359
Phone: 9850 9526
Email:  donna.hua@mq.edu.au
Donna Lukezic

Executive Assistant to Prof Vijay Varadharajan

(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:  9.30am - 4.30pm)

Office:  E6A 360
Phone: 9850 9536
Email:  donna.lukezic@mq.edu.au
Jackie WalshDepartment Administrator
(Monday -Wednesday: 9am - 5pm)
Office:  E6A 364
Phone: 9850 9563
Email:  jackie.walsh@mq.edu.au
Fiona YangDepartment AdministratorOffice:  E6A 360
Phone: 9850 9514
Email:  fiona.yang@mq.edu.au

Adjunct Professors, Honorary Professors, Honorary Fellows

NamePositionContact Details
Prof Robert DaleAdjunct ProfessorEmail: robert.dale@mq.edu.au
Prof Mikhail ProkopenkoAdjunct ProfessorEmail: mikhail.prokopenko@mq.edu.au
Prof Josef PieprzykHonorary ProfessorEmail: josef.pieprzyk@mq.edu.au
Prof Igor ShparlinskiHonorary ProfessorEmail: igor.shparlinski@mq.edu.au
Dr. Lee FlaxHonorary FellowEmail: lee.flax@mq.edu.au
A/Prof Leszek MaciaszekHonorary FellowEmail: leszek.maciaszek@mq.edu.au
A/Prof Gunther RossmanithHonorary FellowEmail: gunther.rossmanith@mq.edu.au
A/Prof. Li YangVisiting FellowEmail: li.yang@mq.edu.au
Dr. Ron SteifeldVisiting FellowEmail: ron.steinfeld@mq.edu.au
Dr. Danny LiuVisiting FellowEmail: danny.liu@mq.edu.au
A/Prof Guan Feng LiuVisiting FellowEmail: 
Prof. Sooyong KangVisiting ProfessorEmail: sooyong.kang@mq.edu.au
Prof. Marco AielloVisiting Professor

Email: marco.aiello@mq.edu.au

Prof. Ying HuaVisiting ProfessorEmail:

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