Director of the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development, Western Sydney University

Jonathan Tapson is the Director of the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development.

His research area is in electronic sensors and systems, and particularly bio-inspired sensors. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and holds 11 patents.

His research has led to the founding of three spin-out companies, and he remains very interested in start-up entrepreneurship.

His current research activity focuses on networks which can learn to make decisions in the same way that the human brain preforms this task.

Experience

  • –present
    Director of the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development, Western Sydney University

Education

  • 1994 
    University of Cape Town, South Africa., PhD