Nicholas Sheppard

Former sessional lecturer, Victoria University

Nicholas Sheppard is an assistant professor at the Singapore Institute of Technology. He was formerly a sessional lecturer in computer science at Victoria University Sydney, and a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Wollongong. He has published research in digital rights management, privacy and digital watermarking, and has developed software for digital libraries and open data repositories.


  • 2016–present
    Assistant Professor, Singapore Institute of Technology
  • 2012–2015
    Sessional Lecturer, Victoria University Sydney
  • 2012–2014
    Software Engineer, Intersect
  • 2010–2011
    Digital Repository Developer, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2008–2009
    Research Fellow, University of Calgary
  • 2000–2007
    Research Fellow, University of Wollongong


  • 2011 
    Griffith University, Graduate Certificate in Communications
  • 2001 
    University of Sydney, PhD (Computer Science)
  • 1996 
    University of Queensland, Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems)
  • 1996 
    University of Queensland, Bachlor of Science

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  • IEEE Computer Society
  • IEEE Society on the Social Implications of Technology

Research Areas

  • Computer System Security (080303)