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Senior Lecturer of Computer Science, Swinburne University of Technology

Dr Chris McCarthy received his BSc(Hons) (1999) and Masters (2005) degrees in computer science from The University of Melbourne, and PhD from the Australian National University in 2010. Chris has worked both domestically and internationally as an academic lecturer and researcher in computer vision and robotics, having held positions in Singapore (1999-2001), Italy (2007) and most recently with NICTA's Computer Vision Research Group in Canberra (2009-2015), and is a member of the Bionic Vision Australia consortium. In 2015 he took up a lecturing position with Swinburne University of Technology.


  • 2015–present
    Lecturer, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2013–2015
    Visitor, Bionics Institute
  • 2012–2015
    Senior researcher, NICTA
  • 2009–2012
    Researcher , NICTA
  • 2007–2007
    Visitor, Italian Institute of Technology
  • 2001–2005
    Associate lecturer, The University of Melbourne
  • 1999–2000
    International Fellow, Ngee Ann Polytechnic


  • 2010 
    Australian National University, PhD/Computer Vision and Robotics
  • 2005 
    The University of Melbourne, Master of Computer Science
  • 1999 
    The University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Science (Hons)