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Associate Professor, University of Sydney

Danny is a molecular biologist by training, programmer by night, researcher and academic developer by day, and educator at heart. A multiple international and national teaching award winner, he works at the confluence of learning analytics, student engagement, educational technology, and professional development and leadership. He is an Associate Professor in the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) Portfolio at the University of Sydney, where he researches and leads staff across the institution in educational innovation, blended and online teaching, and the effective use of learning analytics and artificial intelligence to improve student learning and experience.


  • 2020–present
    Associate Professor, The University of Sydney
  • 2016–2019
    Senior Lecturer, The University of Sydney


  • 2016 
    Macquarie University, Graduate Certificate in Higher Education
  • 2011 
    The University of Sydney, PhD
  • 2006 
    The University of Sydney, Bachelor of Science (Advanced) (H1)

Professional Memberships

  • Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education
  • Society for Learning Analytics Research