Professor of Information Systems; Research Associate, Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living, Victoria University

Professor Zeleznikow is an internationally recognised expert, with over 30 years research experience including the last 15 years working on negotiation decision support and machine learning in law.

His publications include three books, 50 refereed journal articles (including the Harvard Negotiation Law Review) and 150 refereed conference articles.

He has received over $7million in competitive research grants, significant international collaboration and industry funding, supervised 11 PHD students to completion and conducted over twenty radio and television appearances.

Professor Zeleznikow has worked in the university sector for 38 years, with extended experience in USA, France, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Poland and Israel. He has also worked with Victoria Legal Aid, Relationships Australia, the New Zealand government and the Victorian Institute of Sport.


  • –present
    Associate Dean, Research and Research Training, Victoria University
  • 2003–present
    Professor of Information Systems & Director of Laboratory for Decision Support & Dispute Management, Victoria University
  • 2001–2001
    Director, Joseph Bell Centre for Forensic Statistics & Legal Reasoning, Law School, University of Edinburgh, Scotland


  • 1987 
    University of Melbourne, Graduate Diploma in Computingf
  • 1980 
    Monash University, PhD
  • 1973 
    Monash University, Bachelor of Science with Honours

Research Areas

  • Artificial Intelligence And Image Processing (0801)
  • Information Systems (0806)
  • Law (1801)