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Associate Professor, School of Engineering, RMIT University

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Mark A Gregory was born in Melbourne, Australia and after some time away for schooling and a stint in the Army settled back in Melbourne.

He received a PhD and a Master of Engineering from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia in 2008 and 1992 respectively, and a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 1984.

He continues to teach the next generation of engineers working as an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering, RMIT University and was recognised for his teaching in 2009 when he was awarded an Australian Learning and Teaching Council Citation.

Mark has recently published a book on Security and the Networked Society which provides research and discussion relating to current issues surrounding telecommunications, the National Broadband Network and the Internet.

Mark has more than 100 publications including his book, journal and conference papers covering topics in the areas of cyber-security, fibre and wireless networks, public policy and technical risk. Dr Gregory is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

Dr Gregory actively participates in public debate covering telecommunications, digital security and the Internet. He is available to write articles and participate in conferences, seminars and interviews.


  • 2017–present
    Associate professor, RMIT University
  • 1996–2016
    Senior Lecturer, RMIT University
  • 1992–1995
    Lecturer, RMIT University
  • 1980–1991
    Captain Retired, Australian Army


  • 2008 
    RMIT University, Doctor of Philosphy
  • 1992 
    RMIT University, Master of Engineering
  • 1984 
    University of New South Wales, Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical)(Honours)

Grants and Contracts

  • 2015
    Public Wi-Fi as Urban Infrastructure - the Australian Case
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2013
    Warrnambool Exchange Fire Consumer Impact Analysis
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:

Professional Memberships

  • Institution of Engineers Australia
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Research Areas

  • Electrical And Electronic Engineering (0906)


Austalian Learning and Teaching Council Citation awarded in 2009, Australian Defence Medal