Associate Professor and head of the Department of Computing, Curtin University

An experienced IT professional with extensive background in research, implementation, management, auditing and compliance work in the ICT field and tertiary education.

Experience in:
12 years - Project management and administration
9 years - Compliance, accreditation and auditing
8 years - Lead in joint projects on security with industry partners and the Australian Research Council (ARC)
3 years - Cyber Security - specialisations: Intrusion Detection and Analysis, System Administration, Penetration Testing, Forensics and Incident Handling, ISO27000 Compliance and Virtualisation Technology

17 years - Research in Artificial Intelligence, Unstructured Stream Data Mining and Computer Vision
15 years - Teaching and administration at Tertiary Level (undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level) - Developed and Maintained Computer Science and Cyber Security Programmes

Qualifications:

University
PhD - 1999 (Incremental Learning of Multimodal Data)
Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) with First Class Honours - 1996

Information Security
GSEC, GPEN, GCIA, GCIH, GCUX, GSSP-.NET, GWAPT

Research Activity
- CI (Chief Investigator) on three large ARC grants
- Published over 65 peer-reviewed papers in international conferences and journals

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor and head of the Department of Computing, Curtin University

Education

  • 1999 
    Curtin University, PhD