Dr; Senior Researcher, Data61

Thomas did a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Melbourne in the mid 1990s. His doctoral work was in the area of logic programming and compiler design. He then spent 7 years working in the area of text search and information retrieval for a small company spun off from RMIT University. After a short break he moved into bioinformatics, applying insights from his previous experience.


  • 2007–present
    Senior Researcher, National ICT Australia


  • 2001 
    The University of Melbourne, Doctor of Philosophy

Research Areas

  • Bioinformatics (060102)
  • Bioinformatics Software (080301)
  • Coding And Information Theory (080401)
  • Analysis Of Algorithms And Complexity (080201)