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SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND COMPUTING

Professor Liz Burd

Software Engineering

Professor Burd is an expert in Software Engineering and an IEEE Computer Society Chair. She is currently involved in the re-evaluation and re-design of the Software Engineering program as a teaching and learning mentor.

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Emeritus Laureate Professor Graham Goodwin

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Graham Goodwin graduated from the University of New South Wales with B.Sc. (Physics) 1965, B.E. Honours I (Electrical Engineering) 1967 and Ph.D. 1971. In 2010 he was awarded the IEEE Control Systems Field Award and in 2013 he received the Rufus T. Oldenburger Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

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PROFESSOR LJILJANA BRANKOVIC

With expertise in data security and privacy in data mining, Professor Ljiljana Brankovic has had a long-term interest in the growing problem of protecting an individual's personal data.

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR REGINA BERRETTA

BIOINFORMATICS

Associate Professor Regina Berretta has long been interested in the crossover of the disciplines of computer science, mathematics and health, particularly where computer science has a key role to play in health innovation.

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PROFESSOR RICK MIDDLETON

CONTROL AND SYSTEMS THEORY

Professor Rick Middleton's theoretical work is primarily focused on control and systems theory, with diverse applications from mine planning optimisation, through metal forming processes and robotics.

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR SARAH JOHNSON

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Associate Professor Sarah Johnson performs research in the fields of signal processing, error correction coding and information theory. The applications of her research include secure and reliable digital communications and biomedical imaging technologies.

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DR DUY NGO

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Adding to an international, fundamental knowledge base of wireless communications, Dr Duy Ngo is seeking to help commercial sectors capitalise on opportunities for 5G and beyond.

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DR LAWRENCE ONG

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Dr Lawrence Ong is addressing the global demand for faster communications by exploring new protocols for data transmission.

Lawrence's research profile

DR SHAMUS SMITH

HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION

Software engineer Dr Shamus Smith is an expert in virtual environments and human-computer interaction.

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PROFESSOR PABLO MOSCATO

INFORMATION BASED MEDICINE

Professor Pablo Moscato is one of Australia's most cited computer scientists. He has been working in Evolutionary Computation since 1988, and in heuristic methods for Operations Research problems since 1985.

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DR LUKE MATHIESON

INFORMATION-BASED MEDICINE

Pairing powerful computer technology with applied mathematics, Dr Luke Mathieson's data analyses are a welcome, revolutionary step toward personalised patient car.

Luke's research profile

DR YUEN YONG

MECHATRONICS

Dr Yuen Yong's research interests include the design and control of nanopositioning systems, high-speed atomic force microscopy, finite-element analysis of smart materials and structures, sensing and actuation, and robot insects.

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR ANDREW FLEMING

NANOPOSITIONING

Associate Professor Andrew Fleming's research includes optical nanofabrication, nanopositioning control systems, high-speed scanning probe microscopy, micro-cantilever sensors, and metrological position sensors.

Andrew's research profile

PROFESSOR REZA MOHEIMANI

NANOTECHNOLOGY

ARC Fellow Professor Reza Moheimani's research includes developing nanotechnology capable of creating maximum memory on the smallest piece of technology, allowing people to carry huge amounts of information on a tiny portable device.

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DR ALEXANDRE MENDES

OPTIMIZATION AND DATA MINING

Dr Alexandre Mendes is the Deputy Head of the Newcastle Robotics Lab. His research interests are concentrated in Optimization and Data Mining.

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