About us

Our vision

Professor Vinu

GICAN's organisational structure showing research areas

GICAN org chart

Our achievements


  • From 2020 - 2021, GICAN received nearly $10 million in funding from industry and government.
    • Industry: $8.7 million
    • Government: $1million


  • GICAN is proud to have three DECRA Fellows and one Future Fellow on our staff
  • Since 2020, our researchers and students have published more than 90 journal articles in top international journals, seven of which had cover page features
  • Our Centre has filed more than 10 patents

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.