Our team and publications

The Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation team is led by Director, Professor Saeid Nahavandi and Deputy Director, Professor Douglas Creighton. We have a number of widely published and highly esteemed professors, researchers and visiting fellows, as well as administrative staff, who work hard to design smarter technologies that solve real-world problems.


The IISRI team

Executive

Director
Professor Saeid Nahavandi

Deputy Director
Professor Douglas Creighton

Professors

name
Professor and Director of DML-CCAR
Professor Kim Vincs
Honorary Professor
Anthony Maciejewski
Honorary Professor
Toshio Fukuda
Adjunct Professor
Tony Tether
Honorary Professor
Mo Jamshidi
Adjunct Professor
Dr Edward Tunstel
Adjunct Professor
Philip Crothers
Adjunct Professor
Dr Mike Brennan
Associate Professor in Complex Systems
Chee Peng Lim
Associate Professor
Hieu Trinh
Associate Head of School, Research
Professor Yong Xiang

Administrative staff

name
Administrative Officer
Trish O'Toole

Researchers

name
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Human Performance and Haptics
Dr Hamid Abdi
Senior Research Fellow in Modelling, Simulation and Haptics
Dr Asim Bhatti
Senior Research Fellow in Haptics, Augmented Reality and Robotics
Dr Michael Fielding
Research Fellow
Dr Nong Gu
Senior Research Fellow in Simulation and Scheduling
Dr Samer Hanoun
Research Fellow in Human Performance Modelling and Simulation
Dr Imali Hettiarachchi
Senior Research Fellow in Human Machine Interation
Dr Mohammed Hossny
Senior Research Fellow in Defence Simulation
Dr Michael Johnstone
Senior Research Fellow in Systems Modelling and Soft Computing
Dr Abbas Khosravi
Research Fellow in Mod. & Sim
Dr Vu Le
Senior Research Fellow in Signals and Systems
Dr Shady Mohamed
Research Fellow in Robotics and Haptics
Dr Mohsen Moradi Dalvand
Associate Professor of Defense Robotics
James Mullins
Senior Research Fellow in Multipoint Haptics
Dr Zoran Najdovski
Research Fellow in Robotics Modelling and Simulation
Dr Kyle Nelson
Research Fellow in Artifical Intelligence
Dr Thanh Thi Nguyen
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Lakshmanan Shanmugam
Research Fellow in Heterogenous Systems Modelling adn Analysis
Matthew Watson
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Haptics
Dr Lei Wei
Research Fellow in Modelling and Simulation
Dr James Zhang
Research Fellow in Simulation and Modelling
Dr Hailing Zhou
Associate Professor
Abbas Kouzani
Senior Lecturer
Dr HongHua Dai
Professor
Jemal Abawajy
Associate Professor
Matthew Joordens
Associate Professor
Pubudu Pathirana
Senior Lecturer
Dr Ben Horan
Senior Lecturer
Dr Vicky Mak
Senior Lecturer
Dr Zili Zhang
Senior Lecturer
Dr Tim Wilkin
Researcher
Duc Truong Pham
Researcher
Abbas Shahzadeh
Research Fellow In Modelling, Control And Optimisation
Anwar Hosen
Associate Research Fellow in Instrumentation and Control
Sameer Deshpande
Researcher
Burhan Khan
Researcher
Arash Mohammadi
Researcher
Toktam Babaei Jonid Abad
Researcher
Kais Ibrahim Abdul-Lateef Al-Abdullah
Researcher
Saba Tareq Salim Al-Wais
Researcher
Harendra Alwis
Researcher
Quan Zen (Danny) Ang
Researcher
Sahar Araghi
Research Fellow in Control and Motion Analysis
Dr Houshyar Asadi
Researcher
Marzieh Asgari
Researcher
Yan Chen
Researcher
Soon Keow Chong
Researcher
Nick DeBoer
Researcher
Julie Gaburro
Researcher
Zhenying Guan
Researcher
Sherif Medhat Mohamed Ezzeldin Haggag
Researcher
Khawaja Haroon
Researcher
Marwa Hassan Aly Hassan
Researcher
Rafiqul Islam
Researcher
Sayed Imran Jami
Researcher
Ana Jancic
Researcher
Sara Keretna
Researcher
Muhammad Burhan Khan
Researcher
Seyedamin Khatami
Researcher
Rihanna Khosravi
Researcher
Dhurgham Khudhair
Researcher
Mostafa Mahmoud
Researcher
Scott Mann
Researcher
Kristan Marlow
Researcher
Navid Mohajer
Researcher
Omid Fathollah Nadjarbashi
Researcher
Jesmin Nahar
Researcher
Siamak Pedrammehr
Researcher
Ngoc Thanh Pham
Researcher
Syed Moshfeq Salaken
Researcher
Aung Kyaw Soe
Researcher
Subbu Subramaniam
Researcher
May Thandar
Researcher
Isaac Winter
Researcher
Nima Yazdanshenas

Visiting fellows

Name
University of Western Australia, Australia
Dr Tyrone Fernando    
University of Science and Technology Beijing, China
Professsor Jinhui Lan

Wuhan University, China
Professsor Pan Li Wuhan
South China University of Technology, China
Professsor Xiao, Nan-Feng
Yamagata University, Japan
Professsor Yasuo Nasu
Birmingham University, UK
Dr Mozafar Saadat
Monash University, Australia
Associate Professsor Bijan Shirinzadeh
Wuhan University, China
Professsor Hong Zheng

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