Our people

Industry-connected educators and leading researchers

Learn more about the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment staff and discover how faculty leadership is empowering our students, staff and partners to work towards positive change.

Meet the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment Executive Dean

Our diverse team of more than 400 dedicated staff is led by Executive Dean Professor Nick Birbilis. Professor Birbilis is an award-winning engineer, having worked across the research-industry nexus for over two decades. He is passionate about the use of advanced technology in creating a better world and the enablement of staff and students to have impact on their communities on a local and global scale.

Our mission is also our passion – creating positive impact through research that matters, and the education of a diverse cohort of world-changers. Physical and digital technology, along with human-centred design, are the common threads throughout the breadth of our unique Faculty.

Professor Nick Birbilis

Executive Dean, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment


Executive Dean
Professor Nick Birbilis

Deputy Dean
Associate Professor Lambert Bräu

Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning
Professor Michelle Harvey

Associate Dean, Research
Professor Bernard Rolfe

Associate Dean, International and Partnerships
Professor Bas Baskaran

Head of School of Architecture and Built Environment
Professor Sarah McGann

Head of School of Engineering
Professor Ben Horan

Head of School of Information Technology
Professor Trina Myers

Head of School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Professor Marnie Campbell

Director, Faculty Services SEBE
Linda Scammells

Senior Finance Partner
Carol Brown

Senior People and Culture Partner
Dean Mahoney

Executive Officer to Faculty Executive
Lauren Browne

Study with us

We deliver practical and applied learning opportunities across each of our four schools. Whether you’re just starting out at university or looking to advance your career, browse our range of study areas to find a degree that suits your interests, strengths and career goals.

Meet our academic staff

Find out about the prominent professors and lecturers who could be teaching you.

School of Architecture and Built Environment

Learn from and collaborate with staff who are well recognised for their work in the field. Our team contributes to the creation of beautiful, meaningful and sustainable environments, both locally and globally.

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School of Engineering

Our staff specialise in civil, mechanical, mechatronics, environmental and electrical engineering. They deliver courses that are hands-on and industry-led, with some of the most advanced and future-focused technologies and spaces in Australia.

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School of Information Technology

Access a wealth of knowledge and experience via our expert team. The school consists of teaching and research staff who work across cyber security, big data, computer science, virtual reality and more.

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School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Our award-winning staff work across a broad range of disciplines and specialised courses. We aspire to be Australia’s best school of life and environmental sciences – helping preserve the environment for future generations.

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Research staff

We focus on research that impacts our surrounding environment, addressing the current challenges society faces to find innovative ways to solve them for the future. We’re proud of the contribution that our research makes to people’s lives on a local, national and international level.

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