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Staff listing

School of Information Technology

Deakin's School of Information Technology is home to flagship facilities across Melbourne and Geelong, with learning and research spaces that drive innovation, lead by our industry-leading staff. We produce highly-competent graduates across our disciplines, equipping them with real-world experience through global study and industry-based opportunities – in line with Deakin's ethical and quality standards.

Our research delivers impactful and beneficial results to industry and community, via world-class digital technologies and thought leadership. We adopt agile, co-innovation and multidisciplinary practices to foster and grow successful partnerships.

We're recognised as a pioneer in putting innovation to practice across all areas including teaching, learning and engagement, while strengthening our environments locally, online, and in collaboration with our global partners.

Key contacts

Professor John Yearwood, Head of School

Associate Professor Richard Dazeley, Deputy Head of School

Sheena Saunders, School Manager (IT)

Associate Professor Mohamed Abdelrazek, Associate Head of School (Industry Research)

Associate Professor Andrew Cain, Associate Head of School (Learning)

Associate Professor Thuong Hoang, Associate Head of School (Research)

Dr Michael Hobbs, Associate Head of School (Geelong)

Dr Kevin Lee, Associate Head of School (Planning and Strategy)

Professor Robin Ram Mohan Doss, Director Centre for Cyber Security Research & Innovation (CSRI)

Associate Professor Xiao Liu, Associate Head of School (International)

Academic staff

Artificial intelligence and machine learning

Dr Mohamed Reda Bouadjenek, Lecturer in Applied Artificial Intelligence

Associate Professor Richard Dazeley, Deputy Head of School

Dr Marek Gagolewski, Senior Lecturer in Applied Artificial Intelligence

Dr Ming Liu, Lecturer Machine Learning

Dr Somaiyeh MahmoudZadeh, Lecturer in Data Science

Dr Bahareh Nakisa, Lecturer in Applied Artificial Intelligence

Dr Thanh Thi Nguyen, Senior Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Dr Bahadorreza Ofoghi, Senior Lecturer in Information Technology

Computer science

Associate Professor Guangyan Huang, Associate Professor in Computer Science

Dr Shamsul Huda, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Dr Chandan Karmakar, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Professor Mazur Murshed, Professor in Computer Science

Dr Duc Thanh Nguyen, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Dr Sergey Polyakovskiy, Lecturer in Computer Science

Dr Sutharshan Rajasegarar, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Dr Maksym Slavnenko, Associate Lecturer in Computer Science

Dr Nayyar Zaidi, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Dr Ye Zhu, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Cyber security

Professor Jemal Abawajy, Professor in Cyber Security

Dr Muna Al-Hawawreh, Lecturer in Cyber Security

Dr Adnan Anwar, Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security

Associate Professor Zubair Baig, Associate Professor of Cyber Security

Professor Robin Ram Mohan Doss, Director Centre for Cyber Security Research & Innovation (CSRI)

Dr Frank Jiang, Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security

Dr Jesse Laeuchli, Senior Lecturer in Cyber and Networking Security

Professor Chang-Tsun Li, Professor in Cyber Security

Associate Professor Gang Li, Associate Professor of Cyber Security

Dr Jack Li, Associate Lecturer in Cyber Security

Dr Lei Pan, Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security

Dr Keshav Sood, Lecturer in Cyber Security

Dr Luxing Yang, Lecturer in Cyber Security

Dr Leo Zhang, Lecturer in Cyber Security

Dr Yanjun Zhang, Lecturer in Cyber Security

Data science

Professor Maia Angelova Turkedjieva, Professor of Data Science and Machine Learning

Dr Sunil Aryal, Lecturer in Data Science

Associate Professor Jianxin Li, Associate Professor in Data Science

Dr Wei Luo, Senior Lecturer in Data Science

Dr Atul Sajjanhar, Lecturer in Data Science

Dr Sergiy Shelyag, Senior Lecturer in Data Science

Information and emerging technology

Dr Shaun Bangay, Senior Lecturer In Emerging Technology

Associate Professor Andrew Cain, Associate Head of School (Learning)

Dr Akansel Cosgun, Senior Lecturer in Emerging Technology and Robotics

Associate Professor Thuong Hoang, Associate Head of School, Research

Dr Michael Hobbs, Associate Head of School (Geelong)

Dr Elicia Lanham, Senior Lecturer in Information Technology

Dr Xuequan Lu, Lecturer in Information Technology

Dr Sophie Mckenzie, Lecturer in Information Technology

Dr Jihong Park, Lecture in Information Technology

Dr Shantanu Pal, Lecturer Emerging Technology & Blockchain

Dr Guy Wood-Bradley, Lecturer in Information Technology

Mathematics and optimisation

Professor Gleb Beliakov, Professor of Mathematics

Dr Reinier Diaz Millan, Associate Lecturer in Mathematics

Dr Atabak Elmi, Lecturer in IT Industry Projects

Dr Simon James, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Optimisation

Associate Professor Vicky Mak, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Optimisation

Dr Kerri Morgan, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Dr Asef Nazari, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics

Dr Guillermo Pineda Villavicencio, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and Mathematics

Dr David Tay, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics

Dr Dhananjay Thiruvady, Senior Lecturer in IT Industry Projects

Associate Professor Julien Ugon, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Dr Musa Mammadov, Senior Lecturer in Data Science

Dr Naeem Syed, Lecturer in Cyber Security

Network, cloud and enterprise computing

Dr Shang Gao, Senior Lecturer in Networking

Dr Jonathan Kua, Lecturer in Internet of Things

Dr Chathu Ranaweera, Senior Lecturer in Computer Networks

Dr Justin Rough, Lecturer in Cloud & Enterprise Computing

Professor Yong Xiang, Professor of Network Engineering

Software engineering and Internet of Things

Dr Feifei Chen, Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering

Dr Glory Lee, Lecturer in Computer Science

Dr Chetan Arora, Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering

Associate Professor Mohamed Abdelrazek, Associate Head of School, Industry Research

Professor Jinho Choi, Professor of Software Engineering and Internet of Things (IoT)

Dr Imali Dias, Lecturer in Internet of Things

Dr Niroshinie Fernando, Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering

Dr Anuroop Gaddam, Lecturer in IT Management

Dr Azadeh Ghari Neiat, Lecturer in Mobile Apps Computing

Dr Hourieh Khalajzadeh, Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering

Dr Kevin Lee, Associate Head of School (Planning and Strategy)

Associate Professor Xiao Liu, Associate Head of School, International

Professor Seng Loke, Professor in Computer Science

Dr Valeh Moghaddam, Lecturer in Internet of Things (IOT)

Dr Shiva Pokhrel, Lecturer in Mobile Computing

Professor Arkady Zaslavsky, Professor of Distributed Systems and Security

Researchers

Dr Amin Abken, Associate Research Fellow, Internet of Things

Dr Deepti Aggarwal, Research Fellow

Dr Mumtaz Ali, Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Prof Terrence Caelli, Research Professor in Data Science

Dr Borui Cai, Associate Research Fellow, Computer Science

Dr Belinda Huang, Research Fellow, Internet of Things

Dr Jay Jeong, Senior Research Fellow, Cyber Security

Ms Trudy Lam, Associate Research Fellow, Complex Decision Making\

Dr Alexey Medvedev, Research Fellow, Internet of Things

Mr Rami Mohawesh, Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Ashish Nanda, Research Fellow, Authentication Technology

Dr Mahyar Nemati, Associate Research Fellow, Backscatter IoT Communications

Dr Iynkaran Natgunanathan, Associate Research Fellow, AI in Smart Energy Systems

Dr Mohammad Nosouhi, Research Fellow, Authentication Technologies

Dr VineshaPeiris, Associate Research Fellow, Mathematics

Dr Juan Calle Salazar, Research Fellow, Optimization in Next-Generation Satellite Communications

Dr Syed Wajid Ali Shah, Research Fellow, Authentication Technologies

Dr Radhagayathri Krishnavilas Udhayakumar, Associate Research Fellow, Data Science

Dr Hui Yin, Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Professional staff

Industry professors

Dr David Goad, Industry Professor

Industry capstone staff

Mr Jesse Mcmeikan, Manager, Industry Projects

Ms Rita Wu, Project Officer, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Ms Michelle Yu, Administrator, Industry Projects

Technical staff

Mr Scott Blackburn, Senior Technical Officer, Cloud Computing and AI

Mr Nghia Dang, ICT Systems Manager

Mr Justin Li, Senior Technical Officer

Mr Gillud Poznanski, Senior Technical Officer, Emerging Technologies

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