• The University of Western Australia (M468), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Senior Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia since 2009, working in the Data Intensive Astronomy (DIA) Program of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) to research, design and implement Petabyte scale data flows and high-performance scientific computing for the Square Kilometre Array. More recently responsible for the Translation of ICRAR software capabilities into industry. These include live Machine Learning systems to correct sea state forecasts on the NW shelf; a ML systems to identify the type of nectar bees have collected to make honey; an ML system testing the honey for adulation; and a system to provide advice for Digital Assistive Technology for people living with a Disability.

Prior to joining ICRAR, he held adjunct positions at UWA, Curtin University and Murdoch University whilst working full-time in Industry.


Roles and responsibilities

Heading the Translation and Impact work of the DIA team.

Leading the development of Machine Learning systems by the DIA team.

Research interests

Peta-scale systems

High-performance Computing

Machine Learning

Digital Assistive Technologies

Current projects

ML for Wave forecasting on the NW shelf

ML for honey identification

CHILES Image - 1000 hours observation

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Industry keywords

  • Space
  • Oceans
  • Agriculture and Food
  • Disability


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