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From our Clayton and Caulfield campuses in Melbourne, Australia, through to Malaysia and South Africa, see who’s who in Monash IT.

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Professor Jon-Whittle

Professor Jon Whittle


Professor Jon Whittle is the Dean of the Faculty of IT at Monash University. He is a world-renowned expert in software engineering and human-computer interaction, with a particular interest in digital health research. Recently arrived from the UK, he was previously Head of School of Computing and Communications at Lancaster University, where he led eight multi-institution, multi-disciplinary research projects. These included digital health projects such as: digital self-management tools for adults with autism, interactive data dashboards to support clinical decision making for COPD, and wearable devices for anxiety reduction. He is well-known in the software engineering research community and will chair the major conference in the field (International Conference on Software Engineering) in 2019. When in the UK, he was a Royal Society Wolfson Merit Awardee - this is a prestigious award given to outstanding and respected scientists in the UK. Prof. Whittle is an experienced research leader, having been the Principal Investigator of projects totaling over £8M in recent years.

Alan Dorin

Associate Professor Alan Dorin

Deputy Dean (Academic Resources)

Alan Dorin is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University. He researches the ways technology assists discovery in the sciences, especially ecology, and in human creativity. Through his work in Artificial Life, Alan attempts to elucidate the key attributes of organisms that enable them to live in complex environments. This knowledge is used to improve agriculture and horticulture, and to assist us in maintaining natural ecosystems. Alan promotes an understanding of the relationships between technology and human endeavour through education by nurturing curiosity and encouraging students to form their own bridges between disciplines.

Professor Mark Wallace

Professor Mark Wallace

Deputy Dean (Research)

Professor Mark Wallace is the Deputy Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Information Technology, and is Director of the CTI-Monash Centre for Optimisation in Travel, Transport and Logistics. He is a NICTA fellow.

Bernd Meyer

Professor Bernd Meyer

Deputy Dean (Education)

Professor Bernd Meyer is the Deputy Dean (Education) in the Faculty of Information Technology.

Dr David Albrecht

Associate Dean (Learning & Teaching)

Dr. David Albrecht is the Associate Dean Education in the Faculty of Information Technology.  He has done research in several areas including Machine Learning, Bayesian Networks, User Modelling, Geostatistics, Logic, Functional Operator Theory...

Mrs Christabel Gonsalvez

Ms Christabel Gonsalvez

Associate Dean (Student Engagement)

Ms. Chris Gonsalvez is the first Associate Dean Student Engagement for the Faculty of IT. Her research is education-focused with a keen interest in work-integrated-learning and student experience...

Professor Sue McKemmish

Professor Sue McKemmish

Associate Dean (Graduate Research)

Professor Sue McKemmish, PhD, is Associate Dean Graduate Research and also Chair of Archival Systems, Monash University and Director of the Monash University Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics...

Dr Campbell Wilson

Dr Campbell Wilson

Associate Dean (International)

Dr Campbell Wilson is Associate Dean International in the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University. His research interests include Content-Based Multimedia Retrieval, Digital libraries, Probabilistic Information Retrieval ...

Tim Dwyer

Dr Tim Dwyer

Associate Dean (External Engagement)

Dr Tim Dwyer is Associate Dean External Engagement in the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University.

Ms Bronwyn Shields

Faculty General Manager

Bronwyn Shields is the Faculty General Manager for the Faculty of Information Technology and the Faculty of Engineering. Bronwyn provides leadership to, and has oversight of, the faculty's administration, through the shared administration for both faculties.

Malaysia School of IT

Find out more about the Malaysia School of IT.

South Africa School of IT

Find out more about the South Africa School of IT.