Foundation Dean of Information Technology

Clifford John BELLAMY (1936-1997)

Dean, Faculty of Information Technology (1990-1996)

Professor Bellamy graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of New Zealand (1957) and a PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Sydney (1960).

Early career

Professor Bellamy worked for Ferranti Ltd in Melbourne and London, 1961-62.

Monash career

Professor Bellamy began his career at Monash University as a senior lecturer in mathematics in 1963. From 1964-1990 he was director of the Computer Centre, and was appointed to professorial status in 1970. In 1990 Professor Bellamy was appointed founding dean of the newly established Faculty of Computing and Information Technology. He retired in 1996.

Minute of appreciation from Academic Board Meeting 6/96 (pdf 764kb)

External appointments
  • Fellow of the Australian Computer Society
  • Member of the Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • Tasmanian Government Insurance Office (1989-90);
  • Royal Dental Hospital (1989);
  • Registered Clubs Association of New South Wales (1989);
  • St Vincent's Hospital (1984-88);
  • National Office for Overseas Skills Recognition (1984);
  • New Zealand Insurance (1981-83);
  • Totalizator Agency Boards (1980);
  • Victorian Government (1975-76);
  • Committee on Computerization of Criminal Data (1972-73);
  • Burroughs Corporation (sabbatical leave, 1969-70, 1976)

The Professor Cliff Bellamy Award is awarded to students of the Bachelor of Business Information Systems in honour of Professor Bellamy.

Sources of information

Who's Who in Australia 1997; personnel files.

Professor Bellamy, 1992

Dr. Bellamy explaining MONET node, 1986
Photographer: Tony Miller