Outreach and Academic Partnerships

Information about our current industry partnerships is on the Industry Partnerships page.

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Outreach Activities

  • On the IEEE Signal Processing Society SPML Technical Committee (2019 – Present)
  • Lead Guest Editor for IEEE Transactions on Selected Topics in Signal Processing (2012 – 2013)
  • Joint co-chair in bringing the 2015 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) to Australia (2007 – 2015)
  • On the Board of the Secondary School Mathematics Panel in the ACT (2006 – 2008)
  • On the IEEE Signal Processing Society SPCOM Technical Committee (2005 – 2006)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (2002 – 2006)

Academic Partnerships


  • Worked at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, for three months in 2001 as a Tan Chin Tuan Exchange Fellow.
  • Participated in the Australia Japan Emerging Research Leaders Exchange Program (ERLEP), in 2015, run by the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and the Engineering Academy of Japan.
  • On the steering committee for the Australia Japan Emerging Research Leaders Exchange Program (ERLEP) Transdisciplinary Forums held each year since 2018.
  • Have several close colleagues in Japan, including Professor Shiro Ikeda, Professor Kazuhide Ito and Professor Toshiro Ohashi .
  • Helping establish a strong joint Ph.D. program between Shanghai Jiaotong University and the University of Melbourne.
  • Collaborate closely with Professor Zhangsheng Yu .
  • Strong links to researchers at the City University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.



  • Was a Visiting Professor at Telecom Paris, France, for two months in 2001.
  • Am the founding co-director of the International Associated Laboratory (LIA) called LIA GEODESIC (Geometry Driven Signal and Image Processing Lab), sponsored by CNRS (the French National Center for Scientific Research).
  • Long-term collaboration with Dr Nicolas Le Bihan and Dr Salem Said in France.

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