Academic and Employment Timeline

1994-1996: Bachelor of Information Technology Co-operative Scholarship, University of Technology, Sydney , NSW, Australia

1994: Analyst, Management Information Systems, OTIS Elevator Company

1996: Analyst, Information Technology, Andersen Consulting (Ampol-Caltex Merger) 

1996-2001: Senior Network and Business Planner, Systems Engineering Department, Nortel Networks

1997-1998: Masters of Information and Communication Technology by Research, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia (upgrade awarded to PhD)

1998-2003: Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia

2002-Present: Professor, School of Computing and Information Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia

2005-2013: Member of the Australian Research Network for a Secure Australia (RNSA)

2006-2010, 2012-2017: Convenor and Editor of the RNSA Workshop on the Social Implications of National Security (Human Factors Series)

2007: Elevated to IEEE Senior Member

2008: Awarded an ESDF Teaching Scholarship at UOW (Distributive Leadership - Total Curriculum Management)

2008-2018: Board Member of the Australian Privacy Foundation (also served as Vice-Chair)

2008-2009: Masters of Transnational Crime Prevention (with Distinction), University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia (awarded a UOW postgraduate sponsorship)

2008-2012: Sole Chief Investigator - Australian Research Council Discovery Grant on the topic of Telecommunications Policy in Australia pertaining to the Location-Based Services Industry ($193K)

2009: Author of 520pp Innovative Automatic Identification and Location-Based Services: From Bar Codes to Chip Implants (with MG Michael)

2010-2015: Member of the Consumer Federation of Australia (served on DNA Australian Standards Committee)

2010: Program Chair of the annual IEEE Symposium on Technology and Society on Emerging Technologies

2012-2017: Editor in Chief, IEEE Technology & Society Magazine

2013: Program Chair of the annual IEEE Symposium on Technology and Society on Wearable Technologies

2013-2017: Associate Dean - International, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia

2013- Present: Co-editor of Ashgate Book Series on the theme of Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

2013-2016: Nanjing University - Foreign Expert Scholarship, $10K US

2014: Co-editor of 500pp Uberveillance and the Social Implications of Microchip Implants (with MG Michael)

2014- Present: Senior Editor, IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine

2016-2017: Visiting Professor, Web Science Institute, University of Southampton

2017-2018: Faculty Fellow, Center for Law, Science & Innovation, Arizona State University