|2014 –||Director, Centre for Data Science, Monash University.|
|2002 –||Research Professor, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University.|
|1999 –||Director: G I Webb & Associates Pty. Ltd., Data Mining Software and Consultancy|
|2015 –||Technical Advisor, BigML Inc.|
|2017 –||Technical Advisor, Froomle.|
|2008 – 2014||Director, Centre for Research in Intelligent Systems, Monash Unviersity.|
|1998 – 2002||Personal Chair, School of Computing and Mathematics, Deakin University.|
|1988 – 1998||Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader School of Computing and Mathematics, Deakin University.|
|1986 – 1988||Lecturer, School of Computing and Information Technology, Griffith University.|
IEEE Fellow, 2015
Eureka Prize for Excellence in Data Science, 2017
Australian Computer Society ICT Researcher of the Year Award, 2016
Australasian Artificial Intelligence Distinguished Research Contributions Award, 2016
SDM Best Research Paper Honorable Mention Award, 2015
Australian Research Council Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award, 2014
IEEE ICDM Service Award, 2013
PhD (Computer Science), La Trobe University, 1987
BA (First Class Honours in Computer Science), La Trobe University, 1982.
Since 1987 I have received grants totaling more than $10 million including $6 million from national competitive grant schemes. I have been an associate investigator on grants totaling a further $11 million.
Editor-in-Chief Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Springer (2005 – 2014)
Co-Editor Encyclopedia of Machine Learning, Springer, 2010.
Co-Editor Encyclopedia of Machine Learning and Data Mining, Springer, 2017.
Member, Editorial Advisory Board:
Member of the Editorial Boards of :
Joint Program Committee Chair:
Member, Board of Directors, ACM Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (2017 – ongoing).
Member, Steering Committee, IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA) (2014 – ongoing)
Member, Steering Committee, Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PAKDD) (2018 – onging)
Member, Executive Committee, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) (2005)
Honorary Steering Committee Member:
Member, Australian Computer Society National Committee on Artificial Intelligence. (1987-1988, 1999 – 2010, Honorary 2010-ongoing)
Member, IJCAI-05 Advisory Committee
President, Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE.) (1988 – 1991)
Test of Time Awards Chair ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2016)
I have also served on the program committees of most major machine learning and data mining conferences including senior roles in: KDD-06 (Senior Program Committee Member), SIAM Data Mining Conference – SDM-07 (PC Area Chair ), ICML-2002 (Area Chair), ICDM-2002 (Program Committee Vice-Chair).
I have undertaken consultancies for a number of Australia’s largest corporations.