Professor Matt Duckham

Matt DuckhamMatt Duckham is an ARC Future Fellow and Professor in the School of Mathematical and Geospatial Sciences at the RMIT University. Matt was a Professor in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne before July 2015. Matt brings expertise in spatial computing and spatial visualization, with applications to environmental and emergency geosensor networks.

Associate Professor Allison Kealy

Allison KealyAllison Kealy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering at the University of Melbourne. Allison’s research centers on Global Navigation Satellite Systems, sensor fusion and wireless sensor networks, with application to disaster management and including extensive industry and government collaboration. Allison brings expertise in designing and deploying sensor networks, spatial data capture, and sensor fusion under uncertainty.

Professor Bill Moran

Bill MoranBill Moran is a professor in the School of Engineering at the RMIT University. Before joining the RMIT University, he was the Scientific Director of the Defence Science Institute (DSI) at The University of Melbourne. Bill’s research includes radar technology, theory and applications, information theory and applications, and sensor networks, including extensive collaboration with US and Australian defense agencies. Bill brings world-leading expertise in the foundations of sensor fusion, communication, and computation in sensor networks.

Associate Professor Kevin Tolhurst

 Kevin TolhurstKevin Tolhurst is an Associate Professor in the Department of Forest and Ecosystem Science at The University of Melbourne. Kevin’s research focuses on bushfire modeling, fire behavior, and fire suppression strategies, and the development of fire decision support systems. Kevin is a recognized authority on bushfires, and brings world-leading expertise in both bushfire science, and its application in practice and policy.

Dr Sarah Harris

 arah HarrisSarah Harris is a Research Fellow in the School of Geography and Environmental Science at Monash University. Sarah’s research focuses on fire science and climatology, modeling, and remote sensing applications, including collaborative research initiatives with US and Australian government agencies and research institutes. Sarah brings expertise in fire science and the practical experience required to prioritize data and information requirements in bushfire emergencies.