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Professor Arun Sharma

Division of Research and Commercialisation,
Research and Commercialisation - DVC Office

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Name
Professor Arun Sharma
Position(s)
DVC (Research & Commercialisation)
Division of Research and Commercialisation,
Research and Commercialisation - DVC Office
Discipline *
Computation Theory and Mathematics, Computer Software
Phone
+61 7 3138 2132
Fax
+61 7 3138 4097
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD in Computer Science (State University of New York)

Professional memberships
and associations

Current

Previous

Keywords

Algorithms, Computation Theory, Inductive Logic And Inference

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Professor Arun Sharma is:

  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Commercialisation) – QUT
  • President – Australia India Business Council (Queensland Chapter).

He has played a leadership role in developing Australian research capability in information and communication technology.

NICTA (National Information and Communications Technology Australia Ltd.)

  • co-founder of  NICTA – Australia’s national centre of excellence
  • inaugural Director of NICTA’s largest research laboratory.

Background

Prior to establishing NICTA, Arun was:

  • Head – School of Computer Science and Engineering – University of New South Wales, Sydney
  • Co-founder – UNSW – Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Smart Internet Technology.

Qualifications

Arun is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and has obtained the following qualifications:

  • 1990: PhD in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo
  • 1990 – 1991: postdoctoral training in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1985: undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.
This information has been contributed by Professor Arun Sharma.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2010
Details
Premier's Special Award for India partnerships builder