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Dr Moe Wynn

Science and Engineering Faculty,
Information Systems,
Business Process Management


Dr Moe Wynn
Senior Lecturer
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Information Systems,
Business Process Management
Discipline *
Information Systems
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Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology), Master of Information Technology (Research) (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations

I am a member of IEEE Taskforce on Process Mining and a working group member for IEEE standardisation of XES log standard.


Business Process Management, Process Oriented Data Mining, Workflow Technology, Business Process Analytics, Comparative Process Visualisations

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


Research theme: Information, Research discipline: Information Systems

Career Snapshot:

  • Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) and Bachelor of Information Technology (Information Systems) with Distinctions (Grade Point Average: 6.656/7 from QUT in 2001
  • Awarded a PhD on the topic of “Semantics, Verification,  and Implementation of Workflows with Cancellation Regions and OR-joins” from QUT in Nov 2006
  • Full-time staff member at QUT since 2004


  • Published 60+ refereed publications in the areas of Business Process Management and Workflow Management
  • H-index: 19 (Google Scholar, as of Nov 2016)
  • Secured over $3.3 million AUD dollars in competitive grant funding as a chief investigator for 9 grants in the last five years (incl. 4 Category 1 grants – 3 ARC Discovery projects and one HCF Health and Medical Research foundation grant, QLD Accelerate partnerships grant - category 2  and one stimulus grant by Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation, Brisbane airport corporation – category 3)
  • Significant research contributions to the open-source workflow language (YAWL) since 2004 that has been used as a reference framework in research, teaching as well as in industry.
  • Researcher at National ICT Australia Queensland Lab 2010-2015
  • Researcher and Member within IEEE taskforce on Process Mining
  • Founder of the Asia-Pacific Process Mining Competency Centre

Research Interests:

  • Cost-aware business process management
  • Cross-organisational process mining
  • Comparative process visualisation
  • Business Process Management
  • Business process modelling and automation
  • Business process analytics (simulation, monitoring, mining)
  • Workflow patterns
  • Yet Another Workflow Language
  • Web services and service oriented architectures
  • Petri nets and Reset nets

Industry Collaborations:

  • Inventor of a US patent with SAP on Synchronization Gateways in Process Model
  • Collaborated with GECKO, a German software company on the topic of resource scheduling
  • Conducted process mining case studies within Australia in healthcare, retail, and insurance sectors (2012 – )
  • Provider of corporate training courses on business process management since 2007 to a number of Australian organisations
  • Provider of consultancy services on the topic of process mining
This information has been contributed by Dr Moe Wynn.


Teaching discipline: Information Systems

2015 -  Current Course Coordinator, Master of Business Process Management

2017 -  Course Coordinator, Graduate Certificate in Business Process Management

Teaching interests:

  • Business process modelling
  • Business process automation
  • Business process intelligence
  • Workflow management
  • Information systems
  • Database technologies

2016 Teaching

  • IFN650 Business Process Analytics (Unit Coordinator and Lecturer/Tutor)
  • IAB321 Business Process Technologies (Unit Coordinator and Lecturer)
This information has been contributed by Dr Moe Wynn.


International research links:  Dr Wynn has a long-standing track record of successful research collaborations with top researchers within the BPM discipline. In fact, over 80% of her publications in the last 10 years have at least one international co-author. She was a visiting researcher at Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands (2010 and 2013) and a visiting researcher at Tsinghua University, China (2011). The following are some of the BPM researchers she has collaborated with.

  • Prof. Wil van der Aalst, Prof. Hajo Reijers, Dr. Eric Verbeek, and Dr. Anne Rozinat from Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands
  • Prof. Wang Jianmin and Dr. Wang Zhaoxia from Tsinghua University, China
  • Dr. Jan-Christian Kuhr from GECKO software company in Rostock, Germany
  • Prof. Marlon Dumas from University of Tartu, Estonia
  • Prof. Guido Governatori, National ICT Australia, Queensland

Interdisciplinary Research: Dr Wynn has also established collaborative projects with a number of Australian researchers from different disciplines, attracted funding and co-authored publications with them. They include

  • Prof. Russell Kenley, professor of construction management from Swinburne University
  • Prof. Zahirul Hoque, professor of accountancy from La Trobe University
  • Prof. Jon Karnon, professor of health economics from University of Adelaide

Supervision Experience: Dr Wynn currently supervises one PhD student as associate supervisor. She graduated two PhD students as principal supervisor in 2015-2016, and one as an associate supervisor in 2015.

Corporate Training: Dr. Wynn has provided a number of corporate training courses on BPM through QUT’s Cooperative Education since 2007 to organisations such as QLD department of Education, Department of health, Shared services agency, Department of Justice, QUT Built Environment and Engineering Faculty, QUT Science and Engineering Faculty, and Sunsuper. Industry impact:Dr Wynn applied her research findings within a number of organisations. She conducted process mining case studies at Suncorp (2012 – ) and QLD Insurance commission (2013 – ). She also conducted process mining case studies using datasets from four South Australian Public Hospitals (2013-2014) and QLD hospitals (2014). She has also worked with GECKO, a German software company, in the context of the YAWL open source initiative.

  Service Activities:

  • Organisation chair of the second Asia-Pacific Conference on Business Process Management which is being held in Brisbane in July 2014
  • Program co-chair of the First Asia-Pacific Conference on Business Process Management which was held in Beijing, China in 2013
  • Program co-chair of the special session on Process Mining at IEEE WCCI conference (2012)
  • Program committee member of Business Process Management Conference (2016)
  • Grant assessor for the ARC (Linkage scheme round 2, 2012, DECRA 2016)
  • Assessor for Technology Foundation STW, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research in 2011
This information has been contributed by Dr Moe Wynn.


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


Awards and recognition

Reference year
A US patent: Evaluation of Synchronization Gateways in Process Models, inventors: Marlon G. Dumas, Alexander Grosskopf, Thomas Hettel, and Moe T. Wynn, 02007P00465US filed on 21 Nov 2007.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Improved Business Decision-Making via Liquid Process Model Collections
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
Start year
process mining; process model collection; business process management
Cost-aware business process management
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
Start year
Information System; Business Process Model; Workflow Management; Management Accounting
Reducing variation in clinical practice: a twin track approach to support improved performance
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
Start year
Clinical Practice; Cost-Effectiveness; Performance; Process Mining
Risk-Aware Business Process Management
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
Start year
Risk Management; Information System; Business Process Model; Workflow Management