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Associate Professor Moe Wynn
Associate Professor
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, Cost-aware Business Process Management, 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

  • Discipline Leader, Business Process Management Discipline (since 18 April 2017)
  • Academic Director, Corporate Programs and Engagement
  • Course Coordinator, Master of BPM (2015 – 2017)
  • Course Coordinator, Graduate Certificate in BPM (2017 – 2018)
  • 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


  • Published 70+ refereed research papers including 26 journal articles: 19 [Q1] and 5 [Q2] SCimago SJR ranking, 27 refereed conference papers and 6 international workshop papers, 13 book chapters and one edited conference proceedings
  • Google h-index: 24, 2500+ citations, Scopus h-index: 16 (as of July 2018)
  • Attracted external funds for QUT in excess of AUD $4 million as a chief investigator across 13 research programs since 2011 (four Category 1 grants, five Category 2 grants, three Category 3 grant and one Category 4 grant)
  • 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

Research Interests:

  • Cross-organisational process mining
  • Comparative process visualisation
  • Process data provenance
  • Robotic process automation
  • Cost-aware business process management
  • 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
  • Process mining related industry engagement within Australia in healthcare, retail, insurance, transport and mining sectors
  • 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 Associate Professor Moe Wynn.


Teaching discipline: Information Systems

Teaching interests:

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

2016-2018 Teaching

  • IFN650 Business Process Analytics (Unit Coordinator and Lecturer/Tutor)
  • IAB321 Business Process Technologies (Unit Coordinator and Lecturer/Tutor)
This information has been contributed by Associate Professor 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 and one Professional Doctorate student as principal 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 Associate Professor Moe Wynn.


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


Awards and recognition

Advisor/Consultant for Industry
Reference year
Continuing Professional Education: I co-developed the continuing professional education (CPE) program of the BPM Discipline and delivered 10 multiple-day courses to managers and analysts from over 20 organisations.
Funding Award
Reference year
I attracted external funds for QUT in excess of AUD $4 million as a co-chief investigator across ten research programs since 2011. (4 Category 1, 4 Category 2, 1 Category 3 and 1 Category 4).
Reference year
I hold a joint US patent with SAP on the Evaluation of Synchronization Gateways in Process Models (Filed: Nov 7, 2007, Patent# 8418178 (02007P00465US), Date: April 9, 2013). Inventors: Marlon G. Dumas, Alexander Grosskopf, Thomas Hettel and Moe T. Wynn.

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