School of Information Technology and Computer Science (room: 3.223)
University of Wollongong
Northfields Ave NSW 2522

tel: +61 2 42 213811
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SITACS Subject Outlines


CSCI212 - Operating Systems
CSCI334 - Computer Interfacing & Real-Time Programming
CSCI401 - Computer Science Honours Seminar

In previous years I have also taught:

CSCI131 - Introduction to Computer Systems
CSCI214 - Distributed Systems
CSCI234 - Computer Architecture

CSCI945 - Parallel Computing
CSCI964 - Neural Networks
INFO911 - Data Mining


Research Funding:

Australian Research Council (ARC)
Societe Internationale de Telecommunications Aeronautique (SITA)
Defence Science & Technology Oganization, Australia (DSTO)
Fujitsu Research Laboratories, Japan
Aspen Technology Inc., USA
Xilinx Inc., USA
Illawarra Division of General Practice (IDGP)
Apple University Development Fund (AUDF)

Research Interests:

Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs)


Parallel & Distributed Computing

Data Mining


Gate Arrays

Microcomputer Interfacing

Computer Education



1. I am the SITACS Research Postgraduate Coordinator (Head of Postgraduate Studies) SITACS Research
2. I am the Computer Science Honours Coordinator (with Dr. Ian Piper).
3. I also serve as the SITACS Library Liason Officer.


Professional Associations:

Senior Member, Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers; Member IEEE Computer Society
Member, Association for Computer Machinery (ACM)

Editorial Boards:

Computer Science Education (Swets & Zeitlinger)
International J. Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems (IOS Press)

Guest Journal Editor:

Computer Standards & Interfaces, Elsevier/North Holland (special issue on Neural Network Standards), Vol.16(3), July 1994.

Computer Science Education, Swets & Zeitlinger (special issue on Computer Science in Australasia), Vol.10(2), August 2000.

Journal Referee:

Computer Science Education (Swets & Zeitlinger) - 5
Connection Science (Taylor & Francis)
IEEE Transactions Education
IEEE Transactions Image Processing
IEEE Transactions Neural Networks - 3
Intl. J. Computers, Systems & Signals (IAAMSAD)
Intl. J. Electrical Engineering Education (University of Manchester Press)
Intl. J. Neural Systems (World Scientific)
J. Applied Maths & Decision Sciences (Lawrence Erblaum)
J. Universal Computer Science (Springer) - 3
Microprocessors & Microsystems (Elsevier) - 13
Neural Computing & Applications (Springer)
Neural Networks (Elsevier)
VLSI Design (Ablex)

Book Reviewer for the Publisher/Professional Journals:

Edward Arnold (UK)
Kluwer Academic Publishers

ACM Computing Reviews - 48 (Preferred Reviewer)

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