Dean, School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics and Lead Dean - Information and Communication Technology

Simeon Simoff

Professor Simeon Simoff

Professor Simeon Simoff commenced as the Dean of the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics on 1 January 2012.

Simeon was appointed as Professor of Information Technology and Head of the School of Computing and Mathematics at Western Sydney University in 2007. Simeon was previously a Professor of Information Technology at the University of Technology, Sydney, where he was a co-founder and Director (2002-2007) of the e-Markets Research Lab. Prior to UTS he held academic positions at the University of Sydney, the Middle East Technical University, Ecole Polytechnique - University of Nantes, and Istanbul Technical University. In 2006 he was a BIT Professor at the Free University of Bolzano-Bozen and the University of Trento. He is a founding Director and a Fellow of the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia and Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia. Since 2006 he is co-editor of the ACS Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology (CRPIT) series in Computer Science and ICT. From 2000 to 2005 he was the associate editor (Australia) of the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. He has served on the ASCE Technical Committees on Data and Information Management, and on Intelligent Computing. He is member of the Australian Council of Deans of ICT, Australian Council of Engineering Deans, and Australian Deans of Built Environment.

Simeon has over 20 years of research experience at the confluence of data analytics, applied artificial intelligence and human-centred computing. These include visual analytics and visual data mining, visual languages and visual reasoning, electronic markets technologies, and design computing and cognition. This has resulted in co-authoring of more than 350 refereed publications, supported by $AUD 5 million of competitive research funding.