Our Supervisors

Dr Suzie Sheehy
Suzie Sheehy is the academic lead of the Melbourne and Manchester Graduate Research Group.  She is a Senior Lecturer in Medical Accelerator Physics in the Faculty of Science and is also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project A novel future ion therapy accelerator.

 

 

Professor Michele Acuto
Michele Acuto is director of the Connected Cities Lab, Professor in Urban Politics and Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning and is also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Making up the global city: the financing and governing of urban infrastructural futures.

Dr Douglas R Brumley
Douglas Brumley is a DECRA Fellow in the School of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Science and is also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Microscale fluid dynamics around coral surfaces.

Dr Simon D’Alfonso
Simon D’Alfonso is a Lecturer in the School of Computing and Information Systems in the Faculty of Engineering and IT and is along with Professor Reeva Lederman is the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Exploring therapeutic alliance for digital mental health.

Professor Mark Dawson
Mark Dawson is a clinician-scientist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. He is the program head of the Translational Haematology Program, Group leader of the Cancer Epigenetics Laboratory and Consultant Haematologist in the Department of Haematology in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. He is also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Understanding lineage switching in haematopoietic malignancies as a mechanism of resistance to CAR-T therapy.

Dr Christiaan De Beukelaer
Christiaan De Beukelaer is a Senior Lecturer in Cultural Policy in the School of Culture and Communication in the Faculty of Arts and is also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on
Creative industry policy transfer to Asian countries: Exploring the role of UNESCO and the British Council.

Associate Professor Laura Downie
Laura Downie is an Associate Professor and an inaugural Dame Kate Campbell Fellow in the Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. She is also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Identifying the mechanisms of sub-clinical corneal inflammation during contact lens wear.

Professor Brendan Gleeson
Brendan Gleeson is a Professor of Urban Policy Studies and Director of the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning and also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Integrating Urban Sustainability and Digital Platforms?

Dr Amy Hahs
Amy Hahs is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences in the Faculty of Science and is also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Material politics, urban nature and residential neighbourhood design in the Global South: how architecture can rupture and repair the native, historical, and cultural landscapes of modern Mexico.

Professor William Heath
Bill Heath is Head of the Heath Group in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology (DMI) in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. He is also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Resolving the spatiotemporal events controlling effector T cell responses during malaria.

Professor Benjamin Howden
Benjamin Howden is Director of the Microbiological Diagnostic Unit Public Health Laboratory (MDU PHL), Medical Director of the Doherty Centre for Applied Microbial Genomics and Head of the Howden Research Group in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. He is also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Evolution of resistance to RNA polymerase-targeting antibiotics.

Dr Felix Kin Peng Hui
Felix Hui is a Senior Lecturer in Engineering Management and an Academic Specialist in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and IT and also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Standardizing carbon neutrality in delivery of complex projects.

Professor Craig Hutton
Craig Hutton is Group Head of the Hutton Group in the Bio21 Molecular Science & Biotechnology Institute, School of Chemistry, Faculty of Science. He is also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Mycocyclosin-based photoaffinity probes.

Professor David Jamieson
David Jamieson is a Professor of Physics in the School of Physics in the Faculty of Science and also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Quantum measurement of donors in near-surface ion implanted devices.

Dr Johan Koskinen
Johan Koskinen is a Senior Lecturer In Social Network Analysis in the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences and is also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Statistical models for social influence and contagion in dynamic, large-scale urban networks.

Professor Reeva Lederman
Reeva Lederman is a Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems in the Faculty of Engineering and IT and along with Simon D’Alfonso is also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Exploring therapeutic alliance for digital mental health.

Dr Kevin Gang Li
Kevin Li is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Chemical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and IT and also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on the Development of advanced porous materials and processes for hydrogen/methane separation under the natural gas pipeline conditions.

Dr Celia McMichael
Celia McMichael is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Geography of the Faculty of Science and is also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Sea-level rise and everyday lives in small island states.

Dr Greg Nyilasy
Greg Nyilasy is a Senior Lecturer in Management and Marketing in the Faculty of Business and Economics and is also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Creative economy start-up success: The use and misuse of market research by creative economy entrepreneurs.

Professor Richard Sandberg
Richard Sandberg is a Chair of Computational Mechanics in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and IT and also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Fur and Feathers: colour, structure and flow control.

Dr Colin A. Scholes
Colin Scholes is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and IT and is also the project lead for the Melbourne-Manchester Research Group dual program project on Nanostructured membranes for selective toxic gas separation.