Our People

World Leading Data Scientists

The DARE ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre brings together some of the world’s leading data scientists led by Professor Sally Cripps from the University of Sydney, and supported by an exemplary cohort of academic leaders with extensive experience in applied data science solutions.

Director

Professor Sally Cripps, University of Sydney

Lucy Marshall
Deputy Director

Professor Lucy Marshall, University of NSW

Jessica Cornock
Centre Manager

Jessica Cornock, University of Sydney

DARE DOMAIN LEADS
Glenda Wardle
Biodiversity

Professor Glenda Wardle, University of Sydney

Mark Lindsay
Minerals

Dr Mark Lindsay, University of Western Australia

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Associate Professor Willem Vervoort, University of Sydney

DARE THEME LEADS
Building Models

Dr Edward Cripps, University of Western Australia

Rohitash Chandra
Exploring Data

Dr Rohitash Chandra, University of NSW

Making Decisions

Professor Sally Cripps, University of Sydney

SENIOR ADVISORS
Mark Girolami
Senior Academic Data Science Advisor

Professor Mark Girolami, Alan Turing Institute, Cambridge University

Mark Jessell
Senior Academic Domain Advisor

Professor Mark Jessell, University of Western Australia

Robert Kohn
Senior Academic Data Science Advisor

Scientia Professor Robert Kohn, University of NSW

SPECIAL PROJECT LEADS
Special Projects– Landscapes

Dr Tristan Salles, University of Sydney

Special Projects – Coral reefs

Professor Jody Webster, University of Sydney

CHIEF INVESTIGATORS
Chief Investigator

Dr Hadi Afshar, University of Sydney

Chief Investigator

Dr Vincent Chin, University of Sydney

Chief Investigator

Dr Aaron Greenville, University of Sydney

Chief Investigator

Associate Professor Fiona Johnson, University of NSW

Chief Investigator

Dr Simon Luo, University of Sydney

Roman Marchant
Chief Investigator

Dr Roman Marchant, University of Sydney

Chief Investigator

Dr Rafael Oliveira, University of Sydney

Chief Investigator

Dr Nandini Ramesh, University of Sydney

Chief Investigator

Dr Richard Scalzo, University of Sydney

Chief Investigator

Dr Wanchuang Zhu, University of Sydney

PARTNER INVESTIGATORS
Partner Investigator

Jeremy Black, NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Partner Investigator

Dr Tom Celebrezze, NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Partner Investigator

Dr Patrice de Caritat, Geoscience Australia

Partner Investigator

Dr Lesley Gibson, Western Australia Biodiversity Science Institute

Partner Investigator

Dr Lisa Hamilton, WaterNSW

Partner Investigator

Nicholas Haskins, NSW Smart Sensing Network

Partner Investigator

Dr Georgina Kelly, NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Partner Investigator

Dr Milan Korbel, McKinsey

Partner Investigator

Dr George Mathews, QuantumBlack

Partner Investigator

Dr Don McCallum, NSW Smart Sensing Network

Partner Investigator

Dr Eric Nettleton, Newcrest Mining

Partner Investigator

Dr Anandaroop Ray, Geoscience Australia

Partner Investigator

Neil Symington, Geoscience Australia

Partner Investigator

Dr Kendra Travaille, Minderoo Foundation

Partner Investigator

Bryce Wilde, Natural Resources Commission

PHD CANDIDATES
PhD Candidate

Mohammed Abedin, University of NSW

PhD Candidate

Robin Aldridge-Sutton, University of Sydney

PhD Candidate

Rajitha Athukorala, University of Sydney

PhD Candidate

Kim Bente, University of Sydney

PhD Candidate

Vihanga Gunadasa, University of Sydney

PhD Candidate

Dilani Kaveendri, University of Sydney

PhD Candidate

Maria Lopes, University of WA

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PhD Candidate

Emma Nguyen, University of Sydney

PhD Candidate

Megan Nguyen, University of Sydney

PhD Candidate

Linduni Rodrigo, University of Sydney

PhD Candidate

Paco Tseng, University of Sydney

PhD Candidate

Maryam Zeinolabedini, University of NSW