One of Australia's leading ICT researchers and administrators has been appointed by the University of Tasmania to take over the leadership of Sense-T.
Professor Jugdutt (Jack) Singh has considerable experience in leading research centres that work collaboratively with industry and government to drive practical solutions.
As Director of Research, he will guide the expansion of Sense-T's industry focused research activities and build sustainable partnerships with national and international research organisations.
Professor Singh joins Sense-T from NICTA, where he was the Director of NICTA Victoria, responsible for bringing together top Victorian researchers in ICT with industry and government as part of NICTA's national contribution to solving big issues.
Prior to joining NICTA, Professor Singh was Research Professor Micro/Nanotechnology and Director of the Centre for Technology Infusion at La Trobe University, which focused on strategic and translational research related to ICT.
He is also a member of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe's Transport Expert Group.
Professor Singh is recognised for his leadership in translational research and development, innovation, technology transfer and commercialisation in partnership with industry, governments and other universities across transport, food and agriculture, healthcare, defence, energy and environment sectors.