As the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice President (External Engagement), Rongyu reports to the Vice-Chancellor and President and he works collaboratively with other senior members of the University in the effective management of the University.
Merlin Crossley is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at UNSW and Professor of Molecular Biology. He has also worked or studied at the Universities of Melbourne, Oxford, Harvard and Sydney. He has been recognized by numerous awards, including a Rhodes Scholarship and the Australian Academy of Science's Gottschalk Medal.
Paul Young completed his PhD at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and was appointed to a lectureship in the University of London in 1986. He returned to Australia as Senior Research Fellow at the Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre in 1989 and joined the University of Queensland as a Senior Lecturer in 1991.
Professor Eric Knight joined Macquarie Business School as Executive Dean and Professor of Strategic Management in September 2020. Previously he was with the University of Sydney where he was Professor of Strategic Management in the Business School.
Professor Alistair Sproul is Head of School of the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering. Alistair Sproul has wide research interest on areas like low energy buildings, photovoltaic systems, and energy efficient fluid handling systems.
Aleksandar D. Rakić leads the Photonics and Microwave Engineering group at The University of Queensland focusing on the development of technologies for sensing and imaging across the electromagnetic spectrum including microwave, terahertz wave and optical systems.
Stephanie is Senior Lecturer in Marketing and Associate Dean (Curriculum and Learning, Pre-Experience) at Macquarie Business School, Macquarie University. Her main research interest is in investigating dynamics and evolution of business relationships and networks, consumer vulnerability and well-being, luxury branding and consumer engagement, and cross-cultural research.
Stella Wang was graduated in Griffith University with a master degree in marketing management. She first worked as an international project manager in the Queensland government for 4 years. During these years, Stella demonstrated a wide variety of skills including international marketing, staff development, and program management.
Mr Andrew Lang is a lecturer at University of the Sunshine Coast. Andrew has a particular focus and experience in the digital space including e-commerce and e-Marketing using eMail, Search, Affiliates, websites, etc.
Desiree Talbert, English language expert from the USA with Master's degree in English Literature and TESOL, fifteen years of experience teaching Chinese students, experienced in teaching grammar and speech.
David Talbert is an English language expert from Canada with Master's degrees in Philosophy and Education. David has fifteen years of professional experience in teaching Chinese students. He's also experienced in teaching English, critical thinking, Western culture, and public speaking.
Associate Professor Monte Wynder came to academia from the banking industry. Prior to joining the USC, he taught both management and financial accounting at the University of Southern Queensland, the University of New South Wales, the University of Lethbridge (Canada), and the University of Newcastle.
Kathy Solomon is an English teacher at University of the Sunshine Coast. As a former IELTS examiner, and with more than 30 years of teaching experience, Kathy has an exceptional work record in the field of academic English and Australian culture. Kathy is currently the head of the English Language Centre.
Dr David Harris began his research career in the hope that he can study and understand the marine world history and pattern. David started by studying beaches and coral reefs. These locations are iconic and complex systems where marine, ecological, geological and human processes constantly interact resulting in the ecosystems today.
Dr Chan has a PhD in Genomics and Computational Biology from UQ. He underwent postdoctoral training at Rutgers University (USA) in algal genomics and evolution. He returmed to UQ in late 2011 as one of the inaugural Great Barrier Reef Foundation Bioinformatics Fellows.
Dr Chan joined the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences in 2020 as a group leader at the Australian Centre for Ecogenomics (ACE). His group uses advanced computational approaches to study genome evolution and develop scalable approaches for comparative genomics.
Dr Brett White is an expert in management. Brett has an Executive MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management and a PhD in Entrepreneurial Finance from Macquarie University
Brett delivers large scale multi-million dollar projects across a range of core disciplines.
With excellent problem solving skills, intellectual independence, and a demonstrated ability to redefine existing knowledge, Brett is a well rounded professional.
Brett is a highly experienced, well-regarded, and organised leader. He has a track record of navigating large bureaucracies, managing long-term, complex projects, and building strong relationships. He is an excellent communicator, published in leading peer-reviewed journals, and is an accomplished and engaging public speaker.
Brett has extensive experience and knowledge of Finance, International Business, Decision-making, Strategy, Management & Leadership, and Entrepreneurship.
Dr Justin Ridge graduated with a BSc (Class 2.1) in Biochemistry and Microbiology from the University of Sheffield (UK) in 1994. he then went on to gain his PhD, also from Sheffield, focussing on the role of the polypeptide chain in determining energy transduction in the bacterial photosynthetic reaction centre.
Justin then moved to Australia and between 1998 and 2008 he was a post-doctoral researcher in the School in a number of labs gaining experience in diverse fields such as environmental microbiology and molecular neuroscience.
Since 2008 Justin's role has been as a teaching-focused academic.