Department of Computing

Department of Computing

Department of Computing

THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTING IS A VIBRANT HUB COMMITTED TO REDEFINING THE BOUNDARIES OF COMPUTER SCIENCES.

Head of Department

Professor Michael Sheng

Michael Sheng is a full Professor and Head of Department of Computing at Macquarie University. Before moving to Macquarie, Michael spent 10 years at School of Computer Science, the University of Adelaide. Michael holds a PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of New South Wales and did his post-doc as a research scientist at CSIRO ICT Centre.

Please follow this link for a full list of our people.

Contact the Department

4 Research Park Drive, Levels 2 and 3
Macquarie University NSW 2109
T: +61 (2) 9850 9514  
F: +61 (2) 9850 9551
E: fse.compquery@mq.edu.au

NamePositionContact Details
Melina ChanDepartment ManagerOffice: E6A 361
Phone: 9850 9510
Email: melina.chan@mq.edu.au
Jo AboudAdmin and Outreach CoordinatorOffice: E6A 364
Phone: 9850 6331
Email: jo.aboud@mq.edu.au
Sylvian ChowAdministrator AcademicOffice: E6A 359
Phone: 9850 9105
Email: sylvian.chow@mq.edu.au
Karen LeungAdministrative AssistantOffice: E6A 360
Phone: 9850 9563
Email: karen.leung@mq.edu.au
Jackie WalshAdministrative AssistantOffice:  E6A 360
Phone: 9850 9514
Email:  jackie.walsh@mq.edu.au
Grace ZhaoAdministrator Finance and StaffOffice:  E6A 364
Phone: 9850 9526
Email:  grace.zhao@mq.edu.au

Research

The Department of Computing’s research develops computational methods that solve real-world problems by collaborating with industry, government and research agencies. Research at the Department is classified into three broad themes. Under which there are research groups where various activities are carried out.

Our areas of research excellence include:

Intelligent and Data Intensive Computing

Secure and Reliable Systems

Human Computer Interaction

Research funding support

The Faculty of Science and Engineering Research Office can help you with research-related questions, and should be your first point of contact. Further information can be found on Macquarie’s research web pages, including information on grants and funding.

If you have travel requirements for your research, Macquarie does offer travel support.

In addition, when it comes time to present your research, our marketing and communications team can help you understand our brand and media engagement guidelines.

Engage with us

If you are interested in getting involved with our research, contact the Faculty of Science Research Office (sci.research@mq.edu.au). Or for more information on how to partner with us, contact our Research Partnerships Manager:

Mark Berlage

Employee support

Macquarie wants to ensure that all staff enjoy a safe, happy, productive working environment. We offer support to get you started and are transparent about our employee benefits It is important to be aware of our Safety at work policies, as well as the University’s wellbeing services that range from employment support to childcare.

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