Activities and Awards

2018 ACM SIGMOD Test of Time Award together with Michael Cahill and Alan Fekete.

2013 Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching of the Faculty of Engineering and IT.

2008 SIGMOD Best Paper award at ACM SIGMOD 2008 in Vancouver, Canada, together with Michael J. Cahill and Alan Fekete for our paper on Serialisable Snapshot Isolation.

Australian Information Industry (AIIA) iAwards 2005 (Finalist)
Our "PathBank" project was finalist for the best tertiary student project.

Activities and Scholarships

Visiting Professor at the Technical University of Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt), 2018/19.

Visiting Professor at the Technical University of Munich (TU Munich), 2013/14.

Visiting Academic at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 2009/2010.

Visiting Scholar at the University of Queensland, 2009.

Visiting Researcher at Microsoft SQL Server Team in 2008.

Research Funding

  • ARC LP160100883 - Improving Provision of a Document Store As A Service in a Public Cloud (Industry Partner: MongoDB)
  • ARC DP0987900 - Exploring the concurrency tradeoff: a new approach to enterprise SW
  • ARC LP0669685 - Implementing Bioinformatics Algorithms using .NET Stored Procedures (Industry Partner: Microsoft)
  • ARC DP0664782 - Distributed Data Processing for WSN

Academic Service to the Discipline