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    APPOINTMENTS 2014 - Director, Centre for Data Science, Monash Unviersity. 2002 - Research Professor, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University. 1999 - Director: G I Webb & Associates Pty. Ltd., Data Mining Software and Consultancy 2008 - 2014 Director, Centre for Research in Intelligent Systems, Monash Unviersity. 1998 - 2002 Personal Chair, School of Computing and Mathematics, Deakin University. 1988 - 1998 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader School of Computing and Mathematics, Deakin University. 1986 – 1988 Lecturer, School of Computing and Information Technology, Griffith University. AWARDS IEEE Fellow, 2015 Australian Research Council Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award, 2014 IEEE ICDM Service Award, 2013 QUALIFICATIONS PhD (Computer Science), La Trobe University, 1987 BA (First Class Honours in Computer Science), La Trobe University, 1982. PUBLICATIONS & GRANTS I have published more than 175 scientific papers and am the author of the commercial data mining software package Magnum Opus, a system that embodies many of my research contributions in the area of data mining. Since 1987 I have received grants totaling more than $6 million including $4.4 million from national competitive grant schemes. I have been an associate investigator on grants totalling a further $11,009,647. OFFICES HELD, EDITORIAL BOARDS & PROGRAM COMMITTEES: Editor-in-Chief : Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Springer (2005 - ) This is the highest impact journal specifically focused on data mining. Co-Editor : Encyclopedia of Machine Learning, Springer. Member, Editorial Advisory Board: Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, Wiley Inter Science (2007 - ) Member of the Editorial Boards of : Machine Learning, Springer (2003 - ) ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery in Data, ACM (2005 - 2012) User Modeling and User Adapted Interaction, Springer (1999 - 2006) Knowledge and Information Systems, Springer (2002 - 2005) General Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2012) Joint Program Committee Chair ICDM-2010 Joint Program Committee Chair PRICAI-06 Joint Program Committee Chair AI-04 Panel Co-Chair, ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2013) Panel Chair ICDM-2007 Member, Executive Committee, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) (2005) Member, Steering Committee, Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI) and the Australian Artificial Intelligence Conference (Aus AI) Member, Australian Computer Society's National Committee on Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems. (1987-1988, 1999 – current) Member, IJCAI-05 Advisory Committee General Chair of the Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI 2000) held in Melbourne. President, Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE.) (1988 – 1991) I have also served on numerous conference program committees including: KDD-06 (Senior Program Committee Member), SIAM Data Mining Conference - SDM-07 (PC Area Chair ), ICML-2002 (Area Chair), ICDM-2002 (Program Committee Vice-Chair). Foundation Member, Monash Centre for Research in Intelligent Systems (CRIS)