Dr Mark Hedley

Acting Research Director, Cyber-Physical Systems

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Mark currently leads the Cyber-Physical Systems Program in Data61. He received a B.Sc degree, majoring in Computer Science and Pure Mathematics, and a B.E. (Electrical) degree with University Medal and First Class Honours, both from the University of Sydney. He subsequently completed a Ph.D. in medical imaging, and was a member of the academic staff also at the University of Sydney, where he undertook research in medical imaging, image processing and video compression. During this time he was also part of a start-up company, Dilithium Networks, developing video coding solutions for transcoding gateways. Mark then joined CSIRO, where he has led projects in video coding, acoustic imaging, wireless communications and tracking, and he has held a number of leadership positions.

Mark has led the development of wireless positioning technology at CSIRO over the last decade, for which he has been awarded multiple industry awards. Mark is an author of over one hundred international publications, numerous reports for industry, and over ten patents. Mark is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Academic Qualifications

  • 1993

    Unversity of Sydney

Achievements and Awards

  • 2017-2017

    Research and Development iAward
    Australian Information Industry Association

  • 2013-2013

    National Innovation Award
    Australian Innovation Challenge

  • 2013-2013

    Engineering Excellence Award
    Engineers Australia

  • 2010-2010

    Research and Development iAward
    Australian Information Industry Association

  • 2009-2009

    NSW Engineering Excellence Award
    Engineers Australia

  • 2005-2005

    Innovative Technollogy Award
    CeBIT Australia


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