Qualifications and Awards


Year Qualification
2007 – 2008
Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning
RMIT University
2004 – 2008 Ph.D. (Computer Science)
RMIT University
Thesis: Hermes: Goal-Oriented Interactions for Intelligent Agents
2003 Bachelor of Applied Science (Computer Science) (Honours)
RMIT University
Thesis: An Empirical Investigation of Teamwork Infrastructure for Autonomous Agents
2000 – 2002 Bachelor of Applied Science (Computer Science)
RMIT University



Year Award
2016 Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

From the Office for Learning & Teaching website:
“Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning recognise and reward the diverse contributions made by individuals and teams to the quality of student learning. Citations are awarded to those who have made a significant contribution to the quality of student learning in a specific area of responsibility over a sustained period, whether they are academic staff, general staff, sessional staff or institutional associates.”

I was awarded my citation “For implementing a student-centred, technology-enhanced and research-informed problem identification and solving approach to improve students’ learning experiences and outcomes.”

2013 College of Business Teaching Award 2013
Team Award
Services Supporting Student Learning“For enhancing student learning by applying a student-centered, technology-enhanced and research-informed teaching philosophy to develop a gamification-based service that supports student learning and teaching.”
2013 Certificate of Recognition for Teaching Excellence
Awarded for Good Teaching Scale (GTS) scores of 90% or above in classes with more than 10 students and classes with more than 5 GTS responses.
2013 Best Reviewer Award
Awarded to the best reviewer(s) of academic papers submitted to the “Informing Science + IT Education Conference” (InSITE) in 2013.
2012 Best Paper Award
Awarded at the “Informing Science + IT Education Conference” (InSITE) in 2012 for the following publication (which was fast-tracked to a journal publication).
2010 Apple University Consortium WWDC Allocated Scholarship 2010
RMIT News Article: Biting into Apple
RMIT University 2010 Teaching & Research Awards
Teaching Excellence in Higher Education
Law, Economics, Business and Related Studies“For
aligning teaching and research commitments to enhance student-centered
learning through applied problem-solving strategies in business
information systems curriculum.”

(Certificate of Achievement)
RMIT University 2009 Teaching & Research Awards
Programs That Enhance Student Learning Category: Flexible Teaching and Learning
(Certificate of Achievement)
RMIT University 2008 Teaching & Research Awards
Higher Education Discipline Category: Priority Area – Team Teaching in any discipline/s“For
a sustained, systematic and successful approach to large team teaching
which engages and supports students in Business Information Technology”