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Meet the IVE team

IVE brings together some of the brightest minds in AR and VR research from across the University to address societal challenges and transform industry in sectors such as housing, defence and healthcare.

With more than 90 members, our cross-disciplinary team takes pride in the effective partnerships we develop with end-users of our research.

Leadership Team

Professor Bruce Thomas
Director: IVE, Wearable Computing
Professor Mark Billinghurst
Deputy Director: IVE, Empathic Computing
Professor Ning Gu
Deputy Director: IVE, Building and Urban Informatics
Professor Ian Gwilt
Research Professor: Design, Design for Health and Wellbeing
Associate Professor Ross Smith
Associate Professor in Computer Science, Wearable Computing
Professor Javaan Singh Chahl
Professor of Sensor Systems, Sensor Systems
Dr Peter Schumacher
Senior Lecturer, Design for Health and Wellbeing
Dr Gun Lee
Senior Lecturer, Empathic Computing
Dr Joanne Zucco
Program Director, Wearable Computing
Mr Dino Rossi
Research Development Manager: IVE

Administration team

Research Groups