Professor Arun Sharma AM

Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Queensland University of Technology
Qualifications:
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, 1990
M.Sc. (Tech.) Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani,1985
Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors, 2008

Experience:
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, QUT, 2004—19
Cofounder, National ICT Australia (NICTA) Pty Ltd, 2002
Cofounder, CRC for Smart Internet Technology, 2001
Head, School of Computer Science and Engineering, UNSW, 1999-2002

Current Roles:
Council Chair, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
Group Head for Sustainability and Climate Change and Advisor to the Chairman, Adani Group
Director, North Queensland Export Terminal Pty Ltd

Previous Board and Advisory Roles:
Member, World Economic Forum Future Council on Innovation Ecosystems, 2018–19
Member, Advance Queensland Expert Advisory Panel, 2015—19
Chair, Queensland India Council 2011—14
Chair, Universities Australia Deputy Vice-Chancellors (Research) Committee, 2008 and 2014—15
Director, Translational Research Institute Pty Ltd, 2009—17
Director, Smart Services CRC Pty Ltd, 2007—15
Director, QUTbluebox Pty Ltd, 2006—15
Member, Queensland Premier’s Smart State Council, 2004-2011
Member, Queensland Premier’s Business Roundtable, 2010-2011
President, Australia India Business Council (Queensland Chapter), 2006-2011
Member, Independent Advisory Council, Australian Research Council, 2008-2009
Member, Interim Advisory Board, Manufacturing Centre, Enterprise Connect Program, 2008
Director, Gallipoli Research Foundation, 2006-2009
Director, Farmacule Bioindustries Pty Ltd, 2006-2008
Associate Director, Sugar Research Limited, 2005-2008
Member, ICT Sector Advisory Committee, CSIRO, 2004-2007
Member, Governing Board of CRC for Diagnostics, 2004-2006
Member, Governing Board of CRC for Construction Innovation, 2004-2007
Member, Governing Board of CRC for Integrated Engineering Asset Management, 2006-2011

Professor Arun Sharma AM