Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Research), University of Adelaide
Professor Mike Brooks has held the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Research) at the University of Adelaide since July 2008. He carries responsibility for the overall research strategy of the University, strategic research investment and the gamut of associated support services, including research grants submission and handling, research student degrees, scholarships, and quality assurance activities, integrity and compliance, infrastructure and equipment, and research contracts and commercialisation.
Professor Brooks is a leading international researcher in computer vision and image analysis. His work has seen wide commercial use in the security and defence industries and has resulted in international awards. He has published many influential papers in the areas of auto-calibration, structure from motion and video surveillance. Professor Brooks is a former Head of the School of Computer Science where he still holds the Chair in Artificial Intelligence.
Professor Brooks is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Associate Editor of the International Journal of Computer Vision, and serves as a non-executive director on several boards, including National ICT Australia (NICTA).