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Scientia Professor Del Favero

Joint Directors:

Centre Fellows

Professorial Fellows:

  • Emeritus Prof Neil Brown
  • Prof Malvina Borgherini: Director, MeLa Media Laboratory, IUAV, University of Venice
  • Prof Maurice Pagnucco

Visiting Professorial Research Fellows:

  • Prof Vincent Heuveline: Director, Interdisciplinary Centre for Scientific Computing, University of Heidelberg
  • Prof Adrian Parr: Director of Taft Research Centre, University of Cincinnati
  • Prof Wolfgang Tschapeller: Director, Institute for Art and Architecture, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
  • Prof Peter Weibel: CEO, ZKM Centre for Art and Media, Karlsruhe

Visiting Research Fellows: 

  • Dr Timothy Barker: Lecturer, Digital Media, University of Glasgow, Scotland
  • Robin Chow

  • Ardrian Hardjono
  • Dr Stephen Sewell: Head, Writing for Performance, NIDA

Adjunct Professors:

  • Michael Scott-Mitchell: Artistic Director, Goblin Films
  • Kip Williams: Artistic Director, Sydney Theatre Company

Centre Steering Committee

Deans: UNSW

  • Prof Susan Dodds (Arts & Social Science)
  • Prof Ross Harley (Chair) (Art & Design)
  • Prof Mark Hoffman (Engineering)
  • Prof Peter Lovibond (Science)
  • Lynn Greenwood (Faculty Manager, Art & Design)
  • Kate Cherry (Director/CEO, NIDA: National Institute of Dramatic Arts)

Centre Staff

Post-Doctoral Fellow: Dr Baden Pailthorpe
Post-Doctoral Fellow: Dr Denise Thwaites
Post-Doctoral Fellow: Dr Susanne Thurow
Post-Doctoral Fellow: Dr Andrew Yip
Research Fellow: Karen Kriss
Director, iCinema Immersive Systems Lab: Alex Ong
Technical Systems Architect: Alex Ong
Immersive Systems Engineer: Nicola Best


Intelligent Environments Lab

Director: Prof Claude Sammut

AVIE-SC Lab (EPICentre)

Director: Prof Dennis Del Favero

NIEA iCinema Lab

Director: Prof Dennis Del Favero
Immersive Interaction Program Director: Volker Kuchelmeister
Motion Capture Program Director: Karen Kriss

Centre Commercial Arm

Immersive Realisation Pty Ltd: Damian Leonard (Director)