Find contact details below for staff in the College of Engineering & Science. Staff are listed in discipline groups.

Leadership team

Contact details for the College of Engineering & Science Leadership team staff
Name Contact details
Professor Farzad Khosrowshahi
Dean, College of Engineering & Science
+61 3 9919 5862
farzad.khosrowshahi@vu.edu.au
Dr Alasdair McAndrew
Director of Learning & Teaching
+61 3 9919 4344
alasdair.mcandrew@vu.edu.au
Professor Sam Fragomeni
Head of Discipline, Engineering
+61 3 9919 5212
sam.fragomeni@vu.edu.au
Associate Professor Zora Vrcelj
Head of Discipline, Built Environment
+61 3 9919 4459
zora.vrcelj@vu.edu.au
Professor Yuan Miao
Head of Discipline, Information Technology
+61 3 9919 4605
yuan.miao@vu.edu.au
Dr Joshua Johnson
Head of Discipline, Science
+61 3 9919 8279
engsci.science@vu.edu.au
Professor Akhtar Kalam
External Engagement
+61 3 9919 5504
akhtar.kalam@vu.edu.au
Associate Professor Daniel Lai
Community Engagement Leader
+61 3 9919 4425
daniel.lai@vu.edu.au
Mr Tom Loncaric
College Manager
+61 3 9919 2947
tom.loncaric@vu.edu.au

Engineering

Professor Sam Fragomeni, Head of Discipline, Engineering
Phone: +61 3 9919 5212 | Email: sam.fragomeni@vu.edu.au

Architectural engineering

+61 3 9919 9104

Contact details for Architectural Engineering staff.
Name Contact details
Christopher Adam
Adjunct Associate Professor
christopher.adam@vu.edu.au
Ian Campbell
Honorary Fellow
ian.campbell@vu.edu.au
Michael Jackson
Adjunct Associate Professor
michael.jackson@vu.edu.au

Civil engineering

Contact details for Civil Engineering staff.
Name Contact details
Dr Qing Liang
Associate Professor
+61 3 9919 4134
qing.liang@vu.edu.au
Dr Wasantha Liyanage
Lecturer
+61 3 9919 5887
piyalwasantha.pallewelaliyanage@vu.edu.au
Dr Shobha Muthukumaran
Senior Lecturer
+61 3 9919 4859
shobha.muthukumaran@vu.edu.au
Dr Nitin Muttil
Senior Lecturer
+61 3 9919 4251
nitin.muttil@vu.edu.au
Dr Dimuth Navaratna
Senior Lecturer
+61 3 9919 5554
dimuth.navaratna@vu.edu.au
Dr Anne Ng
Senior Lecturer
+61 3 9919 5507
anne.ng@vu.edu.au
Dr Ashok Sharma
Associate Professor Water Resources
+61 3 9919 4519
ashok.sharma@vu.edu.au
Dr Rudi VanStaden
Senior Lecturer, Course Chair, Bachelor of Engineering, (Hons) (Civil Engineering)
+61 3 9919 4795
rudi.vanstaden@vu.edu.au
Dr Vincent Wang
Senior Lecturer, Civil Engineering
+61 3 9919 9453
vincent.wang@vu.edu.au
Dr Ehsan Yaghoubi
Lecturer, Civil Engineering
+61 3 9919 4804
ehsan.yaghoubi@vu.edu.au
Chris Perera
Emeritus Professor
chris.perera@vu.edu.au
Mark Bismark
Adjunct Associate Professor
mark.bismark@vu.edu.au
Peter Lechte
Honorary Fellow
peter.lechte@vu.edu.au

Electrical & electronic engineering

Contact details for Electrical and Electronic Engineering staff.
Name Contact details
Dr Horace King
Senior Lecturer, Course Chair, Master of Engineering
+61 3 9919 4696
horace.king@vu.edu.au
Dr Daniel Lai
Associate Professor
+61 3 9919 4425
daniel.lai@vu.edu.au
Mr Valli Navaratnam
Lecturer
+61 3 9919 4991
valli.navaratnam@vu.edu.au

Dr Cagil Ozansoy
Senior Lecturer, Course Chair, Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) (Electrical and Electronic and Sports Engineering)

+61 3 9919 5046
cagil.ozansoy@vu.edu.au
Associate Professor Juan Shi
Senior Lecturer, Women in Engineering Coordinator & researcher at Institute for Sustainable Industries & Liveable Cities (ISILC).
+61 3 9919 4034
juan.shi@vu.edu.au
Professor Peng Shi +61 3 9919 6273
peng.shi@vu.edu.au
Professor Mike Faulkner
Emeritus Professor
+61 3 9919 4254
mike.faulkner@vu.edu.au
Dr Aladin Zayegh
Adjunct Professor
+61 3 9919 4858
aladin.zayegh@vu.edu.au

Mechanical engineering

Contact details for Mechanical Engineering staff.
Name Contact details
Vincent Rouillard
Professor, Course Chair, Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) (Mechanical Engineering)
+61 3 9919 4602
vincent.rouillard@vu.edu.au
Dr Catherine Sullivan
Academic Teaching Scholar
+61 3 9919 5673
catherine.sullivan@vu.edu.au
Dr Matthew Lamb
Senior Lecturer
+61 3 9919 5591
matthew.lamb@vu.edu.au
Dr Jun-de Li
Professor
+61 3 9919 4105
jun-de.li@vu.edu.au
Dr Leonard L. Koss
Adjunct Associate Professor
leonard.koss@vu.edu.au
Barbara Rinderer
Adjunct Fellow
barbara.rinderer@vu.edu.au
Dr Josef Rojter
Adjunct Fellow
josef.rojter@vu.edu.au
Dr Danh Tran
Adjunct Fellow
danh.tran@vu.edu.au
Dr Lutfar Khan
Honorary Fellow

+61 3 9919 4687
lutfar.khan@vu.edu.au

Built Environment

Associate Professor Zora Vrcelj, Head of Discipline, Built Environment
Phone: + 61 3 99194459 | Email: zora.vrcelj@vu.edu.au

Contact details for Build Environment staff.
Name Contact details

Mr Yanni Bouras
Lecturer, Built Environment

+61 3 9919 5734
yanni.bouras@vu.edu.au
Dr Melissa Chan
Lecturer, Built Environment
+61 3 9919 4484
melissa.chan@vu.edu.au
Dr Amir Ghapanchi
Senior Lecturer
+61 3 9919 4668
amir.ghapanchi@vu.edu.au
Dr Elmira Jamei
Lecturer, Course Chair, Bachelor of Building Design
+61 3 9919 5847
elmira.jamei@vu.edu.au

Associate Professor Paul Joseph
Course Chair Graduate Certificate in Performance-based Building and Fire Codes
Course Chair Master of Engineering (Building Fire Safety and Risk Engineering)

+61 3 9919 8134
paul.joseph@vu.edu.au
Dr Malindu Sandanayake
Lecturer, Course Chair, Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)
+61 3 9919 5746
malindu.sandanayake@vu.edu.au
Mr Vinayaga Sarma
Course Chair, Graduate Certificate/Graduate Diploma/Master of Engineering (Project Management)
+61 3 9919 4714
vinayaga.sarma@vu.edu.au
Dr Wei Yang
Lecturer, Course Chair, Bachelor of Building (Surveying)
+61 3 9919 5287
wei.yang@vu.edu.au

Information technology

Professor Yuan Miao, Head of Discipline, Information technology
Phone: +61 3 9919 4605 | Email: yuan.miao@vu.edu.au

Contact details for Information Technology staff.
Name Contact details
Dr Huai Liu
Lecturer
+61 3 9919 5868
huai.liu@vu.edu.au
Dr Gitesh Raikundalia
Senior Lecturer
+61 3 9919 4691
gitesh.raikundalia@vu.edu.au
Dr Khandakar Ahmed
Course Chair, Master of Applied Information Technology
+61 3 9919 6312
khandakar.ahmed@vu.edu.au
Dr Hao Shi
Associate Professor and Course Chair, Bachelor of Information Technology
+61 3 9919 4060
hao.shi@vu.edu.au
Professor Hong Xu
Research Professor
+61 3 9919 4426
hong.xu@vu.edu.au
Nalin Sharda
Adjunct Associate Professor
 
Jakub Szajman
Adjunct Fellow
 

Science

Dr Joshua Johnson, Head of Discipline, Science
Phone: +61 3 9919 8279 | Email: engsci.science@vu.edu.au

Contact details for Science staff.
Name Contact details
Dr Greg Baxter
Professor
+61 3 9919 4576
gregory.baxter@vu.edu.au
Dr Domenico Caridi
Senior Lecturer, Course Coordinator Bachelor of Pharmaceutical and Health Science
+61 3 9919 8077
domenico.caridi@vu.edu.au
Dr Christine Connelly
Lecturer
+61 3 9919 5836
christine.connelly@vu.edu.au
Professor Silvestru Sever Dragomir
Professor
+61 3 9919 4437
sever.dragomir@vu.edu.au
Dr Alasdair McAndrew
Senior Lecturer and Director Learning and Teaching (Operations)

+61 3 9919 4344
alasdair.mcandrew@vu.edu.au

Dr Sandra McKechnie
Senior Lecturer
+61 3 9919 8067
sandra.mckechnie@vu.edu.au
Dr Lawrence Ngeh
Senior Lecturer
+61 3 9919 8102
lawrence.ngeh@vu.edu.au
Dr Thinh Nguyen
Associate Professor
+61 3 9919 4281
thinh.nguyen@vu.edu.au
Dr John Orbell
Professor, Course Chair, Science Honours
+61 3 9919 8066
john.orbell@vu.edu.au
Dr Roan Plotz
Lecturer
+61 3 9919 5709
roan.plotz@vu.edu.au
Dr Anthony Sofo
Honorary Professor
+61 3 9919 4869
anthony.sofo@vu.edu.au
Mr Gabriele Sorrentino
Lecturer
+61 3 9919 5227
gabriele.sorrentino@vu.edu.au
Dr Thomas Yeager
Senior Lecturer, Course Coordinator, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science (Science for Teaching)
+61 3 9919 8103
thomas.yeager@vu.edu.au
Dr Mary Millikan
Adjunct Associate Professor
 
Dr Maurice Trewhella
Honorary Fellow
 
Dr MD Nazim Uddin
Adjunct Fellow
 
Professor Stephen Collins
Honorary Fellow
+61 3 9919 4283
stephen.collins@vu.edu.au
Dr Megan O'Shea
Adjunct Fellow
+61 3 9919 2129
megan.oshea@vu.edu.au
Fotios Sidiroglou
Honorary Fellow
 

College support staff

Professional staff

Contact details for the College of Engineering & Science professional services staff
Name Contact details
Tom Loncaric
College Manager
+61 3 9919 2947
tom.loncaric@vu.edu.au
Teresa Joyce
Executive Assistant to the Dean

+ 61 3 9919 8598
teresa.joyce@vu.edu.au

Luba Schnitzer
Senior Administrative Officer

+ 61 3 9919 5058
luba.schnitzer@vu.edu.au

Neha Noruthun
Senior Administrative Officer (Courses & Units)

+ 61 3 9919 2486
neha.noruthun@vu.edu.au

Effie Moustakas
Course and Unit Advisor

cua.coes@vu.edu.au

Maria Penagandara
Course and Unit Advisor

cua.coes@vu.edu.au

Joyce Nastasi
Administrative Officer
+61 3 9919 1027
joyce.nastasi@vu.edu.au

Financial services

Contact details for the College of Engineering & Science financial services staff
Name Contact details
Operational Accounting Team operationalaccountingteam@vu.edu.au

Industry & Community Engagement

Contact details for the College of Engineering & Science Industry & Community Liaison
Name Contact details
Lovelesh Ramsahye
Coordinator, Industry and Community Engagement
+61 3 9919 2175
lovelesh.ramsahye@vu.edu.au