Researcher

Associate Professor Tomasz Piotr Bednarz

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Biography

Tomasz Bednarz is a Director and Head of Visualisation at the Expanded Perception & Interaction Centre (EPICentre) UNSW Art & Design. He is also a Team Leader at the CSIRO Data61 (leading Visual Analytics team, in Software & Computational Systems research program).

His current roles reflect his conviction to a holistic approach to the wicked problems facing the collation, analytics and display of big data. His approach is expansive and...view more

Tomasz Bednarz is a Director and Head of Visualisation at the Expanded Perception & Interaction Centre (EPICentre) UNSW Art & Design. He is also a Team Leader at the CSIRO Data61 (leading Visual Analytics team, in Software & Computational Systems research program).

His current roles reflect his conviction to a holistic approach to the wicked problems facing the collation, analytics and display of big data. His approach is expansive and encompasses the use of novel technologies such as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, CAVE, Dome, AVIE, often in combination. Over the last couple of years, he has been involved in wide range of projects in area of immersive visualisation, human-computer interaction, computational imaging, visualisation, and simulations, computational fluid dynamics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer graphics, and interactive techniques. He also has backround in creative programming (demoscene and game development).

He holds Adjunct positions at:

  • Queensland University of Technology (Science and Engineering Faculty, School of Mathematical Sciences),
  • University of South Australia (School of IT and Math Sciences).

He is ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 Conference Chair (SIGGRAPH conferences are the world’s largest, most influential annual meetings and exhibitions in computer graphics and interactive techniques). The conference will be held for the very first time in Australia (Brisbane).


My Awards

Selected Awards:

  • 2019: UNSW Art and Design, Dean's Award (signed by Professor Ross Harley). Excellence in Research: End-User Impact.
  • 2018: Global Outlook: Sofware and Computational Systems Program Award, CSIRO Data61.
  • 2017: AIM Above and Beyond Award. Active Integrated Matter Conference 2017 (CSIRO).
  • 2017: Global Outlook: Sofware and Computational Systems Program Award, CSIRO Data61.
  • 2015: Merit Recipient at Queensland iAward 2015. For the NeCTAR co-funded project "Cloud-based Image Analysis and Processing Toolbox".
  • 2012-2015: Julius Career Award. CSIRO Office of the Chief Executive Science.
  • 2012: Career Research Achievement Award 2012.
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Location

Block C, Room C101
Crn Oxford St and Greens Rd
Paddington NSW 2021

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Contact

+61 (02) 8936 0533