Research Infrastructure Services & Contacts

The Office of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)

Functions of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research Infrastructure (PVCRI)

As Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure), Professor Grainne Moran is responsible for strategy, policy, and advice relating to research infrastructure. Her Office is also responsible for provision of shared research facilities and equipment, funding schemes, and associated technology services. The major services and themes supported by her Office are:

The UNSW shared research infrastructure model promotes collaborative use of equipment, expertise, facilities and services as well as coordinated access to major national and international research facilities or consortia in order to enable researchers at UNSW to undertake excellent research and deliver innovative outcomes.

The PVCRI Team

Name Position Ext Email
Grainne Moran Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure) 9065 9905
Melissa Ryan Executive Assistant to PVCRI -
Luc Betbeder-Matibet Director, Research Technology Services -
Claudia Hillenbrand Director, Research Imaging NSW 0466 942 121
Karen Brennan Director, Animal Services -
Kellie Kouts Director of Operations, Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre 9065 8464
Gabriel Caus Senior Infrastructure Manager 0407 897 006
Joachim Mai High Performance Computing (HPC) Data Manager 9065 2776
Jacky Cho Program Manager, ResTech 9065 6113
Jake Surman Research Data Specialist -
Julia Muenchhoff Program Manager, PVCRI 9065 6196
Alper Yasar Senior Project Officer 9065 6189
Leanne Stephenson Quality Officer 9385 5087


Contact Details

For general enquiries, please contact

For enquiries regarding High Performance Computing (HPC) and other Research Computing, please contact

Office of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)
Level 4, South Wing, Rupert Myers Building (M15)
UNSW Kensington Campus NSW 2052