Project Lead (JCU): Prof Wei Xiang
Internationally recognised for his work in Internet of Things (IoT) related research projects, Wei is afounding Professor of Australia’s first IoT Engineering degree program, at JCU Cairns. At the same time he leads a team of JCU researchers contributing to the Smart Catchments study through development of a cloud-based and AI-powered IoT data analytics platform to integrate water quality sensory data.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, JCU: Dr Tao Huang (Kevin)
With an early career and industry background in software and system engineering, and algorithm developmentKevin turned to academic research and has excelled in his ability to innovate and apply his skills to real-world problems. On the Smart Catchments study he is responsible for automating analytics associated with creek flow, developing algorithms from sensor data and developing communication capabilities for transmitting data from the sensors.
Hydrologist, JCU Lecturer and Advisor: Dr Han She Lim
With experience gained in Singapore, the UK and South- east Asia, Han She’s work focuses on reducing the impacts of building towns and cities through water sensitive urbandesign. A lecturer at JCU Han She advises the Smart Catchment team on establishing the monitoring instrumentation for the study and will assist with live data analysis.
Senior Research Fellow, JCU Advisor: Dr Neils Crosley Munksgaard
Neils brings three decades of environmental chemistry research in northern Australia to the Smart Catchments study, advising on establishing the stormwater monitoring equipment.
Senior Research Fellow, JCU Advisor: Dr Jason Holdsworth
A passionate local digital champion, Jason is a researcher and lecturer at JCU with expertise in computer programming and educational robotics. Jason is contributing to the Smart Catchments project by leading and guiding current IT students and graduates develop online educational tools to encourage interest in and caring for local catchments.