Professor John Roddick joined Flinders in April 2000 after 15 years at the Universities of Tasmania and South Australia and will retire at the end of February 2023. His time as an academic followed 10 years experience in the computing industry. He was Dean of the School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics between January 2008 until July 2017, Chair of Academic Senate between 2017 and 2021 and more recently, until the end of 2022, the Dean of Education in the College of Science and Engineering. He is a Fellow of both Engineers Australia and the Australian Computing Society.
Professor Roddick is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers, Australia (FIEAust) and a Fellow of the Australian Computing Society (FACS).
Selected Grants since 2002
Professor Roddick has had varied and extensive community interests. Between 1995 and 2000 he was the Minister's Nominee on the Northern Adelaide Development Board (NADB) and between 1997 and 2003 he was an Executive Committee Member, Computer Science Association. Between 2001 and 2003 he was the AVCC Representative on the IT Skills Hub, Melbourne and has also served on various SSABSA Examiners' Committees.
From 1999 to 2003 he was Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology (the Australian Computer Society academic journal) and from 1999 until 2008 we was the Foundation Series Editor of the Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology series (the Australian Computer Society conference series). He has also been programme and general chair for numerous conferences and workshops.
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