22 January 2016

The Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series is a forum for senior academics and industry figures visiting QUT to share their perspective on the main trends and challenges in their specific field, hosted by the Institute for Future Environments.

Upcoming lectures

More details will be added as they become available.

Friday 28 July, 3.30pm
The Delicate Tension of Digital Technology
Professor Jan Recker, Digital Innovation Research Group, QUT Business School

Monday 31 July, 11.00am
Lethal Autonomous Robots and the Plight of the Non-Combatant
Professor Ron Arkin (Mobile Robot Laboratory, Georgia Tech)

Thursday 10 August, 3.30pm
Artificial Intelligence and Deep Reinforcement Learning 
Raia Hadsell, Research Scientist, Google Deepmind


Past 2017 lectures

Friday 26 May
Translational Mass Spectrometry: Molecular Images Towards Precision Medicine
Professor Ron Heeren (MultiModal Molecular Imaging Institute, Maastricht University)

Friday 19 May
Creative Innovation and Copyright: Does Australian Policy Encourage Self-Censorship in a Digital Era? 
Professor Patricia Aufderheide (American University)

15 May
Extraordinarily High-Strength Nanostructured Titanium Alloys for Biomedical Applications
Professor Cuie Wen (RMIT University)

9 May
Light Harvesting using Emissive Aggregates
Dr Wallace Wong (University of Melbourne)

5 May
New Forms of Autonomous Transport for Urban Environments
Tommaso Gecchelin (NEXT Future Transportation Inc, Italy)

6 April
Nano electrospray charge reduction differential mobility analyser; a versatile tool for characterization of aerolized nano(bio)particles
Professor Guenter Allmaier (Vienna Institute of Technology, Austria)

4 April
New Frontiers in Atom Probe Tomography
Professor Julie Cairney (The University of Sydney)

23 March
Static and Dynamic Bioinspired Self-Assembled Material Systems
Professor Andreas Walther (Albert-Ludwigs-University, Germany)

1 March
A Multilevel Bayesian Approach for Modelling the Time-to-Serve in Professional Tennis
Professor Jim Albert (Bowling Green State University, USA)

20 February
What Can Plant Science Do For Human Health?
Professor Cathie Martin (John Innes Centre, UK)

10 February
Increasing Molecular Coverage in Complex Biological & Environmental Samples Using Ion Mobility-Mass Spectrometry
Dr Erin Baker (Pacific North-West National Labs, USA)

30 January
Forests and biorefineries
Dr Elspeth MacRae (Scion, New Zealand)

18 January
RoBi-x Innovation Program: A path to international markets for Australian robotics innovation
Claus Risager (Blue Ocean Robotics)

22 January 2016 - 01 January 2019
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