Dist. Professor Saeid Nahavandi
Dist. Professor Saeid Nahavandi FTSE Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Chief of Defence Innovation

Fellow status Elected 2019 Division VIC
Fellowship Affiliations Swinburne University of Technology Classification Academia Sector C - ICT Expertise 321 - Electrical engineering

In a career spanning over 27 years, Professor Saeid Nahavandi is recognised nationally and internationally for his research and contributions in intelligent systems, encompassing robotic and haptic, as well as modelling and simulation technologies. He provides consultancy to governments and industry in Australia, USA, and Europe. He has pioneered novel haptially-enabled robotic and virtual reality systems for use in contested environments and his research has transitioned into products for both civilian and defence applications. He has led research teams to develop several world-first haptically-enabled systems that have benefited industry.