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The Bionics and Cognitive Science Centre

Research Personnel

Academic Staff

Dr Mark Symmons
Acting Director
Cognitive Science
School of Humanities Communications and Social Sciences
Monash University Gippsland Campus
Churchill Vic 3842

Email: mark.symmons@monash.edu
Phone: +61 3 990 26747
Interests: Active and passive touch, kinaesthetic and cutaneous processes

Dr George Van Doorn
Lecturer in Psychological Studies
Cognitive Science
School of Humanities Communications and Social Sciences
Monash University Gippsland Campus
Churchill Vic 3842

Email: george.vandoorn@monash.edu
Phone: +61 3 990 26746
Interests: Active and passive touch, sensory integration, neuroscience, time and temperature perception, and evolutionary psychology.

Adjunct Researchers

Dr Barry Richardson
Cognitive Science
School of Humanities Communications and Social Sciences
Monash University Gippsland Campus
Churchill Vic 3842 

Email: barry.richardson@monash.edu
Phone:   +61 3 990 26432
Interests:  Application of haptics to virtual environments, sensory
substitution, teleremote surgery, simulation, and robotics

Dr Dianne Wuillemin
Cognitive Science
School of Humanities Communications and Social Sciences
Monash University Gippsland Campus
Churchill Vic 3842

Email: dianne.wuillemin@monash.edu
Phone:   +61 3 990 26753
Interests:  Neuroscience, haptic illusions

Collaborating Colleagues at Monash

Assoc Prof Yousef Ibrahim
School of Applied Sciences and Engineering
Monash University Gippsland Campus
Churchill Vic 3842

Email: yousef.ibrahim@monash.edu
Phone: +61 3 990 26482
Interests:  Robotics and artificial intelligence

Dr Madhu Chetty
Gippsland School of Computing and Information Technology
Monash University Gippsland Campus
Churchill Vic 3842

Email: mahdu.chetty@monash.edu
Phone: +61 3 990 27148
Interests:  Programming and artificial intelligence

Overseas Associates

Students

Jacqui Howell
PhD Student
Cognitive Science
School of Humanities Communications and Social Sciences
Monash University Gippsland Campus
Churchill Vic 3842
Email: jacqui.howell@monash.edu

Ruth McFarlane
Master's Student
Cognitive Science
School of Humanities Communications and Social Sciences
Monash University Gippsland Campus
Churchill Vic 3842
Email: ruth.mcfarlane@monash.edu

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