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William J. Caelli

Referee for: A.2
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Address: Information Security Institute (ISI)
Queensland University of Technology
S728 QUT Gardens Point, 2 George St
Brisbane Qld 4001
Home Page: http://www.isi.qut.edu.au/people/staff/index.php?display=65

Curriculum Vitae:

William J. Caelli is the Assistant Dean – Strategy and Innovation in the Faculty of Information Technology at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. He co-leads the cyber law and policy research group in the Information Security Institute (ISI) at QUT which incorporated the Information Security Research Centre (ISRC), a research centre of which he was the Founding Director in 1988. He is a member of the “IT Security” and chairs the “Futures” Expert Advisory Groups (EAG) to Australia’s Critical Infrastructure Advisory Council (CIAC) established under its Federal Government sponsored Trusted Information Sharing Network (TISN). He also serves on the advisory board to Australia’s AISEP (Australian Information Security Evaluation Program) which involves accreditation under the international “Common Criteria”. He has over 42 years of experience in the IT industry, with over 30 years involvement in information security and cryptography. He founded ERACOM Pty Ltd in 1979 (now ERACOM Technologies Pty Ltd), a company that develops and markets advanced, integrated cryptographic systems and information security products around the world. These products and systems particularly address the needs of the banking and finance industries worldwide. He received his PhD from the Australian National University (ANU) in Nuclear Physics in 1972. He is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and the Institute for Combinatorics as well as being a Senior Member of the IEEE. In 2002 he was presented with the Kristian Beckman Award by Technical Committee 11 (Privacy and Security in Information Systems) of IFIP, the International Federation for Information Processing based in Vienna, Austria, for his international work in information security having been a member of that committee for over 20 years and Chairing it for 6 years.

Main Research Interests:

  • computer architecture for "broad-grain " parallel systems and their use in large scale transaction based systems