Academic Chairs deliver innovative education, cutting-edge research and global knowledge exchange. Through our Named Chairs, we acknowledge and celebrate the donors who have given generously. 

Arts, Design & Architecture

Judith Neilson Chair Professor of Contemporary Art Professor Paul Gladston
Judith Neilson Chair Professor of Contemporary Art
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Inaugural Judith Neilson Chair in Architecture Professor David Sanderson
Inaugural Judith Neilson Chair in Architecture
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Anita Lawrence Chair of High Performance Architecture Professor Mattheos Santamouris
Anita Lawrence Chair of High Performance Architecture
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Research Chair Professor Alison Bashford
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Chair of Intellectual Disability and Behaviour Support Emeritus Professor Leanne Dowse
Chair of Intellectual Disability and Behaviour Support
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Law & Justice

MinterEllison Chair of Risk and Regulation Professor Dimity Kingsford Smith
MinterEllison Chair of Risk and Regulation
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Medicine & Health

Chair of Intellectual Disability Mental Health Associate Professor Julian Trollor
Chair of Intellectual Disability Mental Health
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Chair of Forensic Mental Health Professor Kimberlie Dean
Chair of Forensic Mental Health
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Business

Michael Crouch Chair of Innovation Professor Mary-Anne Williams
Michael Crouch Chair of Innovation
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Engineering

IAG Term Chair of Risk in Smart Cities Professor Vinayak Dixit
IAG Term Chair of Risk in Smart Cities
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Scientia Professor and John Lions Chair Gernot Heiser
Scientia Professor and John Lions Chair
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Professor and Cisco Chair in Digital Transport Flora Salim
Professor and Cisco Chair in Digital Transport
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