Philip John Sallis
Dr. Philip Sallis is a Professor in Computer Science at the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. His research over the past 10 years has predominantly been in the field of GeoComputation with a focus on instrumentation and measurement, particularly in the context of agrometeorological applications of wireless sensor networks for data acquisition and subsequent dynamical systems modelling of micro-climates. In recent years, this work has extended to other areas of environmental sensor applications such as autonomous vehicles, pest control and sensory assistance for children with learning disabilities. With an academic career spanning more than 40 years, he has held university positions in England, Australia and New Zealand, including the senior roles as Head of School, Dean and Deputy Vice Chancellor. He is currently a Pro-Vice Chancellor assisting in the academic leadership of the Auckland University of Technology.