Dr Alan Woodley

Alan Woodley


Senior Lecturer - Software Development


School of Computer Science

Areas of research & interest:

  • Sustainability


  • Industry & business solutions

Research Institution:



Dr. Alan Woodley is the leader of the Spatial Informatics Laboratory and a Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science. He has a background in data and computer science with a Bachelor of Information Technology and a Ph.D. from QUT. His research has focussed on applying efficient ‘big data’ solutions covering data analytics, computational modeling, and visualisation. His work has been applied to the mining and environmental domains and has developed research frameworks and tools to improve industrial sustainability and to bridge the social-technical divide. He has obtained research funding of over 4 million dollars and published over 70 articles.