Professor Alan Kin-tak Lau

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Performance and Development)

Professor Alan Kin-tak Lau, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Performance and Development)

Professor Alan Kin-tak Lau was appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Performance and Development) in April 2016. He is responsible for supporting and enhancing Swinburne’s global ranking profile while also strengthening our research performance research schemes, organisations and by linking the University with international high quality scholars.

Alan’s expertise is in the area of Materials Science. He holds a PhD from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University). He is also appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Kingsflair International (Holdings) Limited and also elected as International Vice President of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).