Professor Ajay Kapoor

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research - Sarawak)

Image of Professor Ajay Kapoor, Pro-Vice Chancellor of Swinburne University sitting.

As Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Sarawak), Professor Ajay Kapoor is responsible for research at Swinburne’s Sarawak campus in Malaysia. He also spearheads Swinburne’s international research engagement activities in India and South East Asia.

Professor Ajay Kapoor is an award-winning, world-renowned researcher and has published over 250 papers, two books and several patents.

He joined Swinburne in 2007 as Professor of Engineering Design. Prior to that, he held senior appointments in Newcastle University, University of Sheffield and Leicester University. He has also led the American Society for Mechanical Engineers’ UK and Ireland Chapter as Chairman and been on both the Swinburne University of Technology Council and VCAMM, Australia board.

Professor Kapoor has a PhD in engineering from the University of Cambridge.