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Mr Steven Murdoch

Senior Lecturer


Steven Murdoch is a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Chair of the Department of Film and Animation. Alongside this role Steven also coordinates Swinburne's Bachelor Animation and the double degree Bachelor of Games and Interactivity/Bachelor of Animation. Prior to this he served as the founding Course Director for the Bachelor of Film and Television (Animation), and Acting-Course Coordinator for the Bachelor of Design (Digital Media Design) where he taught into a range of animation, technology and design project units. During this time he gained considerable experience in delivering and managing units offered locally, offshore and in partnership with industry. He currently teaches in the areas of 3D computer animation, modeling and design; with much of his delivery focusing on collaborative, industry engaged and real-world capstone projects. Steven's expertise in these areas has been recognised with three Victorian Premier's Design Awards, two Red Dot Awards, three Swinburne Vice Chancellor Awards and others across education and industry. In addition to his teaching and leadership responsibilities, Steven is also a PhD candidate at Swinburne, where his research is exploring the goal centric software engineering methodology of Agent-Oriented Modeling (AOM), and how it can be used to communicate the technical and creative requirements associated with the production of 3D computer assisted character animation.

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Co-Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Screen And Digital Media - 360500
  • Design - 330300


Also published as: Murdoch, Steven; Murdoch, S.
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