Rob has a background in econometrics and machine learning. He is particularly interested in methods for inferring causation from non-experimental data and using large data sets to build predictive models. Before joining UQ, he was a research fellow with the CSIRO.

Rob joined the ITaLI Learning Analytics team in 2021. His primary responsibilities are constructing data pipelines, building predictive models and generating useful information from data.

Rob holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Adelaide and has completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the CSIRO.