Liz Sonenberg

Professor of Computing and Information Systems
The University of Melbourne
Pro Vice Chancellor
The University of Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC

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Liz Sonenberg is a Professor of Information Systems at the University of Melbourne. She holds the Chancellery roles of Pro Vice Chancellor Research Systems and Pro Vice Chancellor Digital & Data, and is active in teaching and research in the Melbourne School of Engineering. Across these roles her responsibilities include oversight of the maturing of the array of business systems that support the University research enterprise, and guiding the University’s strategic digital and data agenda, governance and policies.  Previously, at the University of Melbourne she has been Head of the Department of Information Systems and Dean of the Faculty of Science.

Her research focus, with colleagues nationally and internationally, has been on foundations of teamwork in artificial intelligence (AI), especially mechanisms to support decision making in hybrid teams comprised of humans and software agents. More details at her personal web page . Liz is also a member of the Standing Committee for the One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence (AI100) - a group of researchers charged to produce the next AI100 report on the influences of AI on people and society.