Professor Marcus Foth

Prof. Marcus Foth
BMultimedia Griff, BCompSc(Hons) Germany, MA PhD QUT, JP(Qual.) Qld
MACM (Snr), MACS (Snr) CP

Director, QUT Design Lab, School of Design

Founder, Urban Informatics Research Lab

Professor, Interactive & Visual Design

Queensland University of Technology

Appointments

2016 – 2017

Director, QUT Design Lab
School of Design, Queensland University of Technology

2016 – 2021

Honorary Professor
School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Denmark

2015

Research Leader (Design)
School of Design, Queensland University of Technology

2014 – ∞

Professor
School of Design, Queensland University of Technology

2013

Professor in Residence
Computer Science & Engineering, University of Oulu, Finland

2013

Visiting Professor
Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

2011 – 2012

Research Fellow on Innovation & Cultural Industries
Australian Business Foundation, co-sponsored by the Aurora Foundation

2009 – 2014

Associate Professor and Principal Research Fellow
Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology

2009 – 2011

Smart Futures Fellow
Queensland Government, co-sponsored by National ICT Australia (NICTA)

2009 – 2011

Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow
Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology

2007

Visiting Fellow
Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, UK

2006 – 2008

ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellow (APD)
ARC Discovery DP0663854: New Media in the Urban Village
Education

2006

PhD
Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Towards a Design Methodology to Support Social Networks of Residents in Inner-City Apartment Buildings

Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)
QUT Vice-Chancellor’s Initiative Scholarship [amongst the Top 10 PhD applicants]
Scholarship from the Australasian CRC for Interaction Design (ACID)
Executive Dean’s Commendation for Higher Degree Research 2006

2002

MA (Digital Media)
Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Backing up the Smart State: E-Security in Queensland’s Small and Medium Enterprises

Grade Point Average (GPA): 7.00

2002

BCompSc (Hons) (Media Informatics)
Furtwangen University, Germany

Diplom-Informatiker (FH) Medieninformatik
equivalent to Bachelor of Computer Science (First Class Honours) (Media Informatics)
equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA): 6.79
Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement 2002, Mayor of Furtwangen, Germany

2000

BMultimedia
Griffith University, Australia

Grade Point Average (GPA): 6.63
Griffith Award for Academic Excellence 2000