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Research Biography

Anthony Maeder joined Flinders University in April 2016 as Chair in Digital Health Systems from Western Sydney University, where he founded the Telehealth Research and Innovation Laboratory (THRIL) in 2010. He was previously appointed as Research Director of the CSIRO Australian eHealth Research Centre in Brisbane, from 2004 to 2008. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia, a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society, and a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Informatics.  He is currently a member of the Standards Australia IT-14 Health Informatics Committee. Professor Maeder was president of the Australasian Telehealth Society in the period 2010-2012, co-chair of the IMIA Working Group on Telehealth 2015-2019 and a member of the Governing Board of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth 2013-2016. In 2015 he was appointed as the Fulbright Distinguished Professor in Life Sciences and Agriculture at Kansas State University.

Research Interests

The Flinders Digital Health Research Centre research theme is "Digital Health Enabling Health Smart Living"

Research Programmes cover the areas of "Ageing in Place", "Wellbeing and Preventive Health", "Smart Technologies for Health" and "Clinical Applications of Digital Health".  Research is conducted invarious areas of consumer health informatics and a number of clinical areas such as Chronic Disease Management and Mental Health.

Emphasis is placed on applied research in real world settings, including Health Smart Homes, Healthy Workplaces, and Living Laboratories in the broader community.  The Centre is located at the new Tonley Innovation Precinct in Adelaide.

Supervised Students Successes

  • Nov 2016 Nathan Poultney - Global Telehealth 2016 Honourable Mention Student Paper Award

Completed Supervisions

Principal Supervisions:
  • A framework for understanding and predicting the take up and use of social networking toos in a collaborative environment (1)
  • Analysis of physiological signals using a fuzzy logic system (1)
  • Classification of Common Basic Activities of Daily Living based using a rule based system (1)
Associate Supervisions:
  • Advances in clustering based on inter-cluster mapping (1)


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Research Areas

  • Digital health and technology

Supervisory Interests

  • Computer science
  • eHealth
  • Machine learning
  • Artificial intelligence and image processing
  • Health data management
  • Ageing
  • Health and wellbeing resilience
  • Health behaviour change
  • Intelligent systems
  • Web 2.0 tools
  • Computer human interfaces
  • Human Machine Interface and Human Factors
  • Software engineering
  • Mobile technologies
  • Intelligent agents
  • Computer and electronic engineering
  • Digital health
  • TeleHealth


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