Prof. Chris Sumby
Chris is a Kiwi who now calls Australia home. He completed a BSc(Hons) and PhD degrees at the University of Canterbury in 1999 and 2003. He held post-doctoral and fellowship positions at the University of Leeds and the University of Otago before taking up a position at the University of Adelaide in 2007. He was an Australian Research Council Future Fellow from 2010 to 2014 and has been awarded various fellowships and awards, including a FRST Fellowship (2006), an ARC Australian Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2007-2009), a South Australian Young Tall Poppy (2009) and a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science International Invitational Fellowship (2013-14).