Dr Timothy Black received a B.Eng. (hons.) in the field of Robotics in 2004 and a PhD degree in wireless sensor networks in 2009 from Deakin University. He has expertise in applied engineering research, software and process design. In addition, Dr Black also has experience in innovation and consulting to a range of industries, in the area of prototype concept development. This includes the areas of robotics, wireless sensor networks, control systems, and simulation.