Professor Joe Shapter
Professor Joe Shapter

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Memorial University of Newfoundland 
PhD 
University of Toronto
FRACI

Phone: +61 (7) 336 53609
Office: Room 262, Level 2, Australian Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Building 75
Post: The University of Queensland
Brisbane, Qld 4072, Australia

Executive Assistant

Phone: +61 (7) 336 53609
Email: pvcri@research.uq.edu.au

Areas of responsibility

As Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure), Professor Shapter is responsible for the strategic leadership of the University’s research infrastructure. The role ensures the effective operation, development and financial sustainability of the university’s extensive range of research infrastructure, as well as sourcing external funding to support large scale purchases. The role also oversees the University’s eResearch strategy.

Biography

Joe received his PhD in Reaction Dynamics from the University of Toronto in 1990. He subsequently held an NSERC Fellowship at The University of Western Ontario before moving to Australia in 1996 to take up a position at Flinders University. He took up his position at UQ in February 2018. Joe served as Dean of the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences for six and half years and headed the Flinders involvement in both the Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Research Facility (AMMRF) and the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF) and was SA Director for AMMRF. His major interests are in the area of novel nanomaterial production, nanometer scale of these materials and their applications in for example sensors or solar cells.

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