Associate Professor Ben Soh obtained his PhD in Computer Science & Engineering (in the area of Secure and Fault-Tolerant Computing) from La Trobe in 1995. Since then, he has successfully supervised to completion nine PhD students and published more than 160 peer-reviewed research papers. He has made significant contributions in the following research areas: Fault-Tolerant and Secure Computing, Cloud Computing, Information Systems Research, Pervasive Wireless Network Communications, and Business Process Management.
Dr Ben Soh held various senior positions in the Department of CS & IT: Acting Head of Department (Jun-Dec 2007), Deputy Head of Department (2003-2007), and Director of Undergraduate and Diploma Studies (2001-2010). Currently he acts as Postgraduate Coursework Coordinator/Adviser.
Further areas of study include: Fault-Tolerant Computing (Cyber Security, Reliability and Availability), Cloud Computing, Data Security and Privacy Preservation Query Management, Business process and workflow management, Pervasive Computing, SNS and Education Technology.