Student in Physics and Physical Chemistry, Monash University, Australia, 1987. Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Biochemistry, Griffith University, Australia, 1988. Student, University Melbourne and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1991—1993.
Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia, 1992. Student, Stanford University, 1994—1997. Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University Queensland, 2002.
Teaching assistant Deakin University, Australia, 1991—1993. Teaching assistant, lecturer department historical and philosophical of science University Melbourne, 1991—1993. Researcher Exploratorium, 1993—1994.
Consultant research scientist computer science laboratory Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, California, 1994—1996. Graduate research assistant Stanford University Center Design Research, 1995—1997. Mechanical engineer Ove Arup and Associates, San Francisco, 1996.
Visiting faculty digital imaging center San Francisco Art Institute, 1996. Adjunct professor School Visual Arts, New York City, 1998. Acting director engineering design studio, lecturer faculty engineering Yale University, 1998—1999, design consultant engineering design studio faculty engineering, 2000, lecturer convertible department mechanical engineering, 2001—2002, director experimental product design initiative department mechanical engineering.
Postdoctoral assistant research scientist New York University Advanced Computer Graphics Center and Media Research Laboratory, 2000. Consultant department computer science New York University Center for Advanced Technology and Media Research Laboratory, 2001—2002. Visiting research fellow Santa Fe Institute, 2001.
Distinguished visiting critic department art Virginia Commonwealth University, 2001—2002. Co-founder, engineer Bureau Inverse Technology, Melbourne, Australia, since 1991. Assistant professor visual arts University California, San Diego.
Married Dalton Conley. 3 children.