Meet the Lab staff
The Live+Smart Research Lab’s core team includes the Director, research fellows, associate research fellows, postdoctoral fellows, a project coordinator, and research assistant. Our research lab staff are committed fulltime and casual staff members responsible for research, coordination, modelling, computing and analysis, and the day to day activities of the Lab.
Phillip B. Roös
Director: Live+Smart Research Lab / Lead
Biophilic Design & Regenerative-Adaptive Design
Researchers, Research Associates and Affiliates
Unconstrained by traditional disciplines, the Live+Smart Research Lab researchers are made up of an interdisciplinary team that strive to create solutions, technologies, and experiences that enable individuals and communities to transform their lives for the better and improve the environment.
Clinical Psychology /
Biophilic Design & Wellbeing
Academic Lead: CHIME/School of Psychology Deakin
Intelligent Built Environments
Co-Director: The IoT Platforms and Applications Lab (CITECORE)
Bushfire & Emergency Services
Our Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students investigate innovative approaches to address the major challenges of our time, supporting the main research themes in biophilia and biophilic design, integral whole-systems thinking, regenerative-adaptive design, and scenario planning.
Xiaoyi Guan (Keyson)
Jason Singh Gaekwad
Georgina de Beaujeu
Strategic Advisory Committee
The Live+Smart Research Lab is supported by an external Strategic Advisory Committee, made up of Deakin and external stakeholders who offer input and advice on research focus areas, strategic development, collaborations and industry engagement.