Janet Wiles is a professor in the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE), at the University of Queensland. She is research leader of the Co-Innovation group, and UQ node leader for the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language. Her current research projects focus on human-robot interactions in social robotics, language technologies, bio-inspired computation, visualisation, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Previous projects have been in complex systems modelling in biology and neuroscience, human memory, language and cognition