Vice-Chancellor from April 2022 / Murdoch University
Professor Andrew Deeks is an Australian academic administrator. He became a Winthrop professor in Civil and Resources Engineering in 2004.
Prof Deeks was head of the school of Civil and Resource Engineering at the University of Western Australia, Pro-Vice Chancellor in Science at Durham University, the first Australian and second non-Irish person to become president of University College in Dublin, and will become vice chancellor of Murdoch University in April 2022.
Prof Deeks holds a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering, a Master in Engineering Science and a PhD - all from the University of Western Australia. His research was focus on structural dynamics, mechanics and dynamic soil structure, with more than 150 published papers to his name.