Matt Bellgard smiling wearing a blue suit, white shirt and blue tie

Professor Matt Bellgard

Pro Vice Chancellor, Impact & Innovation

Management Board

Professor Matt Bellgard’s career began as a computer scientist with First Class Honours and PhD from the University of Western Australia in machine learning and artificial intelligence applied to classical music. His research journey has led to deep disciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research undertakings with impactful outcomes to the broader community.


  • PhD Philosophy – The University of Western Australia (1990-1993)
  • Honours Computer Science First Class - The University of Western Australia (1989-1989)
  • BSc Double Major in Computer Science and Information Technology (1986-1988)