Professor Robyn Owens is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at The University of Western Australia. She worked at l’Université de Paris-Sud, Orsay, continuing research in mathematical analysis before returning to UWA to work as a research mathematician.
She has lectured in Mathematics and Computer Science at UWA, and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Berkeley. Her research has focussed on computer vision, including feature detection in images, 3D shape measurement, image understanding, and representation. She is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society and a winner of the UK Rank Prize
Robyn is currently on the Advisory Councils of the Australian Research Council and the Australian Astronomy Observatory.