Andrew Wixted received his B.Eng degree (first class honours) and the University Medal from the University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Aus. in 1997. He completed his Ph.D. degree at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia in 2007, with his research studies focused on real-time extraction of biomechanical and physiological parameters from elite athletes engaged in training and competition. His research since has covered a range of topics including inertial sensor applications in sport, real-time embedded systems and wireless networks. More recently he has been the Principal Researcher on the arm action project for cricket.
Andrew’s background includes telecommunications networking, software development and embedded systems engineering. He has lectured for Griffith University and the Queensland Institute for Business and Technology.
A country boy at heart for the past 25 years Andrew has lived on a sprawling property in Warwick, despite the 200km commute to work.