The NIF Board and the University of Queensland are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Wojtek James Goscinski as the National Imaging Facility’s (NIF) new Chief Executive Officer who will lead the next stage of NIF’s growth and development.

Professor Goscinskiis the founding coordinator and platform Director of MASSIVE, a specialist Australian high-performance computing facility for imaging and visualising everything from biological molecules, new materials to whole human bodies.

He is the lead chief investigator on the Australian Characterisation Commons at Scale project, a partnership between the Australian Research Data Commons, the National Imaging Facility, Microscopy Australia, and nine Australian Universities. 

He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Euro Bioimaging European Research Infrastructure Consortium, a European sister-facility to NIF, and has previously chaired infrastructure and standards governance programs under the International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Faculty.

Professor Goscinskiis a leader in imaging informatics, having led many projects in this domain over the past ten years and is currently an Associate Director at the Monash eResearch Centre and a Professor of Practice at Monash University.

“I’m excited and honoured to be working with the Australian National Imaging Facility community. Australia is a powerhouse in medical and scientific imaging and I’m thrilled to play my part by facilitating Australian researchers with access to transformational instruments”, said Professor Wojtek James Goscinski.

The National Imaging Facility (NIF) would like to acknowledge and thank founding NIF Director Professor Graham Galloway for his outstanding contribution to imaging in Australia as he finishes in his role as NIF Chief Executive Officer.  

Graham has been instrumental in establishing collaborative research infrastructure nationally and his leadership, passion and dedication as founding Director of NIF and Chief Executive Officer for the past 15 years will have significant impact on the Australian research capabilities for future generations.

NIF warmly welcomes Wojtek to the NIF community and wishes Graham all the best in his new endeavours.