Professor Aleks Subic will be joining RMIT on March 16 to lead the College of Science, Engineering and Health. In addition to taking on the role of DEputy Pro Vice-Chancellor, Aleks will be the new Vice President of Digital Innovation. In this role Aleks will take a leadership role to further shape the digital transformation of our academic programs and capabilities by working alongside senior colleagues and teams across the University.
Joining us from Swinburne University, Aleks is currently Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Enterprise. He has played a pivotal role in building Swinburne’s research and innovation capability, strategic initiatives for future of work and education in the digital economy and global industry partnerships.
Bringing a wealth of industry experience and connections, Aleks recently secured the Australian Business Award for Business Innovation (Industry 4.0 initiative). He was also a key member of the Prime Minister’s Industry 4.0 Taskforce, the Australian Advanced Manufacturing Council Leaders Group, Deputy Chair of the National Aerospace and Aviation Industries Association, Co-Chair of the Australian Industry Group Taskforce for future of work, education and training, and leader of the national Industry 4.0 Testlabs network.
Prior to his role at Swinburne, he had a distinguished career at RMIT (1997-2015), where his last position was Executive Dean of Engineering and Head of School, School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering.
With this announcement the Vice-Chancellor is taking the opportunity to create greater consistency across the RMIT executive team by changing the title of all Pro Vice-Chancellors to Deputy Vice-Chancellor. This title change is in recognition of the importance of these critical leadership positions, the breadth of their institutional impact and the depth of experience required to fulfil the