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    Dr Paul Scoullar

Paul is the Founder and Technical Director of Southern Innovation, a company with its genesis in his PhD research at The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Melbourne.

Inspired by his research into the detection of antipersonnel landmines, Paul and his PhD supervisor Professor Rob Evans developed new signal processing algorithms for the rapid detection and measurement of X-ray and Gamma-ray radiation.

Paul has been involved with all aspects of the development, launch and growth of Southern Innovation including securing and developing intellectual property, capital raising, business development and strategic planning. In his role as Technical Director he leads the development of high throughput analysis products utilising a range of X-ray and Gamma-ray techniques, and the role spans: product development; the design of novel radiation detector systems; sensor signal processing technologies; and, material analysis and classification algorithms.