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Professor Narayanan Srinivasan


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2108, Mobile: 0408 918 766, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO5.145
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2108
Mobile: 0408 918 766
Facsimile: +61 8 6304 5811
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO5.145  


Narayanan is the Professor of Security and Risk in the School of Science, a member of the ECU Security Research Institute and the Director of the ECU-Emirates Education and Research Centre.


  • Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Malaysia, 2002.
  • Master of Arts, Malaysia, 1991.
  • Master of Philosophy, England, 1987.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Malaysia, 1985.


Recent Research Grants

  • Monitoring intuitive expertise in the context of airport security screening,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Projects),  2015 - 2018,  $76,176.
  • A longitudinal study on border protection through prevention of 'Unauthorised arrivals' and identity fraud through the study of appeals,  Emirates Airlines,  Emirates Airlines - Grant,  2004 - 2016,  $1,772,547.
  • Rules, Expectations and Security through Privacy-Enhanced Convenient Technologies (RESPECT) - Proposal No 285582,  European Commission,  Grant - Seventh Framework Programme (FP7),  2012 - 2015,  $223,800.
  • Scalable Measures for Automated Recognition Technologies (SMART),  European Union,  EU Seventh Framework Program,  2011 - 2014,  $389,772.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Yates, A., Srinivasan, N., (2014), How civil aviation threatens national security. Journal of Transportation Security, 7(3), 227-254, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s12198-014-0141-7.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Role Of Diversity Management In Security: A Hermeneutical Study Of Current Issues Post September 11 2001.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Countering-insurgency: A Comparative Analysis Of Campaigns In Malaya (1948-60), Kenya (1952-60) And Rhodesia (1964-1980)
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