Mr Tom Worthington

Adjunct Lecturer
Research Area:
CSIT (108), N212
+61 2 6125 5694

Tom Worthington is an independent consulting Certified Computer Professional and an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the Research School of Computer Science at the ANU. He writes on education issues as "The Higher Education Whisperer" and more generally as "The Net Traveller".Tom is also a member of the ANU Climate Change Institute and Energy Change Institute.


Tom was elected a Fellow of the ACS in 1999 for his contribution to the development of public Internet policy in Australia. He is a past president, Fellow and Honorary Life Member of the ACS, a voting member of the Association for Computing Machinery and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.


Tom is the author of the award winning ebook and on-line course "ICT Sustainability: Assessment and Strategies for a Low Carbon Future", used by universities in Australia and North America.


Recent papers include:

Green ICT, Internet and Web Policy, ICT for Emergencies, Metadata, e-commerce and professional ethics, Electronic Publishing, Electronic Records Management, Data Management, Defence IT Policy, National R&D Policy

Complete student projects

COMP7000 series courses
Code Title Year 20.. Semester
COMP7310 ICT Sustainability 18, 20 S1

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