Matthew Sorell

Dr Matthew Sorell

Senior Lecturer

School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


My field is digital forensic science, with a focus on justice through the application of forensic science in the digital domain,

Justice through the application of forensic science in the digital domain.

My research is solely in the field of digital forensic science, building on a long career in telecommunications, multimedia and computer systems engineering

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing Director and CTO Digital Forensic Sciences Australia Pty Ltd
    2021 - ongoing Honorary Consul Republic of Estonia
    2018 - ongoing Professor of Digital Forensic Science Tallinn University of Technology
    2002 - ongoing Lecturer/Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
    1998 - 2002 Business Development Manager and Senior Engineer Centre for Telecommunications Information Networking
    1990 - 1998 Research Officer Defence Science and Technology Organisation
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Estonian Can read and speak
    German Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    1998 George Mason University USA PhD

Available on Request

I am currently teaching

ELEC ENG 3108 Telecommunications Principles

ELEC ENG 4054 Telecommunications Systems (also as ELEC ENG 7081)

ELEC ENG 4080 Mobile Phone Forensics (also as ELEC ENG 7010)

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2021 Principal Supervisor Dynamic Spectrum Management Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Bailey Jesse Heading
    2020 Principal Supervisor The calibration of biometric estimates in Apple Health data for use in forensic investigations Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Luke Jennings
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2020 - 2022 Principal Supervisor Forensic applications of analog memory: the digital evidence bag Master of Philosophy Master Part Time Mr Benjamin James Agnew
    2017 - 2019 Principal Supervisor Towards a Unified Theory of Sensor Pattern Noise: An analysis of Dark Current, Lens effects and Temperature Bias in CMOS Image Sensors Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Richard Henry Edwin Matthews
    2013 - 2021 Principal Supervisor A Dynamic Spectrum Access Framework (Bring Your Own Spectrum) Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Madhulika Tripathi
    2010 - 2014 Co-Supervisor Techniques for Quality of Service Improvement in Internetworks Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Jianghe Zhou
    2009 - 2015 Principal Supervisor Bio-Inspired Vision Model Implementation In Compressed Surveillance Videos Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Saman Poursoltan
    2008 - 2014 Principal Supervisor Adaptive Topologies - Improving Wireless Networks Through the Use of Additional Nodes and Power Control Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Robert Anthony Hunjet
    2005 - 2010 Principal Supervisor A Spatial Scalable Video Coding with Selective Data Transmission using Wavelet Decomposition Master of Engineering Science Master Full Time Miss Lakshmi Veerapandian
    2004 - 2011 Principal Supervisor Signalling Requirements for Smart Pricing in Mobile Telecommunications Systems Master of Engineering Science Master Part Time Mr Dat Vo
    2003 - 2005 Co-Supervisor Embedded Watermarking for Image Verification in Telemedicine Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Dominic Osborne
    2003 - 2007 Principal Supervisor Multimedia Transaction Tracking from a Mutual Distrust Perspective Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Angela Wong
    2003 - 2007 Co-Supervisor Wireless Optimisation Based on Economic Criteria Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Siew Hew
    2003 - 2007 Principal Supervisor The Mesh -A Universally Integrated Design Approach for Device Control Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Martin Strange
    2002 - 2007 Co-Supervisor An Admission Control Problem for 802.11 Wireless Networks Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Jack Sudarev
  • Board Memberships

    Date Role Board name Institution name Country
    2019 - ongoing Advisory Board Member FORMOBILE Scientific Advisory Board Hochschule Mittweida / Horizon 2020 Germany
    2018 - ongoing Co-Chair SA Node Advisory Board - AustCyber AustCyber Australia
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Phone: 83133226
  • Email: matthew.sorell@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 83134360
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Ingkarni Wardli, floor 3
  • Org Unit: Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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