Ron Addie received his BSc degree from Monash University in 1972 and completed his PhD at Monash University in the area of semi-Markov queues in 1986. From 1972 to 1992, he worked in Telecom Australia Research Laboratories where he was involved in the development of ATM, teletraffic, and network analysis and design.
In 1992 he moved to the University of Southern Queensland, where he is holds the position of Associate Professor.
His current research interests include queueing theory for long-range dependent traffic, rare event simulation, layered network design, network analysis, design and simu lation software and security of web information systems. He is the author or co-author of many journal and conference papers, primarily in the area of communications, with more 1000 citations (according to Google Scholar).