His research has attracted more than twenty-one million dollars in research and industry funding, and his papers have won (4) or been finalists (7) for 11 best paper awards. His citation h-index is 25, with 2290 citations as of Jan 2016. A. Prof Milford has given more than 50 invited presentations across twelve countries at top international conferences, universities (including Harvard, MIT, CMU, Boston Uni, Cambridge and Imperial College London) and corporations (including Google and Microsoft).
Founding director Michael Milford has been recognised as an AMP Tomorrow Maker, with a $25,379 grant to support his Math Thrills initiative to make math an enjoyable, stealthy part of everyone’s daily lives and in doing so create a society where mathematical literacy is universal.
Michael Milford being awarded the Queensland Young Tall Poppy of the Year, with the Minister for Science, the Hon Leeanne Enoch, the Queensland Chief Scientist Geoff Garrett and the Qut Head of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor David Lovell.