Paul Bourke is the Associate Director of the iVEC facility at UWA and Head of the Visualisation Team. 

His research interests include visualisation, computer graphics, geometric algortihms, and digital image processing.

During his career he has worked in positions where he concentrated on architectural, brain/medical, and astronomy visualisation. Of particular interest are engaging and immersive display technologies and how they may be used to support scientific visualisation, employed for public outreach and education, and used to create novel exhibits for museums and other public spaces.