Curator, State Herbarium.
Responsible for taxonomic research into Western Australia’s marine flora
B.Sc. (Hons) University of Melbourne (First Class). 1976 - 79.
Ph.D. University of Melbourne 1981 - 1985. Awarded Ph.D. 1986.
Author of 7 books and some 180 research articles and chapters, examples:
Huisman, J.M. 2000. Marine Plants of Australia. University of Western Australia Press. ix + 300pp.
Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A. & Smith, C.M. 2006. Hawaiian Reef Plants. University of Hawaii Sea Grant, Honolulu.
Huisman, J.M. 2006. Algae of Australia: Nemaliales. ABRS, Canberra; CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.
Huisman, J.M., Phillips, J. & Parker, C.M. 2006. Marine Plants of the Perth Region - What's that Seaweed? DEC Bush Book, 72 pp.
Huisman, J.M. 2015. Algae of Australia: Marine Benthic Algae of North-western Australia, 1. Green and Brown Algae. ABRS, Canberra; CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne. viii + 320 pp.
Since 1985 I have been conducting taxonomic research into the marine benthic algae of Western Australia, with a sojourn to Hawaii in 2002-2003.
Editor-in-Chief of international journal 'Cryptogamie, Algologie', 2001-2007