How can you not love Artificial Intelligence? - Professor Ingrid Zukerman
7 March, 2017
The enduring gender gap in computing remains something of a mystery to Professor Ingrid Zukerman. After 35 years of exploration in a field she never planned to enter – Professor Zukerman was studying industrial engineering in Israel when a
IT for social justice - Dr Joanne Evans
6 March, 2017
“When you’re designing IT systems, you’ve got to be aware of your position of privilege and think about how you use that,” says Dr Joanne Evans.
Dr Zahraa Abdallah
23 February, 2017
Dr Zahraa Abdallah says that her job as a research fellow in applied data science is to find solutions. She uses new technology to organise and make sense of the avalanche of data that is being generated every day.
Monash University wins AUD $18m funding to advance intelligence analysis
7 February, 2017
Monash University has been chosen for a multi-million dollar research contract aimed at enhancing the performance of the US intelligence community. Systems using artificial intelligence (AI) will refine reasoning and outcomes, with the potential
Faculty attracts over $1 million in ARC funding
19 January, 2017
Several researchers from the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University were successful in the recent round of funding announcements from the Australian Research Council.
Digital Divas wins national prize
21 December, 2016
A new book about changing the attitudes of school girls towards IT has won the 2016 Leonie Warne Prize.
Server down: what caused the ATO systems to crash
19 December, 2016
Many Australian Tax Office IT systems have been unavailable for days after a major fault, apparently caused by a problem with a large-scale storage server.
Optimising transport solutions
16 December, 2016
Linfox trials the MiniZinc platform to help make the right choices for multi resource transport problems.
Simple thinking in a complex world is a recipe for disaster
16 December, 2016
Ants are simple creatures. They live by simple rules: if you see a scrap of food, pick it up; if you see a pile of food, drop the food you are carrying. Out of such simple behaviour, an ant colony emerges.
Monash staff recognised at national awards
5 December, 2016
Two members of Monash University’s Faculty of Information Technology were acknowledged as leaders in their field at the Australian Computer Society’s 2016 Digital Disruptors awards.
Monash recruits UK innovator to leadership role
1 December, 2016
An education leader and researcher with a global profile has been recruited by Monash University to be its new Dean of Information Technology.
Winner of the 2016 Dean's Award for Excellence in Research by an Early Career Researcher: Aldeida Aleti
21 November, 2016
Dr Aldeida Aleti only did one unit on algorithms at high school in Albania, but its impact was profound.
Monash competition teams write algorithms for success
18 November, 2016
Coding. It’s one of the most important skills of the digital age. And in recent computer programming competitions, teams of Monash University students have proved that they’re some of the best in Australia.
Alumni Story: Associate Professor Michael Brand
11 November, 2016
Associate Professor Michael Brand had already had a very successful career as a data science researcher and research leader before he decided to pursue a PhD at Monash University...
Scram Software working with Monash to create leading cybersecurity solutions
10 November, 2016
We are proud to partner with Melbourne start-up tech company, Scram Software...
Bringing people, information and technology together for 10 years: COSI, the Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics
11 October, 2016
Harnessing information technology and systems to improve people’s lives is what ...
Can Facebook influence an election result?
3 October, 2016
Facebook was in hot water this May over allegations of a liberal bias in its “Trending” topics feature...
Alumni story - Prayank Kashyap
21 September, 2016
Prayank Kashyap, Masters in Information Technology/Masters in Business Information Systems. As part of the Industry Experience unit, he worked with his team to develop...
Bayesian networks for environmental data modeling: Ana Maldonado
21 September, 2016
iPhone hack attack shows why we need to rein in the trade in spyware
19 September, 2016
Downloading security updates for computers and mobile devices is a regular routine for most of us...