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.
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...
Entrepreneurs awarded $20,000 on Start-up funding
1 October, 2016
David Hemmi - FIT PhD candidate and Danushi Peiris (Science Faculty) from Team 'Bellum' successfully pitched their wearable adrenaline auto-injector, a medical emergency device used to treat life-threatening allergic reactions,
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...
Monash and Linfox announce strategic partnership
8 September, 2016
Monash and supply chain company Linfox have announced a strategic partnership to provide leadership and executive education for Linfox staff, and drive industry research...
FIT Indonesian PhD students star as authors and presenters
1 September, 2016
We have a strong current community of FIT and Monash colleagues and also alumni in Indonesia and Monash is held in high regard. This was clear at a Monash Doctoral Information event held in Jakarta in September.
Winning Telstra University Challenge team make litter pickup fun
15 August, 2016
Students from across Monash University recently came together to win the 2016 Telstra University Challenge...
Anuradha Madugalla awarded a Google scholarship
1 August, 2016
Committed to helping people through technology, Monash University student Anuradha Madugalla is a deserving recipient of Google’s Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship...
Logic leads the way to a brilliant career in IT - Professor Maria Garcia de la Banda
6 July, 2016
Professor Maria Garcia de la Banda “I love logic,” says the former Deputy Dean of Monash University’s Faculty of Information Technology...
MiniZinc â a brilliant optimisation solution
23 June, 2016
Optimisation is an ongoing challenge for many organisations: it is both a headache and an opportunity...
sensiLab a hit at Melbourne Knowledge Week
1 June, 2016
From life-hacking to wearables and personal monitoring, our lives are being measured and modified like never before. In order to explore these ideas further, Monash University’s sensiLab set up a...
Shannon Centenary celebrated at Monash
23 May, 2016
Claude Shannon Claude Elwood Shannon may be one of the most important people you’ve never heard of. He’s known as the Father of Information Theory – his...
Outstanding IT students and staff acknowledged at Bellamy Awards
18 May, 2016
Named after the founding Dean of the Faculty, Professor Cliff Bellamy, the annual Bellamy Awards is a chance for the Faculty of IT to recognise some of its brightest students...
Joint Cyber Security Lab launched
11 May, 2016
A joint cyber security research group has just been established by Monash University and Jinan University in China. The international lab was formalised during a successful visit to Guangzhou, China,...
Monash University Data Scientist wins Victorian Young Achiever Award
9 May, 2016
Dr FranÃ§ois Petitjean, from the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University, is the winner of this year’s Victorian Young Achiever Award in the...