Monash IT appoints internationally-esteemed researcher as new Data Science and AI Group lead
24 July, 2019
The Faculty of IT at Monash University is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Jianfei Cai to lead the Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Group.
Monash Information Technology Silver Sponsor of Women in Technology Conference
22 July, 2019
The Faculty of IT is proud to announce its sponsorship of the inaugural Hopper Down Under conference.
Memes, movie tickets, splash parks, and pet cooling mats: Creatively engaging households on energy consumption
7 July, 2019
New research from Monash University and RMIT is encouraging the Australian energy sector to become more creative in how they engage households in ways to understand and manage their energy consumption.
Over-exposed: Monash and Federal Police launch lab to tackle abhorrent materials
1 July, 2019
Monash University and the Australia Federal Police (AFP) have joined forces to launch a new initiative designed to help officers scan through thousands of confronting images and files faster with lower levels of emotional distress.
Dr Xiaojun Chang achieves second place in 2019 international ActivityNet challenge
28 June, 2019
Dr Xiaojun Chang from the Faculty of Information Technology specialises in developing structured machine learning models for computer vision and multimedia tasks.
AI expert to create (digital) disruption at FIT
6 May, 2019
Last week Dr Mor Vered joined the Faculty of Information Technology as a Lecturer in the new Laboratory for Dialogue Research.
Best and brightest garner this yearâs Cliff Bellamy Awards
18 April, 2019
Named after Professor Clifford Bellamy, Foundation Dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, the awards highlight the past year’s academic achievements of outstanding students.
PhD student wins Microsoft AI for Earth support to combat world hunger
17 April, 2019
An innovative project devised by Monash IT PhD student Moataz Medhat ElQadi has become one of six in Australia to recently receive a grant from Microsoft AI for Earth.
Monash IT recognised for research collaboration with social impact
1 April, 2019
The Australian Research Council (ARC) has just released its inaugural Engagement and Impact Assessment (EI 2018), with outstanding results for Monash IT.
Monash IT achieves new heights in research excellence
27 March, 2019
The Faculty of IT at Monash University is thrilled to announce its exceptional results in the 2018
Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) ratings.
World-first secure blockchain with good reputation
15 March, 2019
Researchers at Monash University are part of an international team that has developed a world-first blockchain system that can successfully defend malicious activity by attackers who possess more than half of the system’s computing power.
Digital Sociologist joins Faculty of IT and the Emerging Technologies Lab
11 March, 2019
Associate Professor Yolande Strengers joins Monash Faculty of IT to lead the Energy Futures theme in the Emerging Technologies Lab; a social-science led response to automated, connected and intelligent technologies and services.
Award-winning Monash academic uses AI to optimise our limited resources
18 December, 2018
Monash University’s Professor Peter Stuckey has been elected as a Fellow for The Association for The Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) for his significant contributions to logic and constraint programming.
Monash IT to ignite the entrepreneurial spark in secondary school girls
16 November, 2018
Female secondary school students driven to be the next big thing in information technology are invited to sign-up to Monash IT’s Women in STEM Entrepreneurship Program (WISE).
Animating language: celebrating and saving Indigenous Australian stories through film
15 November, 2018
Once upon a time, the tears of the Moon had the power to bring the dead back to life. The story of how the Moon lost its power, and why it waxes and wanes, is a traditional story...
Monash cryptocurrency blockchain pioneer wins top research award
2 November, 2018
Associate Professor Joseph Liu was announced as ACS ICT ‘Researcher of the Year’ at the 2018 Digital Disruptor Awards last night recognising his groundbreaking research in advancing blockchain technology as a legitimate way to create
AI under the spotlight
1 November, 2018
The ethical dilemmas inherent in artificial intelligence (AI) will be the focus of a seminar held at the State Library Victoria, in Melbourne, Australia on 13 November.
Virtual Angkor wins American Historical Association Prize
22 October, 2018
SensiLab’s virtual simulation of Angkor has been awarded the prestigious American Historical Associations’ (AHA) Roy Rosenzweig Prize for Innovation in Digital History.
Understanding AI: itâs speed and algorithms, not magic
17 October, 2018
The immense possibilities and sizeable challenges created by rapid advances in Artificial Intelligence and data science were among the most hotly discussed issues at the 2018 Monash Global Leaders’ Summit.
Monash and Indra secure ARENA funding for Smart Energy City
15 October, 2018
Monash University continues to play a leading role in the transformation of Australia’s electricity system, with the launch of the Monash Smart Energy City project.